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Becoming Master Artists

Eknath Easwaran

We do not have to accept ourselves as we are. Genetic code or brain bio-chemistry, astrological configurations or Tarot readings, early traumas or upbringing- none of these can ever limit our potentia...

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19K reads, 7 comments

Live Intentionally, In Freedom

Eknath Easwaran

Modern psychology commonly asserts that we cannot enter the unconscious fully aware. The mystic responds, "Oh, yes, you can! I have done it." The journey cannot be adequately described, but ...

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10K reads, 7 comments

Reengineeing Our Patterns

Eknath Easwaran

When I recommend to someone that they slow down, they often raise a legitimate question: “There is so much that I have to do; how can I go through it slowly and get it all done?” I usually...

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11K reads, 11 comments

The Same Self Is in All of Us

Eknath Easwaran

The same spark of divinity–this same Self–is enshrined in every creature. My real Self is not different from yours nor anyone else’s. If we want to live in the joy that increases wit...

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25K reads, 12 comments

Full Effort is Full Victory

Eknath Easwaran

Gandhi wanted so deeply to help the world that he dedicated his life to siphoning every trace of self-interest out of his heart and mind, leaving them pure, radiantly healthy, and free to love. It too...

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26K reads, 24 comments

Elephant in the Rock

Eknath Easwaran

In ancient India lived a sculptor renowned for his life-sized statues of elephants. With trunks curled high, tusks thrust forward, thick legs trampling the earth, these carved beasts seemed to trumpet...

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15K reads, 3 comments

Tree Of Life

Eknath Easwaran

We are all familiar with the unflattering expression, "He can't see the forest for the trees". Similarly, it can be said that most of us don't see the tree for the leaves. We fail to see the Tree o...

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3K reads