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The Breath of God

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These brief, poetic pieces--most delivered in response to questions from Swami Chetanananda's disciples--gently teach you how to relax in the face of difficulties; to comprehend that you are not alone; and to experience the unity of all things. He discusses topics as varied as the practice of Kundalini yoga; ways to work with pain; and how to appreciate the good in yoursel ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Rudra (first published 1988)
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Julie Decker
Aug 19, 2014 Julie Decker rated it liked it
Swami Chetanananda shares some perspectives on peace, being, and existing in the moment. There's a sweet uncomplicated feeling surrounding everything he says, especially in the bits where he's addressing a common question or sharing personal wisdom. What's refreshing about this book is that you don't really feel like he's trying to push any kind of belief on you or change you to be something you're not; he just encourages realizations about the nature of existence, and claims you'll be happier i ...more
May 10, 2009 Maggie rated it it was amazing
excellent. a book whose time most assuredly has come for me. it is a straightforward no-nonsense approach to buddhist practice that is perfectly timed for my spiritual growth. it gathers together the myriad threads of mental constructs and reminds me, yet again but at a realistic level, of what is important and what is "extra". i found the book both encouraging and challenging and also an indicator of "where i am on the path"

in combination with Echkart Tolle's thoughts, this book sharpens my awa
Jul 17, 2014 Mike rated it liked it
A book of Zen, nothing new but some good reminders of how to live, and compatible with Christianity I think.
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A book written by a guy who knows how to just be, and seems like he'd be a really good teacher. He speaks candidly about finding peace and losing tension and going with the flow. Soothing and uplifting book.
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