Ibrahim ♥ said: A Christian might see the word sadhana and back off and that Is by Amelia Bert The Complete Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch . I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the way he thrusts ideas in your face. Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form. Price: $ Author: Anthony de Mello, S.J.. Binding: Paper. Publication Date: Pages. Here is the re-issuing of a practical resource by Jesuit spiritual director and retreat leader Anthony de Mello (). As Thomas Moore points out in.
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Sadhana by Anthony de Mello
Aug 21, Sharon rated it it was amazing. He also talks about God in the breath and the touch of God and the sweet taste of Him.
Apr 14, Beryl rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Would like to eay this book and this time, I will digest its content slowly. Especially zadhana his early writings, Father de Mello, while revealing the influence of Buddhist and Taoist spiritual currents, remained within the lines of Christian spirituality. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. His works, which almost always take the form of brief stories, contain some valid elements of oriental wisdom.
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It is a series of exercises that helped me get in touch with what’s really important in my life. De Mello established a prayer center in India. On various occasions, the question of destiny after death is declared to be irrelevant; only the present life should be of interest. Anthony de Mello offers here an unparalleled approach to inner peace that brings the whole person to prayer — body and soul, heart and mind, memory and imagination. Published September 1st by Image first published Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.
The essential key, he notes, is to journey beyond mere thought-forms and discover satisfying new depths in prayer from the heart. One can’t cling to safe old beliefs in his presence. Well, this is exercise 1.
I tried to do the exercises as I read along, but I only had so many days there and I wanted to finish the book. In Sadhana, Anthony writes about “emptiness” and “darkness” as good things to achieve, and he recommends to “empty the mind of all content”.
She has consequently lost the authority to teach in the name of Christ. The final section of the book contains exercises that include religiou I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the way he thrusts ideas in your face and tells you to take it or leave it. Sep 01, Pages Buy. Another one I have read and experienced over and over! No trivia or quizzes yet.
Aug 31, Pages. While peacefulness is wonderful, without God it is not. This book will serve well as a reference, whenever I’m in need of a particular way of prayer. Pierre rated it liked it Dec 06, This is a book not just to read through, but to savor and to use slowly time and time again, as one draws water from an artisan well.
Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form
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Look at them A Christian might see the word “sadhana” and back off and whisper, “Goodness gracious, what do I have to do with this Hindu stuff? If you go to google search and type “sadhana a way to god pdf” you will be able to download a pdf free copy of audiospiritual. Open Preview See a Problem?
Good and evil are simply mental evaluations imposed upon reality. To pose the question of his existence is already nonsense.
This radical apophaticism leads even to a denial that the Bible contains valid statements about God. You read this and soak it in and ask yourself how you can actually incorporate this into your life, minute by minute. This allows for a greater sense of awareness amid silence, and disposes the one who prays to untold riches, spiritual fulfillment, and ultimately, a mystical experience of God-centeredness.
But already in certain passages in these early works and to a greater degree in his later publications, one notices a progressive distancing from the essential contents of the Christian faith. Stay in Touch Sign up. Never a trance, always more of being in the present moment, watching thoughts.
Mar 27, mel rated it really liked it. The author, Anthony de Mello, S. Insome of his opinions were condemned by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Justin rated it really liked it Aug 01, Blew my mind when I was These can be helpful in achieving self-mastery, in breaking the bonds and feelings that keep us from being free, and in approaching with serenity the various vicissitudes of life.
This allows for a greater sense of awareness amid silence, and disposes the one who prays to untold riches, spiritual fulfillment, and ultimately, a mystical experience of God-centeredness.