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    “This is the central principle of meditation: we become what we meditate on.”
    EKNATH EASWARAN
    (1910–1999)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Timeless Wisdom of Eknath Easwaran

A Practice for Today: Training the Senses "Juggle with your opinions, especially when you find that you are rigid or emotional about them. . . . more

Easwaran on Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ: Talk 29 This is the 29th in a long series of talks Eknath Easwaran gave on The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis. . . . more

YA Blog Post: Easwaran Answering the Need of the Times "In Berkeley, California, in the 1960s, when hundreds of students attended my talks and classes on meditation, skeptics told me, 'These young people are here because of the need of the times.' . . . more

Training Our Minds to Love: A World-Class Skill The following excerpt is from Original Goodness: Eknath Easwaran on the Beatitudes. . . . more

A Practice for Today: Repetition of a Mantram "Don't waste time getting caught in past or future. . . . more

Thought for the Day

May 27

Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each separate fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.
   – Dostoyevsky

Most of us think of love as a one-to-one relationship, which is the limitation of love on the physical level. But there is no limit to our capacity to love. We can never be satisfied by loving just one person here, another there. Our need is to love completely, universally, without any reservations – in other words, to become love itself.

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