God Makes the Rivers to Flow: Sacred Literature of the World

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Nilgiri Press, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 336 pages
Chosen for their universal spiritual appeal, literary merit, and recognized wisdom, these selections are perfect subjects for meditation and daily inspirational reading. Drawing from Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and Native American sacred literature, this expanded third edition serves as a useful reference and guide to world mysticism. Included are Easwaran's criteria for choosing personally transformative passages, tips on memorization, and suggestions for further reading.

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This is an excellent book, uplifting and helpful to anyone seeking inspiration.

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This is the old third edition. The new revised third edition was published in 2009 ISBN 9781586380380

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About the author (2003)

Eknath Easwaran (1910 – 1999) is respected around the world as an authentic guide to timeless wisdom, and as the author of Passage Meditation, which brings universal truths into daily life. In 1961 he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which carries on his work with publications and retreats.


      More than 1.5 million of Easwaran’s books on spiritual living are in print, and his translations of the Indian spiritual classics (The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads, and The Dhammapada) are the bestselling editions in English.


      A gifted teacher who lived for many years in the West, Easwaran lived what he taught, giving him enduring appeal as a teacher and author of deep insight and warmth.



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