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  • Edward Viljoen

    This program is read by the author. The Bhagavad Gita: A Song of God Retold in Simplified English is the latest title in the Essential Wisdom Library. This unique edition of the timeless epic is designed to be accessible for listeners without any prior experience of Hinduism. Not simply a translation of the original, Viljoen has simplified and restated the Gita’s complex ideas, so that a first-time listener can fully appreciate the scope and beauty of this magnificent Indian classic. Written in concise, modern language the retelling vividly captures the power and depth of the original work. Part of the Mahabharata, the Gita is a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Lord Krishna....read more

  • Edward Viljoen

    This wise and delightful guide to the benefits of meditation practices will help listeners cultivate a calm, peaceful, and enlightened lifestyle. Drawing from his years of experience as a teacher, spiritual leader, and avid meditator, Edward Viljoen directs listeners down the path to enlightenment using wisdom such as: Mindfulness practices-Train yourself to become absorbed in a purposefully chosen activity. Sitting practices-Reduce the use of mental and physical resources as much as possible by sitting still and silently. Creative practices-Employ such devices as journaling, observing, and focusing on a favorite literary or spiritual passage. Featuring personal anecdotes and stories from...read more