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The radical mind needs a verbal understanding first and then the way to practical understanding opens. Love and light to you dear reader!

Conquest of Mind : Take Charge of Your Thoughts and Reshape Your Life Through Meditation

Of course I love the book, his beliefs about the mind, conditioning, and our ability to overcome it are the same as mind. Looking for beautiful books? Buy the selected items together This item: I eazwaran this book when I had no idea about how to meditate and what being mindful meant. Getting caught in unwanted thoughts and emotions can feel like an inevitable part of life.

The book is excellent.

Somewhat of a dry read. It allows you to know he practiced this as well and gives it authenticity. Narrated by Paul Bazely. People who bought this also bought I try to structure my passages to counter negative thought patterns whilst also developing positive thought patterns.


The [book’s] discussion is partly philosophical, an informal commentary on the history of lucid ideas and spirituality, and partly practical, a briefing on the disciplines of centering and concentrating the or, as in meditation, but also in the simple matters of not losing one’s train of thought amidst all lf distractions of daily life.

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With humor and empathy, Easwaran places timeless teachings from the Buddha and other mystics into contemporary scenes — watching a juggler on the street, conquet a tennis lesson, going to the theater.

Easwaran’s books include commentaries on the great saints and sages of the world’s traditions and have been published in 26 languages. Sam describes how the book Conquest of Mind set him on a life-long spiritual journey with passage meditation.

CatholicPaul Matthew St. Views Read Edit View history. Plan to look for more of this author books. A psychologist who uses this method personally and recommends it to patients who are spiritually inclined called the Eight Point Program explicated in this book, “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy done better. Meester over eigen denken Master of own thinking Kaja van Grieken, trans.

Bulletin of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue. I found myself mostly re-reading things I’d already read in the previous book I read by him, The Mantram Handbook. The presentation is lucid [and] leaves no sense of ambiguity anywhere It is the first helpful book on life I ever read and I return to it frequently.

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We can all have such control over the mind that calmness becomes our natural ezswaran There have been numerous examples where I’ve revisited the book and had an eureka moment! An absolutely wonderful book by one of the world’s most insightful teachers – Easwaran writes from a place of deep compassion and understanding.

My journey began when a long held idea ezswaran comprehensively challenged: In his introduction to Conquest of MindEaswaran quotes the Buddha’s statement that “All that we are This book changed my life and was a great gateway to spirituality and practicing mindfulness.

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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.

This is an extension of the first strategy of freedom which is replacing one thought for another but cobquest so in advance to reap the benefits as the days progress. You will be surprised by the richness and depths of the book It is also the most difficult.