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What Is Karma?
     

What Is Karma?

by Eknath Easwaran
 
What we think, say, or do has consequences that are often subtler and more far-reaching than we think. The theory of karma is intellectually intriguing, but a practical understanding of how karma works can help us find hope and happiness in our lives. Eknath Easwaran is a foremost translator and interpreter of the Indian classics (the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and

Overview

What we think, say, or do has consequences that are often subtler and more far-reaching than we think. The theory of karma is intellectually intriguing, but a practical understanding of how karma works can help us find hope and happiness in our lives. Eknath Easwaran is a foremost translator and interpreter of the Indian classics (the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and the Dhammapada), and a highly respected teacher of meditation. This short ebook is one chapter from his forthcoming "Essence of the Dhammapada: The Buddha's Call to Nirvana."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016554709
Publisher:
Nilgiri Press
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
207 KB

Meet the Author

Eknath Easwaran (1910�1999) grew up in India and brings to this volume a knowledge of Sanskrit and Pali. He became a professor of English literature before settling in the West, where he taught the Indian spiritual classics and meditation for over forty years.

A gifted writer who lived what he taught, he explained the concepts underlying Indian spirituality to Western readers in fresh and profoundly simple ways.

His translations of the Indian classics, The Dhammapada, The Bhagavad Gita, and The Upanishads, are all best-selling editions in English. His books have been translated into twenty-five languages, and more than 1.5 million copies are in print

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