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A practical book on meditation and enlightenment, a must read for any spiritual seeker. A more poetic Eckhart Tolle; Kahlil Gibran meets Krishnamurti. Ilie Cioara's message is original and unique, as he never travelled to India and never belonged to any traditional school. By practicing the silence of the mind, through an all-encompassing attention, we discover and fulfill ...more
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Published October 16th 2011 by John Hunt Publishing
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Jeannie Mancini
Sep 10, 2012 Jeannie Mancini rated it it was amazing
Who is Ilie Cioara? How do you silence your mind when it’s spinning out of control in a hundred directions at once?

While scanning stores for books on Buddhism, Zen, and other teachings that will allow my life to evolve into one of enlightenment, or as Star Gate fans call “Ascension”, I came across an interesting author, poet, Romanian Mystic, name Ilie Cioara.

Ilie Cioara was born in Romania in 1916 and died in 2004, an enlightened soul. His life was an incredible journey of a life-long search
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Apr 15, 2012 Tami rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just after World War II, Ilie Cioara found himself an enemy of the communist party in Romania. For some time, before he was captured and sent to prison, he hid in an attic with limited mobility and little or no light. With nothing else to do, he was forced to come to terms with his own mind in the silence.

The Silence of the Mind is a compilation of verse describing the process of self-knowing. For many years, the practiced self-knowing then one day he woke up feeling different. In the following
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John
Feb 12, 2013 John rated it really liked it
A reminder to be more present and conscious of the on goings of our mind. It has made my mind more periodically silent... when I remember.
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