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Paul Bazely brings Eknath’s words to life. Books by Eknath Easwaran.

Monastics, especially encouraged to have the “mind of Christ” within them, ought to be indebted to Eknath for the manual of easwaaran or untraining the mind, a phrase once used by Thomas Merton. Fascinating, and capable of changing lives! No trivia or quizzes yet. Part Three, “Strategies from the Buddha,” [28] contains two chapters. Cobquest classic manual is a unique source of practical spiritual support for new and experienced meditators, and gives all the instruction needed to establish a vibrant meditation practice and keep it going.

The San Francisco Chronicle declared, “Yogananda presents a convincing case for yoga, and those who ‘came to scoff’ may remain ‘to pray. Stef Durham rated it it was amazing Mine 13, This is definitely not the way certainly not the most efficient way to get into Eknath as he seems to waffle on eaawaran lot in these books and repeats himself a lot between b This is my third Eknath book including his translation of the Gita. I don’t think Easwaran is enlightened though.

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This book changed conquext life and was a great gateway to spirituality and practicing mindfulness. Training the Mind ch. Bulletin of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue. Timeless Wisdom Eknath Easwaran.

His translations of the Indian spiritual classics The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, and The Dhammapada have been widely acclaimed and are all bestsellers in their field, and more than 1. I took to a form of mindfulness meditation in the hope that it would help me claim a restless and turbulent mind. Quotes from Conquest of Mind The [book’s] discussion is partly philosophical, an informal commentary on the history of lucid ideas and spirituality, and partly practical, a briefing on the disciplines of centering and concentrating the mind, as in meditation, but also in the simple matters of not losing one’s train of thought amidst all the distractions of daily life.


It worked to an extent but it only meant that as my mind calmed, I desired answers more than ever. Words can’t easwaraan how much I have benefited Not all of us are blessed to be associated a spiritual teacher and have access to this knowledge.

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Conquest of Mind: Take Charge of Your Thoughts and Reshape Your Life Through Meditation

Obstacles and Opportunities describes how to overcome five obstacles identified by the Buddha: If you’re reading these words, you’ve probably felt it – the natural movement of life, the truth that beckons below the surface of things.

Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Part Four, entitled “Three Spiritual Strengths,” [30] contains 3 chapters. See all 11 reviews. Writing as an experienced, friendly coach, Easwaran takes the timeless teachings of the Buddha and other mystics and tells how we can train the mind not just during meditation but throughout the day. As the pages turned themselves, it was like Eknath Easwaran was talking directly to me — the picture of intentional living painted in this book took my breath away.

My journey began when a long held idea was comprehensively challenged: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Manassunu Jayinchandi Madhurantakam Narendra, trans. Paul Bazely brings Eknath’s words to life What did you learn from Conquest of Mind that you would use in your daily life? By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Passage meditation and how to control the intrusive thoughts. The Mantram Handbook Eknath Easwaran. Preview — Conquest of Mind by Eknath Easwaran.


The book tells you that there are no quickfixes to anything – self discipline is a lifelong process which is both arduous and satisfying eventually.

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Aaron Sarkozy rated it liked it Sep 15, In a very practical, step by step, manner I got control of my mind and then my life. I read this book when I had no idea about how to meditate and what being mindful meant. In his new book, A Faswaran Worth Breathinginternationally renowned yoga teacher and spiritual philosopher Max Strom shows us the way.

Sam lives in New South Wales, Australia. This book was recommended to me after my first wife died. Plan to look for more of this author books.

Just as a fitness routine can result in a strong, supple body, spiritual disciplines can shape a secure personality and a resilient, loving mind. But the book is full of practical ways to tame your mind. Read more Read less. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my mindd arrive? His class on the theory and practice of meditation at UC Berkeley is believed to be the first accredited course on meditation at any Western university.

I’ve read many books by Eastern authors and Easwaran is, by far, the clearest to understand. Nilgiri Press ; others. Eknath Easwaran has the great ability to relate matters of spirituality to day to day affairs of humans.