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    • The Bhagavad Gita

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,428
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279
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      5 out of 5 stars 1,276

    The Bhagavad Gita, "The Song of the Lord", is the best known of all the Indian scriptures, and Easwaran's reliable and accessible version has consistently been the best-selling translation. Easwaran's introduction places the Gita in its historical setting and brings out the universality and timelessness of its teachings. Chapter introductions give clear explanations of key concepts in that chapter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Content and narration reduced me to tears

    • By laurie on 01-11-16

    Regular price: $7.66

    • Essence of the Upanishads

    • A Key to Indian Spirituality
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 183
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      5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 152

    Easwaran's classic manual is a unique source of practical spiritual support for new and experienced meditators, and gives all the instruction needed to establish a vibrant meditation practice and keep it going. In passage meditation, you focus attention on passages, or texts, drawn from all the world's sacred traditions. You choose the passages that appeal to you, so this universal method stays fresh and inspiring, prompting you to live out your highest ideals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So much wisdom.

    • By simz singh on 09-02-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Dhammapada

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 252
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      5 out of 5 stars 227
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      5 out of 5 stars 226

    Dhammapada means "the path of dharma", the path of harmony and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. This classic Buddhist scripture is a collection of vivid, practical verses gathered from direct disciples who wanted to preserve what they had heard from the Buddha himself. Easwaran's translation of this classic Buddhist text is the best-selling translation in the US.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio doesn’t include full book

    • By Montgomery on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Passage Meditation - A Complete Spiritual Practice

    • Train Your Mind and Find a Life That Fulfills
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Easwaran's classic manual is a unique source of practical spiritual support for new and experienced meditators and gives all the instruction needed to establish a vibrant meditation practice and keep it going. In passage meditation you focus attention on passages, or texts, drawn from all the world's sacred traditions. You choose the passages that appeal to you, so this universal method stays fresh and inspiring, prompting you to live out your highest ideals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time to start meditation

    • By At Large on 04-30-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Conquest of Mind

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 89

    A method of meditation and a program of daily living to enable you to reshape your mind and character to accord with your highest values. The book Conquest of Mind, by Eknath Easwaran, is read by Paul Bazely.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For those who really want to free the clutter of the mind. Truly Inspiring!

    • By Kallol Kundu on 06-28-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Following the Teachings of the Upanishads

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    The Upanishads are among the oldest of the Indian wisdom texts, the records of teaching sessions of illumined sages and their students, who were asking the fundamental questions of life. Easwaran's translation of these classic texts has been highly acclaimed, and in these informal talks to close students he draws out the main themes of eleven Upanishads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, succinct, comprehensible

    • By Neera on 08-23-16

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Following the Path of Jesus

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 29

    In this series of informal talks to close students, Eknath Easwaran comments on short extracts from the Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis, a classic 15th-century Christian text. Recognizing that these gems of spiritual counselling are expressed in difficult, medieval language, Easwaran takes care to place them in a contemporary context. He shows how this great text contains much sound, sensitive psychology that can guide us in making wise choices today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deep

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-03-17

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Strength in the Storm

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Stress and anxiety affect us all - but some people seem to cope better than others. What makes the difference? If we learn to calm our minds, Easwaran says, we can find the center of strength within us all. Life will inevitably send trials, from minor irritations to major crises, but we can choose how to respond. We can learn to access the inner resources of energy, love, and wisdom we need to ride the waves of life minute by minute, day by day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Beauty Of Being In The Present Moment

    • By Sara on 08-23-16

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Mahatma Gandhi

    • His Search for Truth
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Author Eknath Easwaran grew up in Gandhi's India and was deeply influenced by the way he brought spiritual values into daily life. In this reading, British-based actor Paul Bazely captures the quiet passion of Easwaran's recollections of Gandhi's impact on India - "the human alchemy he wrought". For Easwaran, Gandhi's lasting contribution was not just as an outstanding exponent of selfless service and nonviolence, but above all as a mystic who gave us a higher image of ourselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Gteat Way to Brcome Zero

    • By James Carl Barsz, MD on 05-04-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Gandhi the Man

    • The Story of His Transformation
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    How had Gandhi transformed himself from an ineffective young lawyer into the Mahatma, the “great soul” who led 400 million ordinary men and women in their nonviolent struggle for independence? To find out, Easwaran visited Gandhi’s ashram and watched the Mahatma absorbed in meditation on the Bhagavad Gita – the wellspring of Gandhi’s spiritual strength.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gandhis transformation inspires ours

