Author: Eknath Easwaran
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0140285725
This is an important book for people who know there are no quick fixes, and who are looking for an approach that's both practical and spiritual.
Can you remain serene, not just in the face of petty irritations, but when confronted by major obstacles? Concentrate, unaffected by distractions, when there's an important job to do? Opt to be kind and loving when difficult people provoke you?
Developing these skills can be a challenge, but this book provides the tools: a method of meditation and a program for daily living that you can start using right away.
Written in an easy, conversational style, Conquest of Mind, contains numerous tips and techniques to enable you to reshape your mind and character; rebuild flattening relationships; become more creative and resourceful; and thrive in times of stress.
The wisdom we need to master the art of living.
I have been a lifelong student of the works of Eknath Easwaran. These books offer timeless wisdom and a great reference for healing in our contemporary world. - - Deepak Chopra
CONTENTS: Thinking in Freedom / Living Skills / Training the Mind / Juggling / Learning to Swim / All Life is Yoga / Tremendous Trifles / The Forces of Life / Obstacles and Opportunities ./ Strategies for Freedom / Voyagers / Determination / Detachment / Discrimination / Instructions in Meditation - - An Eight-Point Program