Words to Live by: Inspiration for Every Day

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This inspirational daily reader offers practical and encouraging insights into daily living accompanied by a wide-ranging collection of quotes from the world's great men and women. 384 pages.

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Using personal anecdotes from his years of experience teaching spiritual principles to an American audience, Eknath Easwaran introduces all the important concepts and techniques necessary for leading a spiritual life in today's world. A page for each day of the year includes: a short, insightful selection by Eknath Easwaran giving ready access to his deep understanding of the challenges and rewards of intentional living. Powerful corroboration of each point for the day from one of the world's best-known philosophers, saints, writers, and scientists: St. Augustine, Norman Cousins, Leo Tolstoy, Lao-Tzu, William Blake, Albert Einstein, St. Teresa of Avila, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, G.K. Chesterton, Thomas Merton, William James, the Buddha, Anandamayi Ma, Jalaluddin Rumi, Miguel de Cervantes, Helen Keller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Spinoza, Mahatma Gandhi, George Bernard Shaw, and many others.

About the Author:

Schooled in both Eastern and Western traditions, Eknath Easwaran took to the spiritual life amidst a successful career in India as a professor of English literature, writer and lecturer. He came to the University of California, Berkeley, in 1960 on the Fulbright exchange program and established the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation in Northern California in 1961. His deep personal experience and his love for his students have made the ancient art of meditation accessible to those who hold jobs and live active lives among friends and family.

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