Meditation: A Simple Eight Point Program for Translating Spiritual Ideals into Daily Life
Meditation A Simple Eight Point Program for Translating Spiritual Ideals into Daily Life Author:Eknath Easwaran You can realize your ideals. — The principle of meditation is simple: You are what you think. By mediating on words that embody your highest ideals, you drive them deep into your consciousness. There they take root and begin to create wonderful changes in your life -- changes you have wanted to make, but have not known how to bring about. — This b... more »ook is a complete guide to a program of meditation that fits naturally into your life -- even complementing an active religious practice.
Eknath Easwaran has been teaching meditation and its application to daily life for more than thirty years in the U.S. He offers specific, systematic tools to:
Deal effectively with stress
Release deep reserves of energy
Leave behind painful memories and live fully in the present
Develop unsuspected capacities for insight and understanding
Learn to love more fully than you had though possible
Discover your unique contribution to life.
"No extravagant claims, no pretentious jargon. Just a clear, insightful exposition of meditation, and an excellent guide to its practice." --Huston Smith, author of THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS« less
Outlines a unique approach to tapping inner resources by training concentration on inspirational passages. Eknath Easwaran's practical Eight Point Program offers specific, systematic tools to sharpen concentration, deal effectively with stress, release deep reserves of energy, and transform anger and other destructive emotions.
This book offers tested techniques for strengthening our ability to meditate. It is a complete guide to a program of meditation that fits naturally into your life, even complementing an active religious practice.