DHAMMAPADA EKNATH EASWARAN PDF

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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Easwaran presents the Dhammapada as a guide to spiritual perseverance, progress, an Eknath Easwaran, translator of the best-selling edition of the Dhammapada, sees this powerful scripture as a perfect map for the spiritual journey. Easwaran presents the Dhammapada as a guide to spiritual perseverance, progress, and ultimately enlightenment — a heroic confrontation with life as it really is, with straight answers to our deepest questions.

We witness the heartbreak of death, for instance — what does that mean for us? How does karma work? How do we follow the spiritual life in the midst of work and family?

Does nirvana really exist, and if so, what is it like to be illumined? Paperbackpages. Published October 1st by Nilgiri Press first published September 10th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Essence of the Dhammapadaplease sign up.

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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured eknatn Listopia. Nov 19, Marc Mannheimer rated it it was amazing. Reading this was a great experience. A text that represents the Buddha’s words to all practitioners — lay and monastic — its translation left nothing to be desired for. I liked the rather long introduction by Easwaran, which delineated various key points of Buddhism, the separate introductions to each chapter, by a colleague of Easwaran they were very helpful in explaining the rather terse text chaptersand the text chapters themselves, translated by Easwaran — very succinct and powerful Reading this was a great experience.

I liked shammapada rather long introduction by Easwaran, which delineated various key points of Buddhism, the separate introductions to each chapter, by a colleague of Easwaran they were very helpful in explaining the rather terse text chaptersand the text chapters themselves, translated by Easwaran — very succinct and powerful nuggets of wisdom from the Buddha. All in all, it put my understanding of Buddhism in clearer perspective.

Dec 15, Merrikay rated it it was amazing. The Dhammapada is one of eknaht most beloved of Shammapada texts. There are many translations and many books written expounding upon it. What sets Easwaran’s apart is its profound simplicity.

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Profound simplicity can seem like an oxymoron, but Easwaran is one of the teachers who is especially skilled at translating these teachings in English. 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.

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 anecdote, to relate it to Western thinking. This is the second of his books that I have read, the first being Take Your Time: Finding Balance in a Hurried World, which I also found very helpful.

I will be reading more of his work. Five stars This dhammapqda is from an early review copy of the book given to me by the publisher. Jan 24, Peacejanz rated it it was amazing. A lovely book – a clear discussion of the Buddha’s teachings and movement toward Nirvana.

This is an excellent book for the non-Buddhist to understand what Nirvana is and to compare the teachings of Buddha and Christ without all dhammapwda “religious” overtones. I have been taught Christian ideals and beliefs and know little about other philosophies of life.

The teachings are a blueprint for anyone who lives in the world and seeks a peaceful existence.

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I received a review copy of this book through Good A lovely book – a clear discussion of the Buddha’s teachings and movement toward Nirvana. I received a review copy of this book through GoodReads. Dec 17, Sej rated it liked it Shelves: Easwara book is essentially Easwaran’s commentary on certain verses from the Dhammapada which he explains using anecdotes from his own and Buddha’s life.

The book seems weak in the beginning, but the chapter on Inner Journey is the reason why I really like this book. Easwaran talks about the various stages eawwaran go through once we start to meditate and how to deal with them. Nobody teaches us these things, and Easwaran breaches questions that might have not even been evoked in our minds until we read This book is essentially Easwaran’s commentary on certain verses ekath the Dhammapada which he explains using anecdotes from his own and Buddha’s life.

Nobody teaches us these things, and Easwaran breaches questions that might have not even been evoked in our minds until we read dhhammapada explanations and directions. Aug 26, Joyce Yanney rated it really liked it Shelves: Eknath Easwaran translates this book.

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It was written as a guidebook for buddhists and non buddhists. Text of Buddha’s actual words of short stories from teachers that he remembers during his lifetime. Answers to our questions, heartbreak of death, love, how to follow spiritual life with family and work, how Karma works, does nirvana really exist and if it does what it is to be illumined. Nirvana – aeswaran mysterious state of wisdom, peace, and joy.

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A book for a person that wants to learn of this lifes Eknath Easwaran translates this book. A book for a person that wants to learn of this lifestyle or to answer to the call of Buddha. Oct 28, Esther Marie rated it liked it Shelves: That said, I didn’t care as much for this book. It felt less cohesive to me, and I didn’t enjoy it as much. I would think there would be better books out there for those learning about Buddhism. Aug 02, Cheryl rated it really liked it Shelves: A fantastic clear easwqran that is helpful for beginners on up.

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It asks many questions for today’s lifestyle and answers them with Buddhas calming words. Aug 28, Charles rated it liked it. I had hoped this was the full translation of the Dhammapada. That said this is a great start to reading and understanding Buddhism. I would definitely recommend it to those interested in the topic. Sitaram rated it really liked it Apr 08, Kaitlyn rated it liked it Dec 08, Purvi Indras rated it really liked it Oct 21, John Hurst rated it really liked it Oct 01, Christopher rated it really liked it Feb 24, Paul Vittay rated it really liked it Feb 14, Alex rated it liked it Nov 25, Stephen Simpson rated it really liked it Apr 15, Amandeep Sangha rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Pankaj Poddar rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Sourav Kundu rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Jake Lilly rated it liked it Jul 05, Anuja Ghimire rated it really liked it Apr 18, Raju rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Sarah rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Arjang rated it really liked it Sep 08, Madhu Bazaz Wangu rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Kate rated it really liked it Aug 24, Shweta Kesari rated it really liked it Nov 15, Van Houten rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Sophia rated it really liked it May 18, Fletcher rated it it was amazing Jun 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

dhamampada 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 dhammappada 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.

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