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Dominick

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  • Sayings of the Buddha

  • The Dhammapada
  • By: Buddha (translated by Thomas Byron)
  • Narrated by: Jacob Needleman
  • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

Some sources say that the Buddha was born on or around April 8, 563 B.C. How many years have you been around without discovering his wisdom? According to tradition, the words of The Dhammapada come directly from the mouth of Buddha. This translation in particular is among the most poetic and spiritually insightful.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent in its wisdom

  • By Tyrone on 05-05-03

Perfect

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-08

This collection of teachings wastes no words. I will listen to this audiobook over and over again without a doubt. The reader's voice is perfect for such a book, as it doesn't distract the listener in any way and allows one to focus solely on the words being read. I have a relatively large library of audiobooks and this is up there with the best audiobook experiences I've had yet. I'm glad I chose it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Power of Now

  • By: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,885
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,567
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,340

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Consciousness Altering

  • By Darius on 02-13-04

Ties it all together and then some

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-07-08

For a while now, I've been educating myself on religions (Christianity, Buddhism, Taoism, Kabbalah, Islam, Hinduism, Sufism, etc.) and reading the works of today's most revered spiritual speakers, and after listening to this audiobook, I can honestly say Eckhart Tolle has tied it all together. His simple (yet amazingly profound)teachings and concepts allowed me to take a second look at everything I'd already learned, and do so with a deeper, more accurate understanding. There is no way that you're going to read this book and not come away with a basic understanding of how to master the mind, which is to say that you'll know when the mind is to be used, and when it's time to step away from the mind and just be. And the most amazing thing about it is, once you realize it,,you'll also realize that on some level, you've known it all along. This book is truly liberating. I've been seeking inner peace for a long time, and now I know that the key is within me, and has been there the whole time.

52 of 61 people found this review helpful