Easwaran’s Talks & Writings
Get inspiration and guidance directly from Easwaran in excerpts from his books, articles, and audio and video talks.
Being kind doesn’t mean being a doormat, Easwaran explains. He gives tips on training your mind to be strong, calm, and compassionate in all situations.
The Transformation of Anger
Easwaran shows us in this audio talk how to transform anger from a harmful to a healing force, with practical tips from his own life and examples from Gandhi.
Finding Unity in Conflict
Easwaran describes how we can strengthen personal relationships even in the midst of conflicts, by focusing on the common ground.
A Love That Lasts
All relationships require a great deal of patient, selfless work, Easwaran explains in this article. He also shares how the capacity for this work is within each and everyone of us.
Learning to Forgive Ourselves
As we grow in spiritual awareness, we become more aware of mistakes we’ve made in the past. It’s a painful process, but Easwaran gives us practical, compassionate advice for dealing with guilt.
Forgiving Others, Forgiving Ourselves
Lasting forgiveness is very hard to achieve, but it’s essential if we are to live in peace with ourselves. Easwaran gives practical spiritual guidance.
Using the metaphor of the lotus, Easwaran introduces the concept of original goodness, our real nature.
Living in Harmony
Easwaran explains in this audio talk what it means to live in harmony: harmony with oneself, harmony with others, and harmony with the environment.
Living in Harmony With Others & Ourselves
In this audio talk, Easwaran shares anecdotes and strategies for finding harmony with others and ourselves in daily life.
Dealing Calmly With Criticism
In this four-minute video clip, Easwaran offers practical advice, and a touch of humor, to help us face criticism with a calm, inquisitive mind.