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Heart of the Enlightened [Paperback]

By Anthony De Mello (Author)
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The posthumous sequel to his highly successful Taking Flight, this collection of 200 little stories features great wisdom from religions all over the world, uman nature, relationships, service, and enlightenment.

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"Said the river to the seeker: 'Does one really have to fret about enlightenment? No matter which way I turn, I'm homeward bound.'" --Anthony de Mello
We are like bears pacing in a cage, Anthony de Mello says. Even if the cage is removed, we keep pacing in the same timid limits. We are afraid to get out. And we think that the only way out is by endless striving and thinking.
But this profound healer and spiritual master shows us another way. "The Heart of the Enlightened," the sequel to the highly successful "Taking Flight," contains more than two hundred of de Mello's favorite stories. Whether Buddhist tales, Hindu fables, Islamic sayings, or Christian parables, the stories de Mello has chosen are sure to seep through to the heart. They touch on relationships, human nature, service, spirituality, and enlightenment. These are stories to be read slowly and savored. They are the key to liberating us from all that would pen us in.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Image
Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.2" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 3, 1997
Publisher   Image
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0385421281  
ISBN13  9780385421287  

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More About Anthony De Mello

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Anthony de Mello, SJ, is the author of many spiritual bestsellers, including Sadhana, Awareness, and The Way to Love. A native and lifelong resident of India, de Mello taught throughout the world, and his books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. He died in 1987.

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1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Authors, A-Z > ( D ) > De Mello, Anthony
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Meditations > General
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Worship & Devotion > Meditations
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > Inspirational
6Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > Meditations

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Reviews - What do customers think about Heart of the Enlightened?

Growth and Entertaining  Apr 10, 2007
For those interested in opening their heart, this is a very good book which gets you to look at things with your heart and not your mind. For those just looking for a good and entertaining read, this is also very good.
Irresistible Stories for Life  Feb 1, 2002
Anthony DeMello is a master of story telling. Here are more than two hundred of his stories belonging to various cultures, countries and centuries. They are classified under seven heads of Spirituality, Education, Authority, Human Nature, Relationships, Service and Enlightenment. The author takes credit for only stringing them together. They are highly thought provoking and illuminating. Nobody can resist a story and sometimes a story can change one's life.

Anthony DeMello was one of the great spiritual masters of our time. He was a Catholic priest of the Jesuit order, hailing from India. He died in New York on June 2nd, 1987. He has left behind a body of literature, which will continue to influence the world profoundly in the years to come.

Stories with a purpose that is trusted  Sep 1, 2000
Anthony de Mello's books generally fall into three groups - guided meditations; cross-cultural, interreligious, traditional teaching tales; and sayings of the Master in context. This book falls into the second category - traditional teaching tales. Fr. de Mello has categorized the stories into seven chapters: spirituality, education, authority, human nature, relationships, service and enlightment. Most of the stories are told without any "editorial" comments i.e. the author trusts the power of story. The selection is excellent coming from a wide variety of traditions and ages, including modern jokes such as "where do you plug it in?" when faced with a piano.

You can read the book straight through and get a lot of laughs or you can read it as intended, pondering the stories and risking having your life changed. The latter is the intend of the author.


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