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Bitten by the Black Snake: The Ancient Wisdom of Ashtavakra

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The Ashtavakra Gita is a very ancient Sanskrit text, probably dating back to the classic Vedanta period. It was appreciated and quoted by Ramakrishna, Vivekananda, Ramana Maharshi, and Radhakrishnan, as it presents the traditional teachings of Advaita Vedanta with a clarity and power very rarely matched. It has been called 'a quantum leap into the absolute'. Its message is ...more
Paperback, 114 pages
Published May 30th 2007 by Sentient Publications (first published January 1st 2007)
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Jim πgr
Ένα μετρίως καλό βιβλίο. Από τα αρνητικά του ο συγγραφέας συγκρίνει θρησκείες και ιδεολογίες, ψυχολογία σαν να είναι για όλα ειδικός. Επαναλαμβανόμενη κουραστική λέξη συνειδητότητα. Στην αρχή φαινόταν πολύ κουραστικό βιβλίο κάπου στα μέσα έγινε πιο ενδιαφέρον. Ας δούμε μερικά ωραία μηνύματα:
Η ρίζα της ανθρώπινης δυστυχίας είναι η επιθυμία. Αναφέρεται σε αυτά που πάντα θες να αποκτήσεις … και δεν αρκείσαι ποτέ σε όσα έχεις.
Η ελευθερία δεν δημιουργεί επιθυμία.
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