The Enlightened Gardener

Narrated by: Toby McKee
Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (73 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Beset by daily life’s trials and tribulations, many people search for the elusive wisdom that will help them to make sense of their journey and find inner peace. So, too, do the characters in this wonderful new story by Sydney Banks. 

In this simple but profound tale, four colleagues meet a remarkable gardener whose unique philosophy will forever change their lives. That philosophy is equally powerful for the listener. The wisdom within this book comes in the form of a straightforward message that is accessible to all who will open their hearts to it.

©2001 Sydney Banks, International Human Relations Consultants Inc., Lone Pine Publishing and Partners Publishing (P)2018 Sydney Banks, International Human Relations Consultants Inc., Lone Pine Publishing and Partners Publishing

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3 Principles

This is a great look at the 3 principles by the guy who popularized it. Someone mentioned that this book was religious. The only religious parts I heard in the book was when other characters tried to compare religion to the 3ps. Yes the book addresses universal consciousness, because it's one of the 3ps. I enjoyed the book except for the fact that there was only one narrator playing each character. Not a problem really, I just don't listen/read fiction books. If you enjoy the 3ps or want to explore it this is great purchase. There are less than 10 or so books on audible about the 3ps, which I have most.

Do you want to explore something new? Dive deeper and discover more about yourself? Increase your wisdom and intuitive knowledge? If so then I'd recommend it.

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dope!

This book was very special to me. it is a Super cool take on the three principles....!

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listened 3 times that good

I listened to this 3 times and I am certain that I will listen to it again. throughly enjoyed it every time.

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Profound teachings wrapped up in a small story

Follow a group of psychologists as they encounter a gardener outside a conference and start to wake up to the simplicity behind the logic of the psyche.

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amateurish, some insight

Not much of a story, but has some basic insight into what makes life good to live.

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I didn't know it was a religious book.

I was just looking for a inspirational story and was taken aback at the religious element. People can believe what they want. I just like to keep my life simple and not into the universal consciousness stuff. I hate sneakiness, so will call it a loss and delete from my library.

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  • Paul W. Sutherland
  • 08-22-19

The perfect story. I loved it!!!

This is a life lesson wrapped in a beautiful story. The Three principles of mind, consciousness and thought are, for want of a better term, thought provoking. Universal may be added to the front of those three words.

A brilliantly told tale that you'll find hard to put down, as I did., listening to the whole book in one session.

The book perfectly illustrates how the most simple concepts can be the most profound with a little contemplation.

Thank you Sydney Banks for sharing this wonderful story.

I can only hope Audible grants my request to have the other books by Sydney Banks in Audible format. I have these booksI on Kindle which are equally amazing, especially The Missing Link.

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  • Nathan McPhee
  • 04-22-19

Insightful!!

Fantastic!! It will give you the shift you need to realise that you're problems are just illusionary and come only from you're own thinking. Empowering!!!

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  • C.Meadleton
  • 05-01-19

Interesting ideas - bad narration

I found this an interesting idea of teaching through story but the narrator's performance was poor. I think it would work better as a dramatisation with several actors.

The underlying message of acceptance I found interesting. I hope more Sydney Banks books will be put on Audible, but with a different narrator

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  • christopher carey
  • 09-12-20

dreadful narrator

the principles are interesting but the story is poorly written. This would have been average but the narrator sucks every inch of emotion and soul out of the author's words so I would recommend buying the book and reading it yourself...I'm going to go stick ice picks in my ears so I never have to hear this guy speak again

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  • taheya
  • 05-16-20

love it

love this simple book on the 3ps thankyou sydney. i wish his orher books would come on to audible.

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  • Miss Fox
  • 05-12-20

A pleasant listen.

A relaxing and pleasant read with snippets of wisdom. Simple. none duality. pointing to the truth.

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  • Ravinder Hoonjan
  • 04-26-20

Great book by Sydney banks

Loved it. Was an easy listen and enjoyable to learn about the 3 principles. Reccomended

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-15-19

great first insight into Sydney Banks and the 3 ps

Take your time and well worth reminding and listening to parts a few times. If this doesn't help you understand the 3ps, then check out Syd on YouTube for a deeper enlightenment.
I've listened to it 3 times and hear new wisdom each time. Just loved this understanding 😘🥰🤗🤩😍🙏

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-21-19

Pass

Really wanted to like it but it's very poorly written, bad narration didn't help, it's a shame

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  • Tina Arbib
  • 12-22-18

All we need for peace of mind and contentment

Listen and listen again with your heart, not your ears. This book and The Missing Link by Sydney Banks are all you need to wake up to your innate wellbeing: innate wisdom, freedom and clarity - true freedom that I call inner beauty.

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  • Glen Leithhead
  • 04-26-20

Lovely

Really enjoyed this story, it somehow delivers a balanced blend of life, depth and innocence 😇

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  • Brigitte
  • 09-23-19

Amazing read!

This is one of these books that is full of innate wisdom that you need to listen to a few times because the message is so simple yet different to what we have been programmed to understand about reality.

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  • Lesley M B Welsh
  • 06-26-19

Excellent

What an excellent book. Easy to follow and thought provoking book. I really enjoyed the flow of this book and the different characters that were represented.