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Like a Large Immovable Rock (Letters from Disciples of a Modern Sage)

Like a Large Immovable Rock (Letters from Disciples of a Modern Sage)
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Item Code: NAN701
Author: Colin Mallard
Publisher: Zen Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2017
ISBN: 9789385902581
Pages: 197
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
About the Book

In German universities there is a tradition of honouring a beloved professor. This is done by compiling letters and articles by students who have carried on correspondence with him over the years. These contributions are edited, bound in a book and presented to him. This compilation, called Festschrift, is an expression of deep appreciation for the teacher.

Like a large immoveable rock: Letters from disciples of a modern sage is a book of accounts written by friends Advaita sage Ramesh Balsekar, narrating how their lives have been influenced by his Teaching.

In its you will find the words of several men and women for whom awakening has occurred. For a few other disciples the search has ended, but the fruit is not yet ready to fall. Ramesh has said that awakening means the permanent and complete annihilation of the sense of doer ship. (By doer ship what he means is the sense of identity, the egoic structure, the conceptual framework and attendant memories of the self.) And for yet other, the meeting with Ramesh brought recognition that he was the guru they had been seeking.

As Ramesh points out, Advaita Vedanta deals with the final impediment – the illusory self, the very one seeking enlightenment.

About the Author

Colin Mallard, was born in England during the Second World War and immigrated to Canada in his teens. He was deeply interested in Eastern Philosophy, particularly, Taoism, Advaita Vedanta, Zen and Sufism. He was trained as a psychologist and, for a number of years before his retirement, worked with families of abused children. Colin has written a number of books. Something o Ponder (later published by Zen Publications as Reflections from Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching) and Understanding are about peace on a personal level. Still point, his most recent book, explores the nature of peace on a collective or global scale. His book have won a number of awards.

Contents

Greeting from the Editor 11
George 17
Marc 20
Mary 60
Judith 66
Henry 68
Michael 79
Wayne 82
Susan 87
Gary 89
Frank 93
Robert 98
Brian 103
Colin 107
James 113
Margarete 117
Gary 148
Parker 151
Gerhild 154
Alf 157
Claire 160
Heiner 166
Madhukar 177
Dominicia 179
Shalini 181
Anne 184
Ed 189
Janine 191
Carolyn 193
Elke 194
Parvenah 197
About the Author 199

 

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