Ibrahim ♥ said: A Christian might see the word sadhana and back off and that Is by Amelia Bert The Complete Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch . I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the way he thrusts ideas in your face. Sadhana: A Way to God: Christian Exercises in Eastern Form. Price: $ Author: Anthony de Mello, S.J.. Binding: Paper. Publication Date: Pages. Here is the re-issuing of a practical resource by Jesuit spiritual director and retreat leader Anthony de Mello (). As Thomas Moore points out in.

Author: Zulutilar Malakree
Country: Dominican Republic
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 15 April 2007
Pages: 379
PDF File Size: 15.10 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.75 Mb
ISBN: 839-4-14402-190-5
Downloads: 12462
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shagal

My rating is a 3. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. In place of the revelation which has come in the person of Jesus Christ, he substitutes an intuition of God without form or image, to the point of speaking of God as a pure void. May 10, Nate rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sadhana by Anthony de Mello.

He also talks about God in the breath and the touch of God and the sweet taste of Him.

Ginger rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Didn’t contemplate enough, I would say. About Sadhana Christian Exercises in Eastern Form Truly a one-of-a-kind, how-to-do-it book, this small volume responds to a very real hunger for self-awareness and holistic living.

He doesn’t care whether you listen or not. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The only difference from other men is that Jesus is “awake” and fully free, while others are not.

Sadhana by Anthony De Mello | : Books

Anthony de Mello offers here an unparalleled approach to inner peace that brings the gov person to prayer — body and soul, heart and mind, memory and imagination. The final section of the book contains exercises that include religiou I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the way he thrusts ideas in your face and tells you to take it or leave it.


For many years a bestseller in the English language, Sadhana has now been translated into more than two dozen foreign languages. Especially in his early writings, Father de Mello, while revealing the influence of Buddhist and Taoist spiritual currents, remained within the lines of Christian spirituality. Good ssdhana evil are simply mental evaluations imposed upon reality.

Sadhana, a way to God : Christian exercises in Eastern form

This book will serve well as a reference, whenever I’m in need of a particular way of prayer. See 1 question about Sadhana….

It consists of a series of spiritual exercises for entering the contemplative state — blending psychology, spiritual therapy, and practices from both Eastern and Western traditions. The few talks which he allowed to be filmed, such as “A Rediscovery of Life” and “A Way to God for Today,” have inspired many viewers and audiences throughout the United St Anthony de Mello was a Jesuit priest and psychotherapist who became widely known for his books on spirituality.

Tom rated it really liked it Jun 02, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You read this and soak it in and ask yourself how sadhwna can actually incorporate this into your life, minute by minute.

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

The words of Scripture are indications which serve only to lead a person to silence. Aug 31, Pages Buy. How do I become still? About Anthony de Mello.

Another one I have read and experienced over and over! Look at them A Christian might see the word “sadhana” and back off and whisper, “Goodness gracious, what do I have to do with this Hindu stuff?


His works, which almost always take the form of brief stories, contain some valid elements of oriental wisdom. The final section of go book contains exercises that include religious sentiments for those who remain uneasy in the Dark Night.

To pose the question of his existence is already nonsense. Silence here is not to close your mouth and not say anything anthoyn rather it is let everything in us actually calm down, thus applying what we have jello been singing, “Be still, my soul.

Sadhana by Anthony de Mello

This allows for a greater sense of awareness amid silence, and disposes the one who prays to untold riches, spiritual fulfillment, and ultimately, a mystical experience of God-centeredness. Look at them in the mall and in grocery stores. Many helpful exercises from different traditions focusing on ways of connecting to one’s own interior and awareness of God. This is not a sit down and read kinda book.

I have come back to my Christian faith two years ago after leaving it in my early 20s, having grown up Catholic.

It is a series of exercises that helped me get in touch with what’s really important in my life. Nothing can be said aa God; the only knowing is unknowing.

No trivia or quizzes yet. From the Trade Paperback edition. Some of his awareness exercises are definitely helpful, but not his language. Wheeler rated it it was amazing Jun 07, I started a slightly ‘better’ meditation after reading this.