Passages for Meditation

Easwaran recommended these passages specifically for meditation, and for spiritual inspiration at any time.

  • The Best

    Lao Tzu

  • The Prayer of Saint Francis

    Saint Francis of Assisi

  • Living in Wisdom

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • Invocations

    Ansari of Herat

  • Twin Verses

    The Dhammapada

  • Her Heart Is Full of Joy

    Saint Teresa of Avila

  • The Wonderful Effect of Divine Love

    Thomas á Kempis

  • Cross the River Bravely

    The Dhammapada

  • Setu Prayer

    Eknath Easwaran

  • The Way of Love

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • A Garden Beyond Paradise

    Jalaluddin Rumi

  • Do Not Look with Fear

    Saint Francis de Sales

  • The Inner Ruler

    The Isha Upanishad

  • Let Nothing Upset You

    Saint Teresa of Avila

  • Even with Your Last Breath


  • Mourner’s Kaddish

    Jewish Liturgy

  • The Central Truth

    Swami Ramdas

  • The Eternal Godhead

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • The Island

    The Sutta Nipata

  • Adon Olam

    Solomon ibn Gabirol

  • Unshakable Faith

    Swami Ramdas

  • What Is Real Never Ceases

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • You Are That

    The Chandogya Upanishad

  • Be Aware of Me Always

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • Entering into Joy

    Saint Augustine

  • Whatever You Do

    The Bhagavad Gita

  • Discourse on Good Will

    The Sutta Nipata

  • The Whole World Is Your Own

    Sri Sarada Devi

  • Chant the Sweet Name of God

    A Song of Sri Ramakrishna

  • Evening Prayer for the Sabbath

    Jewish Liturgy

  • Great Life-Giving Spirit

    Native American Tradition

  • How Great Is His Name!

    Swami Ramdas

  • Let Me Walk in Beauty

    Chief Yellow Lark

  • Living on Love

    Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

  • Love the Lord & Be Free

    The Shvetashvatara Upanishad

  • O My God, Trinity Whom I Adore

    Elizabeth of the Trinity

  • O Name, Stream Down in Moonlight

    Sri Chaitanya

  • Only God I Saw

    Baba Kuhi of Shiraz

  • Singing Your Name


  • Soul of My Soul


  • That Wondrous Star

    Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

  • The Bridge to Immortality

    The Shvetashvatara Upanishad

  • The City of Brahman

    The Chandogya Upanishad

  • The City of God


  • The Fruit of the Tree


  • The Power of the Holy Name


  • Think on His Name


  • Thy Holy Name


  • Weaving Your Name


  • The Lord Is My Shepherd

    Psalm 23

  • Lord That Giveth Strength

    Thomas à Kempis

  • Worship the Lord in Gladness

    Psalm 100

  • Epistle on Love

    Saint Paul