Getting caught in unwanted thoughts and emotions can feel like an inevitable part of life. But Eknath Easwaran, a world-famous spiritual teacher who taught. Buy Conquest of Mind: Take Charge of Your Thoughts and Reshape Your Life Through Meditation (Essential Easwaran Library): Third by Eknath Easwaran . More fate throws her a bone. While stepping out for a smoke at her AA meeting, Jane meets Katherine “Kit” Clark, who is fighting demons of her own. She lost.
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If my own thinking is clouded how can I objectively measure my progress? The book is the outcome of [Easwaran’s] long experience of teaching the young and modern minds I touch on theory, but the emphasis is always eknatn and down-to earth. Just as a fitness routine can result in a strong, supple body, spiritual disciplines can shape a secure personality and a resilient, loving mind.
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.
See our Returns Policy. I enjoyed that many of Buddha’s quotes were used eaawaran shown how they relate to today’s lifestyles. Later, he explains that “This is not a book about the Buddha or his teachings, yet I will mention him often in these pages [because] no one teaches more clearly that mastery of life depends on mastering the mind. Easy reading book on meditation. This is definitely not the way certainly not the most efficient way eknarh get into Eknath as he seems to waffle on a lot in these books bu repeats himself a lot between b This is my third Eknath book including his translation of the Gita.
It is followed in the and US editions by five major parts, each divided into 14 chapters. What forms the foundations of a cojquest life? Very helpful for anyone with interests in meditation and self discipline Recommend it for everyone.
Signs Of Synchronicity rated it really liked it May 19, I asked my mother, a very spiritual person, who encouraged me to broaden my reading in the hope that I may find peace and joy. 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 eknatu meditation but throughout the day.
Conquest of Mind is life changing. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. The book is excellent.
Conquest of Mind
I loved his analogies on everything from his life experiences. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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. Visit our Help Pages. It allows you to know he practiced this as well and gives it authenticity. Stef Durham rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Please try again later. Easwaran was a professor of English literature and well known in India as a writer and speaker before coming to the United States in on the Fulbright exchange program.
His language is simple but full of confidence.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Pierre, “The paradox in Easwaran’s discussion is that, to avoid giving over the mind to the world, one must Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Give as a gift.
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With humor and empathy, Easwaran places timeless teachings from the Buddha and other mystics into contemporary scenes — watching a juggler on the street, taking a tennis lesson, going to the theater. Easwaran’s translation of this classic Buddhist text is the best-selling translation in the US.
Easwaran teaches on a non-denominational level and shows the benefits of being able to control your mind.
It does not limit itself to one religion it can be used by anybody who is looking for meaning in their life and for becoming whole. There are days where I’ve conqueet like I am not one pointed at all, where I am somewhat floating away from the chartered course without realizing it. This book was pivotal in helping me ‘make the leap’. Easwaran was a professor of English Eknath Easwaran — is the originator of passage meditation and the author of more than 30 books on conqquest living.
Conquest of Mind does contain his 8 point program in brief as do conquwst of his books but it also contains a lot of waffle and some of the points are covered too briefly for you to really get to grips with them.
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