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.

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The words of Scripture are indications which serve only to lead a person to silence. He doesn’t care whether you listen or not. His works are readily available and additional writings were published after his death. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The final section of the book day exercises that include religiou I love Anthony de Mello’s challenges, the way he thrusts ideas se your face and tells you to take it or leave it.

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. Blew my mind when I was Loved this guided meditation book and practiced this with friends I lived with back in the late s.

This is a work your way through, back and forth, skipping and returning kind of book. Aug 31, Pages Buy. I tried to do the exercises as I read along, but I only had so many days there and I wanted to finish the book. Published September 1st by Image first published See 1 question about Sadhana….


Father de Mello demonstrates an appreciation for Jesus, of whom he declares sadhans to be a “disciple. A way for the Christian seeker to practice and affirm a personal spiritual meditation. Pierre rated it liked it Dec 06, Jesus is not anthlny as the Son of God, but simply as the one who teaches us that all people are children of God.

Drawing on Scripture, as well as insights from Eastern and Western spiritual masters, the author has a unique appeal that transcends time, culture, and religious background.

Ginger rated it go was amazing Jul 13, He died suddenly in Linda Nelson rated it it was ok Nov 05, In Sadhana, Anthony writes about “emptine I don’t know To be honest, I was overwhelmed.

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

Readers the world over have eagerly received this sincere spiritual leader, sadhanq has led many toward the wealth of insight and spirit that dwells within them. Aug 31, Pages. It presented me with many different ways I can get closer to God, leading me through self-awareness and contemplation with combined practices from Eastern and Western traditions.

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. About Anthony de Mello.


And to be aware of people in the mall and not walk like a drugged person, this is the first part of the book. Don’t we all hope for this magical pill that we just take in and lo and behold we are prayer warriors?

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. This book will serve well as a reference, whenever I’m in need of a particular way of prayer. I had however, taken down notes as I read along and when This book was recommended to me during a spiritual retreat I attended in Sadhana by Anthony de Mello.

Sadhana by Anthony de Mello

In forty-seven exercises that teach things such as awareness of physical sensations, stillness, healing of hurtful memories, and consciousness of self and world, de Mello succeeds in helping all who have ever experienced prayer as difficult, dull, or frustrating.

For many years a bestseller in the English language, Sadhana has now been translated into more than two dozen foreign languages. This has to be the best meditation book out there. In these books, he treats the different kinds of prayer: