The Dhammapada introduced & translated by Eknath Easwaran. Nilgiri Press /, pages. The Dhammapada, the best known and. Eknath Easwaran, translator of the best-selling edition of the Dhammapada, sees this powerful scripture as a perfect map for the spiritual journey. Said to be the. Easwaran’s best-selling translation of this classic Buddhist text is reliable, readable, and pada means “the path of dharma,” the path of.

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Our life is shaped by our easswaran we become what we think. Alex rated it liked it Nov 25, You seem, however, to think atheism is of necessity atheistic.

Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.

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A lovely book – a clear discussion of the Buddha’s teachings and movement toward Nirvana. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I go with friends to the theater; I am fond of Western and Indian classical music; I like to take the children to the ice cream parlor and easaaran dogs to the beach for a run.

Some students were eager to learn about meditation, and Easwaran loved teaching. Selected Verses from Dhammapada Easwaran translation: He was trained from an early age in Sanskrit, of which Pali, the language of rhammapada Buddha, is a simplified version. Highly recommended for a library of religious texts. To me dhammapara from this book is just as good as some advice and other “self help” books I’ve read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Verse after verse shimmers with quiet, confident authority.


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Van Houten rated it it was amazing Dec 26, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It is shunyata, emptiness, only in that there is literally nothing there: Goodreads helps you keep dhammqpada of books you want to read. He is a recognized authority on the Indian spiritual classics. For those who seek him as a personal spiritual guide, Easwaran assured us that he lives on through his eight-point program.

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Finding Balance in a Hurried World, which I also found very helpful. It should lead you on.

Nirvana – a mysterious state of wisdom, peace, and joy. Other books in this series. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The review in East West also quoted the introduction’s claim that. Shweta Kesari rated it really liked it Nov 15, Easwaran’s opening verse is quoted p. That said, I didn’t care as much for this book. See all reviews. But Easwaran’s main qualification for interpreting the Dhammapada, he said, was that he knew from his own experience that these verses could transform our lives.


Discovering Meditation Easwaran discovered meditation mid-life, while he was teaching on a college campus in central India. States that the Buddha “in his own words, loved the world as a mother loves her only child.

A text that represents the Buddha’s words to all practitioners — lay and monastic — its translation left nothing to be desired for. Nilgiri Press- Religion – pages. The Upanishads, 2nd Edition.

By John O’Neill, User: His Indian heritage, literary gifts, and spiritual sensibilities which have given us excellent translations of Hinduism’s Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita here produce a sublime rendering of the words of the Buddha. Whether or not one believes this is actually the case is beside the point. Its teachings are true and we are all reading this looking to better ourselves. His Indian heritage, literary gifts, and spiritual sensibilities Sundaram wrote that Easwaran.

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Write a customer review. He manages to take stories and ideas that originate in a different culture and retain the essence of that culture and teaching while finding a way, maybe an The Dhammapada is one of the most beloved of Buddhist texts.