“The widest possibilities for spiritual growth lie in the give-and-take of everyday relationships.”
Video Clip: Tat Tvam Asi, You Are That (4:35 minutes) In this new video clip, Easwaran presents the great spiritual formula from the Indian tradition, "You are That," or Tat tvam asi in Sanskrit, referring to the infinite, immutable spirit that is at the core of human consciousness. . . . more
A Practice for Today: Putting Others First "Share activities with your children. . . . more
Easwaran on Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ: Talk 16 This is the sixteenth in a long series of talks Eknath Easwaran gave on The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis. . . . more
The Tree of Life "Sages speak of the immutable ashvattha tree, the Tree of Life, with its taproot above and its branches below. . . . more
YA Blog Post: Deepening Determination "Meditation is a skill for living. . . . more
Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart – a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water – I accept with joy.
– Bhagavad Gita
We can look upon everything we do as a gift to the Lord. If we hoe the garden carefully so that our family – or a neighbor’s family, or someone in need – can have fresh vegetables for dinner, that is an offering to the Lord. If we work a little more than is expected of us at something that benefits others, that too is an offering to the Lord. Everywhere, in every detail of daily living, it is not a question of quantity or expense that makes our offering acceptable; it is cheerfulness, enthusiasm, and the capacity to forget ourselves in helping others.
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2014 Memorial Video shown on October 25.