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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Vivek Damodar Ranjan rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Religions, including Christianity, are one of the major obstacles to the discovery of truth. Ginger rated it it was amazing Jul 13, I have come back to my Christian faith two years ago after leaving it in my early 20s, having grown up Catholic.
To pose the question of his existence is already nonsense. As a matter of fact he tells you to junk it when you’ve reached that point of inner silence where God dwells.
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About Anthony de Mello. Look at them in the mall and in grocery stores. Wheeler rated it it was amazing Jun 07, The final section of the book contains exercises that include religious sentiments for those who remain uneasy in the Dark Night. Tom rated it really liked it Jun 02, This radical apophaticism leads even to a denial that the Bible contains valid statements about God. It is a series of exercises that helped me get in touch with what’s really important in my life.
That is their downfall.
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Linda rated it really liked it Mar 15, Drawing on Scripture, as well as insights from Eastern and Western spiritual masters, the author has a unique appeal that transcends time, culture, and religious background. Loved this guided meditation wxy and practiced this with friends I lived with back in the late s. Dec 05, Nancy rated it it was amazing. Some of his awareness exercises are definitely helpful, but not his language. The essential key, he notes, is to journey beyond mere thought-forms and discover satisfying wadhana depths in prayer from the heart.
Especially in his early writings, Father de Mello, while revealing the influence of Buddhist and Taoist spiritual currents, remained within the lines of Christian spirituality. A native and lifelong resident of India, he died suddenly in This book will serve well as a reference, whenever I’m in need of a particular way of prayer.
Father de Mello demonstrates an appreciation for Jesus, of whom he declares himself to be a “disciple.
Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form
For him, to think that the God of one’s own religion is the only one is simply fanaticism. He died suddenly in 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.
The essential key, he notes, is to journey beyond mere thought-forms and discover satisfying new depths in prayer from the heart.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the annthony he thrusts ideas in your face and tells you to take it or leave it. Also by Anthony De Mello.
May 29, Naomi Anditya rated it it was amazing. Drawing on Scripture, as well as insights from Eastern and Western spiritual masters, the author has a unique appeal that transcends time, culture, wa religious background. The words of Scripture are indications which serve only to lead a person to silence. It consists of a series of spiritual exercises for entering the contemplative state — blending psychology, spiritual therapy, and practices safhana both Eastern and Western traditions.
Sadhana, a way to God : Christian exercises in Eastern form
On various occasions, the question of destiny after death is declared to be irrelevant; only the present life should be of interest. Oct 05, Ms. Readers the world over have eagerly received this sincere spiritual leader, who has led many toward the wealth of insight and spirit that dwells within them. 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.
Many helpful exercises from different traditions focusing on ways of connecting to one’s own interior and awareness of God. We are experiencing technical difficulties. The few talks which he allowed to be filmed, such as “A Rediscovery of Life” and “A Way to God for Today,” have inspired many viewers and audiences throughout the United St Anthony de Mello was a Jesuit priest and psychotherapist who became widely known for his books on spirituality.
To see God it is enough to look directly at the world. Mar 27, mel rated it really liked it. Apr 18, Sori: