A walk in nature. A personal crisis. A moment of laughter. These can all serve as portals that lead us to the depth and wonder of the Now.
Bestselling author Eckhart Tolle has captivated nearly a million readers with his lessons on discovering the profound state of being he calls presence. On Entering the Now, an all-new title in the Power of Now teaching series, this remarkable speaker shares practices and insights to take listeners into the timeless dimension, a luminous place found only in this very moment that transcends the struggles and anxiety of our busy lives.
In two compelling sessions, Eckhart Tolle guides listeners past the obstacles that keep us trapped in longing and unhappiness, and reveals the keys to experiencing what it really means to be alive. With easy-to-follow instruction and his one-of-a-kind teaching style, he shows listeners:
The peace that unfolds when we say yes to what is
• How to use sense perceptions and the inner body to find a happiness independent of conditions
• How to step out of the constant stream of thought and open to authentic creativity, and much more
For Eckhart Tolle s growing audience, Entering the Now is a long-awaited practice program for making the awakened state of presence a consistent way of living in the world.
Note: Excerpted from the full-length audio course Realizing the Power of Now.
Discuss the how a walk in nature, a personal crisis, or a moment of laughter can all serve as portals that lead us to the depth and wonder of the Now.
• Practice saying "yes" to what is and experiencing the peace that unfolds through acceptance of the present moment.
• Explain how to use sense perceptions and the inner body to find happiness independent of conditions.
• Summarize ways to step out of the constant stream of thought and open to authentic creativity, and much more.
About the Author
Spiritual teacher and author Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany and educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge. At the age of twenty-nine, a profound inner transformation radically changed the course of his life. The next few years were devoted to understanding, integrating, and deepening that transformation, which marked the beginning of an intense inward journey. Later, he began to work in London with individuals and small groups as a counselor and spiritual teacher. Since 1995 he has lived in Vancouver, Canada.
Eckhart Tolle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Power of Now (translated into 33 languages) and the highly acclaimed follow-up A New Earth, which are widely regarded as two of the most influential spiritual books of our time.
Eckhart’s profound yet simple teachings have already helped countless people throughout the world find inner peace and greater fulfillment in their lives. At the core of the teachings lies the transformation of consciousness, a spiritual awakening that he sees as the next step in human evolution. An essential aspect of this awakening includes transcending our ego-based state of consciousness. This is a prerequisite not only for personal happiness but also for the ending of violent conflict endemic on our planet.
Eckhart is a sought-after public speaker and teaches and travels extensively throughout the world. Many of his talks, intensives, and retreats are published on CD and DVD. Most of the teachings are given in English, but occasionally Eckhart also gives talks in German and Spanish. In addition to The Power of Now and A New Earth, Eckhart has written a book designed for meditative reading entitled Stillness Speaks. A book consisting of selections from The Power of Now entitled Practicing the Power of Now is also available. For more information on Eckhart Tolle, please visit eckharttolle.com.
Hometown:Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date of Birth:February 16, 1948
Place of Birth:Lünen, Germany
Education:University of London; Cambridge University