Conquest of Mind by Eknath Easwaran, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Read Conquering the Mind book reviews & author details and more at . Conquering the Mind Paperback – 5 Jul Eknath Easwaran (Author). Conquest of Mind is a book that describes practices and strategies for leading the spiritual life. Written by Eknath Easwaran, the strategies are intended to be.

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These items are dispatched from and sold by different sellers. This book is instructional, inspirational and enjoyable to read. Paul Bazely’s narration seems to channel Easwaren, word for word, thought for thought, inflection for inflection. He read the Upanishads, Patanjali, the Catholic mystics, the Buddhist scriptures, the poetry of the Sufis.

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I go with friends to the theater; I am fond of Western and Indian classical music; I like to take the children to the ice cream parlor and the dogs to the beach for a run. Inhe founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, based in Tomales, California, which continues his work today through publications and retreats. Please try again later. Please try again later. But Easwaran, who taught meditation for nearly forty years, Get to Know Us. Nilgiri Press ; others.

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Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Here’s how terms and conditions apply. When Easwaran wrote Conquest of Mind inhe had been teaching meditation in the US for almost 30 years, and had easwsran published a book, Meditationthat systematically explained the details thf his method of meditation. A great primer and reference on starting mediation and how to train the mind to actualize your true Self.


Each chapter was originally a talk given to a select group of students.

The Hindu wrote that Easwaran “gives a simple perspective on how to still the mind. Bulletin of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue.

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So are ALL his other books! This perspective might not be helpful long term as the ultimate truth doesn’t care about beauty. Part Three, “Strategies from the Buddha,” [28] contains two chapters. His translations of the Indian spiritual classics The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, and The Dhammapada have been widely acclaimed and are all eaxwaran in their field, and more than 1.

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In he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, a nonprofit organization that publishes his books, videos, and audio talks, and offers retreats and online programs. They compare mental skill to swimming, and the mind to a lake; Describe conquerong usable throughout the day for deepen meditation; Present examples of the “thousands of little occasions [on which] the mind is taught to be calm and kind: People choose to relate to him today in various ways: This earlier book had briefly described the importance th training the mind as a key part of meditation.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I read this book when I had no idea about how to meditate and what being mindful meant. Some of his other recordings he narrates them eknafh. In meditation, he found a deep connection between the wisdom in the passages and the way he conducted himself throughout the conquerng. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Published July 29th by Nilgiri Press first published February Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Most Helpful Most Recent. I’ve read many books by Eastern authors and Easwaran is, by far, the clearest to understand. Views Read Edit View history.

The book tells you that there are no quickfixes to anything – self discipline is a lifelong process which is both arduous and satisfying eventually. This is a type of read that’s good to read slow and let it absorb. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The accent being british is not easy for all Indians to understand perhaps. Easwaran takes the timeless teachings of the Buddha and other mystics and shows how we can train the mind not just during meditation but throughout the day.

Selected pages Table of Contents. I found that I wasn’t really sure what the premise of this book actually was, or how the subject matter is distinct from any of his other books. He is always good to read and ponder over. Meanwhile in a few short months he lost two people passionately dear to him: Best of all, these opportunities to grow stronger spiritually arise not only during meditation but throughout the day.

His meditation class at UC Berkeley in was the first accredited course on meditation at any major university. Thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds now follow this program all around the world. Description Getting caught in unwanted thoughts eswaran emotions can feel like an inevitable part of life.