God Makes the Rivers to Flow: An Anthology of the World's Sacred Poetry and Prose (Paperback)

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Life-affirming and lyrical writings for inspiration and meditation, from saints and sages of the Christian, Hindu, Sufi, Jewish, Native American, Buddhist, and Taoist traditions.

Eknath Easwaran taught meditation and spiritual living for nearly 40 years and drew deep, ongoing inspiration from the sacred literature of the world's traditions.

Read these 149 passages for daily inspiration, for the insights they give into other spiritual traditions, for the light they throw on how to live, for the sustenance they offer when we feel sad or tired, and for the deep transformation they can bring in Easwaran's spiritual practice of passage meditation.

Rich supporting material includes detailed background notes, suggestions for memorization and for studying the texts, and instruction in using these sacred writings in passage meditation.

About the Author


Eknath Easwaran (1910-1999) is respected around the world as a teacher of meditation and an authentic guide to world wisdom. His method of passage meditation fits within any faith, philosophy, or lifestyle. In 1961 Easwaran founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which carries on his work today. Easwaran's books include commentaries on the great saints and sages of the world's traditions and have been published in 26 languages. His translations of the Indian spiritual classics (The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads and The Dhammapada) have been widely acclaimed and are all bestsellers in their field, and more than 1.4 million of his books are in print. A gifted teacher who lived for many years in the West, Easwaran lived what he taught, giving him enduring appeal as a teacher and author of deep insight and warmth.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781586380380
ISBN-10: 1586380389
Publisher: Nilgiri Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Pages: 334
Language: English