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Eknath Easwaran
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"As Easwaran watched, the small brown body seated in front of him grew motionless, absorbed in meditation on those verses. 'I was no longer hearing the Gita,' Easwaran recalls, 'I was seeing the transformation it describes.'" Forward, p. 7.

"Gandhi graduated from high school with a mediocre average and went doggedly to college.... Each subject seemed impossible to follow, and he felt acutely out of place wherever he turned. After five months of consistent failure he withdrew from school and came back home. He had not the slightest idea of where to turn." The Transformation, p. 16.

"Gandhi was ecstatic. 'I had learnt,' he exclaimed, 'the true practice of law. I had learnt to find out the better side of human nature and to enter men's hearts. I realized that the true function on a lawyer was to unite parties riven asunder.'" The Transformation, p. 22.

"'One who...

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