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Awakening to the Infinite: Essential Answers for Spiritual by Swami Muktananda Of Rishikesh

By Swami Muktananda Of Rishikesh

Raised as a Catholic and informed within the West, then knowledgeable as a monk in India because the Eighties, Canadian writer Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh is uniquely situated to carry the jap culture of Vedanta to Western religious seekers. In Awakening to the Infinite, he solutions the everlasting query posed by way of philosophical seekers, "Who am I?" with simple simplicity. according to the traditional teachings of advaita or nonduality—the realizing that, at a primary point, there's no department among ourselves and others—the solutions within the ebook are drawn from the numerous conversations Swami has had in the course of the years with members from assorted backgrounds, cultures, and walks of existence. masking quite a number topics from the religious route to daily difficulties at paintings and in relationships, sexuality, parenting, actual affliction, and social injustice, Muktananda communicates without delay and compassionately, from the point of view of somebody who's anchored within the endless yet absolutely in contact with the world.

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