Words to Live by: Short Readings of Daily Wisdom

Words to Live by: Short Readings of Daily Wisdom

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Introduction and notes by Eknath Easwaran

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  • Publisher: Nilgiri Press
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 210mm x 24mm | 485g
  • Publication date: 16 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Tomales
  • ISBN 10: 1586380494
  • ISBN 13: 9781586380496
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 150,461

Product description

This warmly encouraging collection of daily readings offers immediate inspiration for readers seeking a more spiritually grounded lifestyle. Each reading is based on a quotation from one of the world's great philosophers, poets, saints, and sages. Augustine and Einstein, Emily Dickinson and Jalaladdin Rumi, Biblical verses, Buddhist sutras, Hasidic proverbs, and Hindu Upanishads can all be found here. Each quote is accompanied by a commentary from Easwaran, explaining how the wisdom of the ages can help us here and now. Some days offer gentle reminders to slow down and be mindful. Other days give advice for changing an unwanted habit, mending a relationship, staying strong in hard times, or striving toward the peaks of spirituality described in all religions. This is a book to read in the morning to start the day right, or at night to prepare for peaceful rest. Each day, each year, brings fresh insights and inspiration.

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