By Eknath Easwaran
Via his interpretation of 1 vital Upanishad, an historic knowledge textual content, Eknath Easwaran exhibits how the undying Indian culture deals suggestions on how you can reside this day. Lyrical, dramatic, and encouraging, the Katha Upanishad offers the center rules of Indian mysticism in a mythic tale all can relate to — the journey of a tender hero, Nachiketa, who passes into the dominion of dying looking for immortality. The King of dying checks his unravel, however the youngster stands enterprise, hard solutions to the age-old questions, "What is the aim of existence? What occurs to me whilst I die?" dying emerges because the ideal non secular advisor — direct, uncompromising, and difficult. Easwaran’s method of the Katha is either functional and common. He explains key Sanskrit phrases like karma and prana, illustrating them via daily anecdotes and enjoyable analogies whereas putting Indian spirituality into the wider context of worldwide mysticism.