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It is followed in the and US editions by five major parts, each divided into 14 chapters. Meditation teachers have different approaches too. This is our native state As the Bible puts it, "Be still, and know that I am God. Thinking in Freedom ch. Such mastery is attainable by training the mind, he says, but it requires great practice. Living Skills ch.
Training the Mind ch. Ancient Egyptian jugglers. Can you change your likes at will? We need to learn to enjoy doing something we dislike or to enjoy not doing something we like, when it is in the long-term best interests of others or ourselves.
They compare mental skill to swimming, and the mind to a lake; Describe strategies usable throughout the day for deepen meditation; Present examples of the "thousands of little occasions [on which] the mind is taught to be calm and kind: not instantaneously Part Three, "Strategies from the Buddha,"  contains two chapters.
Strategies for Freedom discusses five Buddhist "strategies for freedom,"   including using "a right thought to drive out one that is wrong,"  reflection, withdrawing attention, and going "to the root. He suggests ways which he says he has practised himself. The book tells you that there are no quickfixes to anything - self discipline is a lifelong process which is both arduous and satisfying eventually. Perhaps the answer to our troubled times.
The reviewer, N. Ramanujachary , wrote that Easwaran "draws many ideas from the Buddha , throughout the book, but carefully analyses and establishes the continued relevance of his teachings. The presentation is lucid [and] leaves no sense of ambiguity anywhere The radical mind needs a verbal understanding first and then the way to practical understanding opens.
Catholic , Paul Matthew St. Pierre wrote that Conquest of Mind "addresses issues of mind control Two English-language editions have also been published in India, and non-English editions have been published in Dutch,  Indonesian,  Korean,  Marathi,  Portuguese,  Spanish,   and Telugu.
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