Sadhana has ratings and 20 reviews. ♥ Ibrahim ♥ said: A Christian might see the word sadhana and back off and whisper, Goodness gracious, what do. Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form. Price: $ Author: Anthony de Mello, S.J.. Binding: Paper. Publication Date: Pages. Roman Gospodar svijeta Roberta Hugha Bensona po mnogima je najproročanskije djelo u svjetskoj književnosti koje nam na vrlo precizan način dočarava.

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In fact, the sooner it gets away from the head and from thinking the more enjoyable and the more profitable it is likely to become. Be sadhanz of the touch of your clothes on your shoulders. The final section of the book contains exercises that include religious sentiments for those who remain uneasy in the Dark Night. Linda Nelson rated it it was ok Nov 05, How do I become still?

Loved this guided meditation book and practiced this with friends I lived with back in the late s. Sadhana is a step by step introduction to silence. Sep 01, Edward rated it it was amazing.

In other passages, the judgment on sacred religious texts, not excluding the Bible, becomes even more severe: Readers the world over have eagerly received this sincere spiritual leader, who has led many toward the wealth of insight and spirit that dwells within them. He also talks about God in the breath and the touch of God and the sweet taste of Him.

In other projects Wikiquote. Flap copy One of the world’s foremost spiritual guides responds to the modern hunger for self-awareness and holistic living with a series of spiritual exercises blending psychology, spiritual therapy, and practices drawn from both Eastern and Western traditions of meditation.

One can’t cling to safe old beliefs in his presence. To see God it is enough to look directly at the world.


He became renowned worldwide for his books and talks, which help people to be more aware, more in touch with their body, sensations, and the gift that life is to them.

Sadhana : A Way to God – Christian Exercises in Eastern Form

For many years a bestseller in the English language, Sadhana has now been translated into more than two dozen foreign languages. Aug 02, Mark LaPorta rated it really liked it.

Recommended to Beryl by: In these books, he treats the different kinds of qnthony The Church, making the word of God in Holy Scripture into an idol, has ended up banishing God from the temple.

But in contemplative prayer, and from my limited experience, a Christian doesn’t empty the mind or find “emptiness” but the mind becomes full, with a lightness and a “suchness”.

There is advice on how to be silent, what to do when such silence feels threatening, how to deal with distractions, how-to use breathing as a technique. He was born in BombayBritish Indiaon 4 September While peacefulness is wonderful, without God it is not.

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This is a book not just to read through, but to savor and to use slowly time and time again, as one draws water from an artisan well. Athony are used to the rosary.

Published September 1st by Image first published By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Tom rated it really liked it Jun 02, He died in There is also an example of how to do lectio divina.

Sadhana by Anthony de Mello

Both vipassana and contemplative prayer are similar, but they also have important differences. They need to wake up, open up their eyes, see what is real, both inside and outside of themselves… Read more….

In11 years after de Mello’s death, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under the leadership of its Cardinal-Prefect, Joseph Ratzinger [12] who later became Pope Benedict XVI conducted a review of de Mello’s work and released a lengthy comment expressing appreciation but also theological concern that, while there was no explicit heresy, some might be misled into seeing Jesus not as the Son of God but as simply one who came to teach that all are children of God.

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Father de Mello demonstrates an appreciation for Jesus, of whom he declares himself to be a “disciple. Takes work and preparation.

Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form – Anthony de Mello

You are breathing God in and out. A Night of Stars and Snow: Drawing on Scripture, as well as insights dde Eastern and Western spiritual masters, the author has a unique appeal that transcends time, culture, and religious background.

I started a slightly ‘better’ meditation after reading this. So we are wise melll we leave it to God to decide what is good luck and what bad, and thank him that all things turn out for good with those who love him.

As a matter of fact he tells you to junk it when you’ve reached that point of inner silence where God dwells. Anthony de Mello offers here an unparalleled approach to inner peace that brings the whole person to prayer — body and soul, heart and mind, memory and imagination.

De Mello established a prayer center in India. Anthony de Mello, SJ”. His works are readily available and additional writings were published after his death. Thousands attended his lecture-conferences, as at St.