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Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life By Satish Kumar Spiritual Compass The Three Qualities of Life In our modern materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary everyday existence It needs to be implici
  • Title: Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life
  • Author: Satish Kumar
  • ISBN: 9781903998892
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life By Satish Kumar In our modern, materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life, but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary, everyday existence It needs to be implicitly present in business, in politics, in farming, in cooking, and in relationships To illustrate this, Satish Kumar draws on the Indian Ayurvedic tradition which characterizIn our modern, materialistic world it is easy to separate spirituality from everyday life, but this book encourages spirituality to be a part of our ordinary, everyday existence It needs to be implicitly present in business, in politics, in farming, in cooking, and in relationships To illustrate this, Satish Kumar draws on the Indian Ayurvedic tradition which characterizes the mind as having three gunas, or primary qualities sattva characterized by calmness, clarity and purity , rajas energy and passion , and tamas dullness and ignorance These qualities can be applied to work and the environment When we see ourselves in the light of the three gunas, they can orient us toward the direction in which we wish to go They can help us to recover the art of living, and lead us towards a peaceful and contented existence Extending the meaning of spirtuality further, Satish explains that there is no dualism between spirit and matter all matter is imbued with spirit, and spirit manifests through matter This integrated world view forms the core of his book.
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    About "Satish Kumar"

    1. Satish Kumar

      Satish Kumar is an Indian, currently living in England, who has been a Jain monk and a nuclear disarmament advocate, and is the current editor of the magazine Resurgence, founder and Director of Programmes of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological studies and of The Small School His most notable accomplishment is a peace walk with a companion to the capitals of four of the nuclear armed countries Washington, London, Paris and Moscow a trip of over 8,000 miles He insists that reverence for nature should be at the heart of every political and social debate Defending criticism that his goals are unrealistic, he has said, Look at what realists have done for us They have led us to war and climate change, poverty on an unimaginable scale, and wholesale ecological destruction Half of humanity goes to bed hungry because of all the realistic leaders in the world I tell people who call me unrealistic to show me what their realism has done Realism is an outdated, overplayed and wholly exaggerated concept.

    576 thoughts on “Spiritual Compass: The Three Qualities of Life”

    1. Spiritual Compass by Satish Kumar is a novel that tries to help the reader become spiritual in his her everyday life It uses the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda to do this Specifically, Kumar asserts that the mind has three primary characteristics sattvas, rajas, and tamas By relating these three mind states to different aspects of life, Kumar helps teach his readers how to live wholesome and spiritual lives Sattvas, the ideal quality, is translated as the natural and simple way of life I [...]


    2. It s amazing how easy Satish Kumar dwells with supposedly complex matters, simplifying them and making it available to everyone who can read Very inspiring and useful book, with lots of practical examples of how spirituality is present in everyday life A must read if you care about your actions and choices Really enjoyed it




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