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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In other words, this version of the Dhammapada is really the Dhammpada according to Easwaran. The teachings are a blueprint for anyone who lives in the world and seeks a peaceful existence. His meditation practice had begun. In fact, we are not certain which if any of the Upanishadic teachings he had direct contact with. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x A fantastic clear translation that is helpful for beginners on up. As a vehicle of Buddhist thought, the Dhammapada’s haunting poetry adds beauty and emotion to what can often seem a rigorously intellectual discipline. Easdaran 28, Charles rated it liked it. What he broaches here is pretty rudimentary, but his many references to Jesus and then Einstein started to make me uncomfortable.

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The Dhammapada

Latest estimates place Buddhists in the range of million eaxwaran a wildly optimistic one billion worldwide. I received a review copy of this book through GoodReads. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Blue Mountain Center of Meditation Amazon. This would be false. But personal sorrow is gone. Ideally, it ought to make you want more—more knowledge, more understanding. Notify me of new posts via email.

The Best Books of There is nothing negative to say about a book of positive thinking. That some of the Upanishads had come into form prior to his time is certain; that some evolved after him is also certain. Then to read the enlightening words of Dammapada that puts answers on life’s biggest questions. Start reading The Dhammapada on your Kindle in under a minute. Email required Address never made public.


Van Houten rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Christopher rated it really liked it Feb 24, Buddhist scripture is much more voluminous than the Bible, but By tasting it you can get a hint of the delights to dhamapada, though it will not fill you. Looking for beautiful books?

Easwaran as a Teacher In the introduction to one of his key books, Easwaran described his approach as a teacher. Eknath Easwaran — is the originator of passage meditation and the author of more than 30 books on spiritual living.

Eknath Easwaran is one of the twentieth century’s great spiritual teachers and an authentic guide to timeless wisdom.