    • By ranjini Manian on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $8.36

    • Following the Way of the Buddha

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Eknath Easwaran selects key verses from his acclaimed translation of the Buddha's Dhammapada, and explains in these informal talks to his close students how the Buddha's timeless words can guide us in our lives today.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Audio Quality is all over the place

    • By Michael Leon on 05-21-16

    Regular price: $11.86

    • The Transformation of Anger

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    Anger is a powerful force. Easwaran inspires us to transform it into a constructive, healing friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected, but enjoyable...

    • By customer on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $2.77

    • The Prayer of Saint Francis

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Meditation is the key to finding the Self, and Easwaran recommends this prayer, which begins "Lord make me an instrument of thy peace . . . ," as the first passage to use when learning to meditate. In this talk Easwaran explores the four pillars of wisdom and then gives a line-by-line commentary on the prayer.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Cluttering up Thus Way Seeking Mind.

    • By SEED7ROBI on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $2.77

    • An Uncluttered Mind

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Easwaran explains how we can clear our minds of the clutter that prevents us from living our lives the way we want to live.

    Regular price: $2.77

    • House of the Mind

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Controlling the mind is easier said than done. Easwaran uses the metaphor of a house, fine on the outside but internally in disarray, to illustrate the challenges in controlling the mind and the techniques we may use to achieve that control.

    Regular price: $2.77

    • Gandhi's Story

    • How One Man Changed Himself to Change the World
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Eknath Easwaran grew up in Gandhi's India and was deeply inspired by him. As a young man, he read Gandhi's weekly articles and visited his ashram, walking with Gandhi and observing him in deep meditation during his prayer service. What fascinated Easwaran was Gandhi's magnificent spiritual transformation - from a shy, ineffectual lawyer to the Mahatma, the "great soul" who led millions of Indians in their successful nonviolent struggle for independence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book

    • By MELODY J. LEMESURIER on 11-28-17
    • How One Man Changed Himself to Change the World
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Release date: 12-05-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 25 ratings

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Spiritual Teacher, Earnest Student

    • Finding a Reflection of Your True Self
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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     Why is a teacher important? And how can we find an authentic one? Easwaran, a recognized authority on spiritual living, has guided earnest students around the world. He tells us that to make real progress on the spiritual path, we need encouragement, inspiration, and practical guidance from someone who has made the journey before us - an experienced guide who can show us a safe path up the spiritual mountain. 

    Regular price: $4.17

    • Sacred Literature of the World

    • Inspirational Passages Selected and Read by Eknath Easwaran
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In this historic recording Eknath Easwaran, who taught meditation and spiritual living for over 40 years, reads his selection of lifeaffirming writings from the saints, sages, and scriptures of the Christian, Hindu, Sufi, Jewish, Buddhist, and Taoist traditions. This collection includes passages from Easwaran’s translations of the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and the Dhammapada. Easwaran’s reading is sonorous and deep, slowing down the mind and drawing us into a world of timeless wisdom where our worries and concerns fall back into perspective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THe BEST meditation book there is!

    • By Laura on 03-19-13

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Renewal

    • A Little Book of Courage & Hope
    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    This is a little book of hope - wise, warm suggestions to help us change ourselves to change our world. Listen to it whenever you need some courage, some inspiration, and some peace in your heart. Listen to it when you need an answer to the question, "But what can I do?" This collection of short readings includes stories from East and West, inspiration from Gandhi and the world's saints, and spiritual insights and practical ideas we can adopt today, no matter what our faith, philosophy, or lifestyle.

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Meditation: Four Talks

    • By: Eknath Easwaran
    • Narrated by: Eknath Easwaran
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 31

    Easwaran gives clear, practical, step-by-step instructions in passage meditation: four talks recorded during an intensive course for the University of California Berkeley Extension. In passage meditation, you focus attention on passages, or texts, drawn from all the world’s sacred traditions. You choose the passages that appeal to you, so this universal method stays fresh and inspiring, prompting you to live out your highest ideals. Meditation is supported by the mantram and six other spiritual tools to help us stay calm, kind, and focused throughout the day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Inspiring

    • By Funda on 03-06-09

    Regular price: $13.26

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