The Flowering of Human Consciousness

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For two years, a small man sits quietly on a park bench. People walk by, lost in their thoughts. One day someone asks him a question. In the weeks that follow there are more people and more questions. Word spreads that the man is a "mystic," and has discovered something that brings peace and meaning into our lives. It sounds like fiction, but today that man, Eckhart Tolle, is known worldwide for his teachings on spiritual enlightenment through the power of the present moment. In The Flowering of Human ...
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Overview

For two years, a small man sits quietly on a park bench. People walk by, lost in their thoughts. One day someone asks him a question. In the weeks that follow there are more people and more questions. Word spreads that the man is a "mystic," and has discovered something that brings peace and meaning into our lives. It sounds like fiction, but today that man, Eckhart Tolle, is known worldwide for his teachings on spiritual enlightenment through the power of the present moment. In The Flowering of Human Consciousness, you will come face to face with Eckhart Tolle for a transformational meeting with this respected teacher and author of the international bestseller The Power of Now. In clear language, Tolle explains the process of entering the "miraculous" state of presence that is always available to us. Here is a far-reaching session that documents the vision of this modern spiritual teacher.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591791683
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 990,070
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Eckhart Tolle graduated from the University of London and was a research scholar and supervisor at Cambridge University. At age 29, a spiritual transformation changed the course of his life. For the past 10 years, he has been a counselor and spiritual teacher working with individuals and groups in Europe and North America. His first book, The Power of Now, has been translated into 17 languages.

Biography

Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany in 1948. He spent his teenage years living with his father in Spain, then moved in his early 20s to England where he attended the Universities of London and Cambridge. Following a period of intense personal crisis, he underwent a profound spiritual awakening at the age of 29. He embarked on a long, transformative inner journey that effectively dissolved his old identity and changed the course of his life. Today he is recognized as a great spiritual counselor and an author of inspirational self-help guides. He remains unaffiliated with any organized religion or specific philosophical tradition.

In his first book, The Power of Now (1999), Tolle stressed the importance of living, fully present, in the moment. His powerful message of active self-awareness resonated with millions of readers -- including kingmaker Oprah Winfrey -- and launched a range of related literature and teaching materials. In 2008, Winfrey selected another Tolle title, A New Earth, for her influential Book Club, joining the author for an online workshop. A sought-after public speaker, Tolle travels extensively, taking his teachings throughout the world.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Ulrich Leonard Tolle (birth name)
    2. Hometown:
      Vancouver, BC, Canada
    1. Date of Birth:
      February 16, 1948
    2. Place of Birth:
      L√ľnen, Germany
    1. Education:
      University of London; Cambridge University

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