Essence of the Upanishads is a translation and commentary on the Katha Upanishad, an ancient Indian scripture. Written by Eknath Easwaran, the book was. In this best-selling translation, Eknath Easwaran makes these For Easwaran, the Upanishads are part of India’s precious legacy, not just to. Easwaran’s best-selling translation of the ancient wisdom texts called the Upanishads is reliable, readable, and the Upanishads, illumined sages.

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Books by Sri Aurobindo on same subjects are a much better read and really brings forth the essence and vitality of Vedas.

Want to Read saving…. Jorge Barrios rated it it was ok Jun 03, So I gave this 4 rather than 5 stars. I am not so interested in implementing them in my own life. Lyrical, dramatic, and inspiring, the Katha Upanishad presents upahishads core ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story all can relate to — the adventure of a young hero, Nachiketa, who passes into the king Through his interpretation of one important Upanishad, an ancient wisdom text, Eknath Easwaran shows how the timeless Indian tradition offers guidance on how to live today.

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His meditation practice had begun. Refresh and try again. Apr 17, Monty rated it really liked it. It was a thrilling discovery.


The Upanishads have puzzled and inspired wisdom seekers from Yeats to Schopenhauer. User Review – Flag as inappropriate copied from amazon.

Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality

Personally I feel the subject tries too hard to convince the reader of the potential to avoid death by trying to be one with divinity.

Easwaran uses the metaphor of channels in the brain to describe how a person’s major concern develops Archived from the original on Easwaran is a recognized authority on the Indian spiritual classics.

This book includes an overview of the cultural and historical setting, with chapter introductions, notes, and a Sanskrit glossary.

Certified BuyerGuwahati. One of the best books I have read. Would have enjoyed it much more if I didn’t had to find the right page every few minutes.

Eknath Easwaran — is respected around the world eknaath an authentic guide to timeless wisdom, and as the author of Passage Meditationwhich brings universal truths into daily life. The Upanishads have puzzled and inspired wisdom seekers from Yeats to Schopenhauer. An oceanographic vehicle is used to descend deep into the sea, to seek out its secrets with instruments and searchlights. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Nagler is a fine writer Blue Mountain Center of Meditation Amazon.

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Eknath Easwaran was an Indian author, spiritual teacher, translator and interpreter of Indian literature. The book presents many valuable points about what the Upanishad says. In this best-selling translation, Eknath Easwaran makes these challenging texts more accessible by selecting the passages most relevant to readers seeking timeless truths upanishadw. The author has done a good job and its indeed an impressive reading, but I have an issue with the paper quality.

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Unlike other translations, which is purely literal, Eknath summarizes his learnings, provides metaphors and explain this deep and complicated concept in a fairly simple fashion. Those upanishafs d This is not what I expected. Will update this review after I am done with the book. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? In essence, without knowing one’s Self, you would be wading dark waters all the time as the Upanishads themselves say. They stated that “E. Read this over a period of time, and it soaked in deeper.

Atman exists, the t Exceptionally simple!