Gems from World Religions
An anthology of sacred text for modern times
The Bhagavad Gita • Saint Francis of Assisi • The Dhammapada • Hazrat Inayat Khan • Psalm 100 • Kabir • Jewish Liturgy • Tukaram • Lao Tzu • The Upanishads • Saint Paul • The Rig Veda
Gems from World Religions is a collection of sacred pieces of literature from the religious traditions of the East and the West. It has the power to change your life. Positive and practical, inspiring and life-affirming, these pieces are filled with the charge of mystical awareness. They sweep aside time and borders to speak with one voice, confirming the unity of all creation.
In this book, you will find crystal clear instructions on how to apply these pieces in meditation and shed unwanted habits. If you are ready to make that change, all you have to do is turn the page.
Eknath Easwaran is respected around the world as one of the great spiritual teachers. He was a professor of English Literature at the University of Nagpur and an established writer. He was Founder and Director of the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation and the Nilgiri Press, and taught the classics of world mysticism and the practice of meditation from 1960 till his death in 1999.