God Makes the Rivers to Flow

God Makes the Rivers to Flow : An Anthology of the World's Sacred Poetry and Prose

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An anthology of world mysticism with a special focus, this guidebook presents inspired passages from the world's greatest saints and scriptures which proclaim the truths central to all religions in a poetically distilled and positive form.They have been chosen for purity of expression, clarity, positive vision, universality, and for a practical immediacy which makes them translatable into daily life.When we read the words of the inspired passages collected in this book, reflect on them, write them out, memorize them, and meditate on them with profound concentration, they have the capacity to sink deep into our consciousness, alive with the original charge of mystical awareness which first drew them forth.This book is organized to support various levels of engagement with the carefully chosen selections of transforming pieces.New in this edition: Â Nearly twice the number of passages. Â Brief instructions in how to use these powerful selections for daily meditation. Â Tips for memorization. Â A guide to choosing passages to shed unwanted habits or face life challenges. Â Instructions in "Lectio Divina" Â a style of study found in all major traditions. Â Background notes about individual scriptures and mystics. Â New covershow more

Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Nilgiri Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Third Edition
  • 1586380397
  • 9781586380397

About Eknath Easwaran

Eknath Easwaran (1910Â 1999) is respected around the world as a teacher of meditation and an authentic guide to world wisdom. His method of passage meditation fits within any faith, philosophy, or lifestyle. In 1961 Easwaran founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which carries on his work today.Easwaran's books include commentaries on the great saints and sages of the world's traditions and have been published in 26 languages. His translations of the Indian spiritual classics (The Bhagavad Gita,The Upanishads and The Dhammapada) have been widely acclaimed and are all bestsellers in their field, and more than 1.4 million of his books are in print.A gifted teacher who lived for many years in the West, Easwaran lived what he taught, giving him enduring appeal as a teacher and author of deep insight and warmth.show more

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