Essence Of The Upanishads: A Key To Indian Spirituality (Wisdom Of India)

Authors: Eknath Easwaran
Publisher: Nilgiri Press
Keywords: wisdom, india, spirituality, indian, upanishads, essence
Pages: 252
Published: 2009-08-25
Language: English
Category: Upanishads, Hinduism, Religion & Spirituality,
ISBN-10: 1586380362     ISBN-13: 9781586380366
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 14.95 USD
  • Rating: 100%
Through his interpretation of one important Upanishad, an ancient wisdom text, Eknath Easwaran shows how the timeless Indian tradition offers guidance on how to live today. Lyrical, dramatic, and inspiring, the Katha Upanishad presents the core ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story all can relate to — the adventure of a young hero, Nachiketa, who passes into the kingdom of Death in search of immortality. The King of Death tests his resolve, but the teenager stands firm, demanding answers to the age-old questions, "What is the purpose of life? What happens to me when I die?" Death emerges as the perfect spiritual guide — direct, uncompromising, and challenging. Easwaran’s approach to the Katha is both practical and universal. He explains key Sanskrit terms like karma and prana, illustrating them through everyday anecdotes and entertaining analogies while placing Indian spirituality into the broader context of world mysticism.

Download Data provided by OpenISBN Project and others:
Please note the links above are not download links for the ebook of "Essence Of The Upanishads: A Key To Indian Spirituality (Wisdom Of India)"
You can search on LeatherBound to download or purchase an ebook.

Searching Book Reviews...