Essence of the Upanishads

  • by Eknath Easwaran
  • Narrated by Paul Bazely
  • 8 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Katha Upanishad embraces the key ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story we can all relate to – the quest of a young hero, Nachiketa, who ventures into the land of death in search of immortality.
But the insights of the Katha are scattered, hard to understand. Easwaran presents them systematically, and practically, as a way to explore deeper and deeper levels of personality, and to answer the age-old question, “Who am I?”
Easwaran grew up in India, learned Sanskrit from a young age, and became a professor of English literature before coming to the West. His translation of The Upanishads is the best-selling edition in English.
For students of philosophy and of Indian spirituality, and readers of wisdom literature everywhere, Easwaran’s interpretation of this classic helps us in our own quest into the meaning of our lives.


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All who want to KNOW must read this book.

Consumed by the words and messages. The best book I've read on the path to eternity.
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So much wisdom.

Loved it, good narration. Will listen over and over. I have owned it for a couple of months and have listened to it twice already.
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- simz singh

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-09-2017
  • Publisher: Blue Mountain Center of Meditation