Reading the Upanishads: Part Nine

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:Verses 9 to 11 of the Easwaran translation of the Isha Upanishad are... In dark night live those for whomThe world without alone is real; in … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Part Seven

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:The seventh verse of the Easwaran translation of the Isha Upanishad is... Those who see all creatures in themselvesAnd themselves in all … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Part Six

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:The sixth verse of the Easwaran translation of the Isha Upanishad is... Those who see all creatures in themselvesAnd themselves in all … [Read more...]


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Meet a Guru: Eknath Easwaran

I wasn't sure where to start in introducing some of the gurus, teachers, and schools of Hinduism. But then I thought I would start with Easwaran, since we've been reading his translation of the Upanishads.BackgroundEaswaran was born in Kerala and later moved to America. He learned Hinduism from his beloved grandmother and then was also influenced by Catholicism in school. He became a spiritual leader later in life after a career as an English professor. He married a non-Indian, American w … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Part Five

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:The fifth verse of the Easwaran translation of the Isha Upanishad is... The Self seems to move, but is ever still.he seems far away, but is … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads- Part Four

I thought it would be nice to read along through some scriptures and discuss the passages. I have a translation of the Upanishads done by Eknath Easwaran, a teacher whom I deeply trust and love. In this book there is an introduction before each translation with some insight from Easwaran.Here is a link to the Amazon page for the book I have:The fourth verse of the Easwaran translation is... The Self is one. Ever still, the Self isswifter than thought, swifter than the … [Read more...]


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