Stories, Symbols and Rituals of India’s beloved elephant-headed deity In the game of cricket, having scored 99 runs, when a bats-man stands poised on the threshold of that much coveted century, he experiences the moment that is best associated with Ganesha. Fear and uncertainty envelope him; between..
A man was sitting with his friends in a local inn. After a couple of drinks, he asked his friends, “Do you love me?” “Of course, we do,” they replied. “So do you know what I need?” No one answered. “If you don’t know what I need then how can you say you love me?” To love and to be loved is the most ..
What is the sum total of human life? Are we to keep working towards eternally elusive and expanding goals? In our continuous effort to be more productive and ever progressive, we tend to lose sight of the beautiful side of existence – its simplicity. A Fistful of Wisdom reminds us that life is playf..
Adi Shankaracharya composed a number of Vedantic works for imparting the knowledge of the Self. One of these hymns is the famous “Bhaja Govindam”. ‘Bhaja’ literally means ‘seek’, ‘Govindam’ means ‘the Lord’ – ‘the Truth’. The learned masters, out of deep compassion try to wake up humanity. They invi..
India Today What he teaches is essentially a mix of psychological, yogic and meditation exercises tinged with the latest management jargon. Business World He is the latest Guru on the corporate scene. And his program on Stress and Creativity are being lapped up by executives from top-notch companies..
Take charge of your thoughts and reshape your life through meditation. Feeling trapped by unwanted thoughts and emotions can seem an inevitable part of life. But Easwaran, who taught meditation for nearly forty years, shows a way to break free. Just as a fitness routine can create a strong, supple b..
Dialogue with Death is not a book on death and dying. It is a book about life and living: what life is for, who we are as human beings, why we are here. Yet it is death that forces these questions on us. If we could live forever, there would be little urgency in finding answers. But the fact is that..
Discovering Your Hidden Spiritual Resources is Eknath Easwaran’s phrase for the spark of divinity hidden in every one of us that can energize our lives. Love, compassion, meaning, hope and freedom from fear are not qualities we need to acquire, Easwaran points out. We simply need to uncover what we ..
The persistent questions of seekers fill this book. It’s all here – the pain, the confusion, the raging gut-level thirst, all that it means to be human and alive and wanting. And through it all are the clear, strong, unwavering tones of a master who reminds us that the only thing that lies between t..
The Bhagavad Gita is India’s best-known scripture – a dialogue between a warrior-prince named Arjuna and his charioteer and spiritual guide, Sri Krishna. For Easwaran, a foremost translator of the Gita, who taught classes on it for over 40 years, the Gita’s epic battle represents the war in our own ..
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 text closest to the Buddha’s actual words, it is a collection of short teachings memorized during his lifetime by his disciples. Easwaran..
Gems from World Religions is a collection of sacred pieces of literature from the religious traditions of the East and the West. It has the power to change your life. Positive and practical, inspiring and life-affirming, these pieces are filled with the charge of mystical awareness. They sweep aside..