By Eknath Easwaran

Through his interpretation of 1 vital Upanishad, an historic knowledge textual content, Eknath Easwaran indicates how the undying Indian culture deals information on tips to dwell this present day. Lyrical, dramatic, and encouraging, the Katha Upanishad offers the middle principles of Indian mysticism in a mythic tale all can relate to — the journey of a tender hero, Nachiketa, who passes into the dominion of dying looking for immortality. The King of loss of life assessments his get to the bottom of, however the teen stands company, tough solutions to the age-old questions, "What is the aim of existence? What occurs to me while I die?" dying emerges because the ideal non secular consultant — direct, uncompromising, and not easy. Easwaran’s method of the Katha is either functional and common. He explains key Sanskrit phrases like karma and prana, illustrating them via daily anecdotes and enjoyable analogies whereas putting Indian spirituality into the wider context of global mysticism.

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