End of Sorrow: The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living, Volume I [India's timeless and practical scripture presented as a manual for everyday use], The

Eknath Easwaran
The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living, Volume 1: The End of SorrowEknath Easwaran is a foremost translator and interpreter of the much-lovedIndian scripture, the Bhagavad Gita. He liked to say that his verse-by-versecommentary grew like a tree issuing directly from his life, which was so rootedin the Gita that he found a deep understanding of its teachings in the mosteveryday experiences – sharing a treat with young children, walking with friendsdown a busy street, or watching a mime in San Francisco’s Union Square.Easwaran translates each verse, relates it to our modern lives through storiesand anecdotes, and gives us spiritual exercises that we can use every day.This first volume in a three-volume set covers chapters 1–6 of the Gita, andconcentrates on the individual: the nature of our innermost Self, how it can bediscovered in the depths of consciousness, and how this discovery transformsdaily life. The introduction includes instructions in Easwaran’s universal methodof passage meditation.

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