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About Eknath Easwaran. Eknath Easwaran. Eknath Easwaran — is the originator of passage meditation and the author of more than 30 books on spiritual living. Easwaran is a recognized authority on the Indian spiritual classics. Easwaran was a professor of English Eknath Easwaran — is the originator of passage meditation and the author of more than 30 books on spiritual living. 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. In , he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, based in Tomales, California, which continues his work today through publications and retreats.
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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. For those who seek him as a personal spiritual guide, Easwaran assured us that he lives on through his eight-point program of passage meditation. Other books in the series. In he founded Ramagiri Ashram as a community of dedicated followers in Marin County. He set up a publishing activity, Nilgiri Press, which printed his first book Gandhi The Man , telling the story of Gandhi as a spiritual as well as a political leader.
His first major work was his 3-volume commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, the Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living , the first volume of which was printed in and the last in His book Meditation on the program of meditation and allied disciplines that he developed first appeared in Easwaran's written works may be grouped into several major categories—primarily books, but also articles in newspapers and other periodicals. Most of his books have been reviewed by spiritually oriented publications or websites, or by nationally known media such as The New Yorker ,  or the New York Post.
In addition, a large number of Easwaran's recorded talks have been published in video and audio formats.
Easwaran's translations of the Bhagavad Gita , the Upanishads , and the Dhammapada see article have been critically acclaimed. Religion scholar Huston Smith is cited by the publisher as writing: "No one in modern times is more qualified — no, make that 'as qualified' — to translate the epochal Classics of Indian Spirituality than Eknath Easwaran. And the reason is clear. It is impossible to get to the heart of those classics unless you live them, and he did live them.
My admiration of the man and his works is boundless. His Indian heritage, literary gifts, and spiritual sensibilities Verse after verse shimmers with quiet, confident authority.
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A bonus is the sparkling page introduction to the Buddha's life and teachings. Essence of the Upanishads see article , originally entitled Dialogue with death: The spiritual psychology of the Katha Upanishad , explains how the Katha Upanishad embraces the key ideas of Indian spirituality within the context of a powerful mythic quest — the story of a young hero who ventures into the land of death in search of immortality.
The book views the key message of the Gita as how to resolve our conflicts and live in harmony with the deep unity of life, through the practice of meditation and spiritual disciplines. In Essence of the Dhammapada , Easwaran comments on the Dhammapada, sayings attributed to the Buddha himself, presenting it as a guide that gives straightforward teachings about spiritual perseverance, progress, and enlightenment. His book Passage Meditation original title Meditation describes the Eight Point Program that Easwaran developed, while his book Conquest of Mind goes further into the practice of these disciplines in daily life.
Timeless Wisdom is a companion book to Passage Meditation and contains passages for meditation drawn from across the world's spiritual traditions.
His book Mantram Handbook: a practical guide to choosing your mantram and calming your mind addresses The Mantram, the second point in the program. His book Strength in the Storm  is an introduction to The Mantram, containing many stories and practical examples to help the reader learn how to harness the inner resources for dealing with challenges in daily living.
Renewal   is a pocket book of short readings on themes such as loving relationships, raising children, living simply, and aging wisely; Patience , the second in the pocket book series, shows how to cultivate Patience — "the ornament of the brave" — at any age. Other older books describe various aspects of leading a spiritual life: Climbing the Blue Mountain , Compassionate Universe , and Undiscovered Country.
God Makes the Rivers to Flow  is an anthology of writings from the sacred literature of the world, selected by Easwaran as useful for meditation. A larger and earlier version of Timeless Wisdom , it contains dozens of passages from diverse traditions, and identifies passages for particular stages in life, such as caregiving, families with small children, death and dying, grief and loss, and for building positive qualities such as patience, courage, devotion to God, and putting others first.
Words to Live By  is a set of daily readings with Easwaran's commentary on applying the reading to daily life. The three volumes of the Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living are conceived as handbooks for applying the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita to lives today. End of Sorrow  concentrates on the individual — how one can discover one's innermost nature, and transform one's life through self-realization, selfless service, and meditation. Like a Thousand Suns  addresses relationships — how one can heal divisions in society, within one's relationships, and within oneself, and realize the unity governing all creation.
To Love is To Know Me  gives a global view, describing what individual readers can do to make a difference in the world today, and ends with a description of bhakti yoga, the path of devotions. Gandhi the Man  traces how Mohandas Gandhi transformed himself into one of the world's great spiritual leaders. Nonviolent Soldier of Islam is the life story of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan , a Pathan or Pushtun of Afghanistan and a devout Muslim, who raised the first nonviolent army in history to free his people from British imperial rule. This book was favorably discussed in The New Yorker.
Original Goodness see article is a commentary on the Beatitudes. In the s and s, Easwaran published a variety of commentaries on public events in prominent periodicals, especially the Christian Science Monitor ,           and also in the New York Times ,   elsewhere in the US,  and internationally.
Many of Easwaran's recorded talks have been published in video and audio formats. Several dozen of Easwaran's talks have been published as video DVDs. Some of Easwaran's written works, including Gandhi the Man , have been published as audio books, as voice-recorded by others, including philosopher Jacob Needleman  and actor Paul Bazely. Easwaran's program for spiritual growth consists of eight points, and was described comprensively in his book Meditation later republished as Passage Meditation. Each point had a dedicated chapter: .