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The Power of Now Audiobook

The Power of Now

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.
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Publisher's Summary

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace. They can be used to bring you into the Now, the present moment, where problems do not exist. It is here you find your joy and are able to embrace your true self. It is here you discover that you are already complete and perfect.

Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle offers simple language in a question and answer format. The words themselves are the signposts to guide you on your journey. There are new discoveries to be made along the way: you are not your mind, you can find your way out of psychological pain, authentic human power is found by surrendering to the Now. When you become fully present and accepting of what is, you open yourself to the transforming experience of The Power of Now.

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What the Critics Say

"One of the best books to come along in years. Every sentence rings with truth and power." (Deepak Chopra)
"A reminder to be truly present in our own lives and liberated from our past and future. It can transform your thinking." (O: The Oprah Magazine)

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    rickie 06-30-15
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    "Impressing"

    Have to say I was impressed. I'll be reading more of his books .

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    Doug 06-29-15
    Doug 06-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Life Changing"

    The single most transformative text ever written or recorded. It is impossible to read this book, apply the lessons it contains and not dramatically improve your life situation.

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    Matt 06-28-15
    Matt 06-28-15

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    "life changing"

    Tolle is the best teacher and shows the straight path to enlightenment, best of all, in plain, simple English, without any fancy foreign words, without special vocabulary or technical slang. He is lighthearted, clear, brilliant and unique. Nobody (that I know of at least) presents the eternal spiritual knowledge in such straightforward fashion. No techniques required, no gimmicks, no cult. Just wisdom, just the way I like it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    shparks 06-26-15
    shparks 06-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book"

    Please be patient the beginning is a little hard to understand for beginners like myself but it goes through a lot of great information listen with a
    open heart

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    Salvatore Micaletti 06-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "It's the foundation to any form of self help"

    After reading many books regarding self help I wish I read this one first. It's the foundation needed for the rest to stick.

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    Tia Weedon Frederick, MD 06-25-15
    Tia Weedon Frederick, MD 06-25-15 Listener Since 2010
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    "Interesting...but elusive"

    I love Eckhart Tolle's voice. I found this audiobook extremely relaxing. The questioning format bothered me a little bit (lol and I realize this goes against the teachings in this book) I just thought the questions they would ask were like skeptic questions and then he would respond in a way that was like the answer is obvious and a bit condescending. I found the teachings of the book to be of the type I could understand on some level but the actual realizing of what he was saying evaded me some how. Definitely would require another listen because some parts were too deep for comprehension on the first round. Would recommend if you're in to spirituality and self realization.

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    Sydney 06-25-15
    Sydney 06-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Changed my life."

    This book started me on my journey of awakening. I didn't realize how stuck I was in the pass and missing out on the present moment. Once I became more engaged in the present it was as if a light switch was turned on. Sometimes it's dim but it has never gone off since then. Thanks E.T.

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    Ms. Nancy California 06-24-15
    Ms. Nancy California 06-24-15
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    "Excellent"

    This is a life changing book. But it must be read & listened to over & over

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    Hanna 06-23-15
    Hanna 06-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "excellent book for finding inner peace and meaning"

    loved it. this book has given me answers for which I was looking for a long time! it requires certain mindset to get the most out of it, so I have been re-listenibg some chapters. May be will listen to the entire book again. especially appreciated the chapter about relationships

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    Pat Scott 06-20-15
    Pat Scott 06-20-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Powerful"

    Wow! I suppose I better surrender and agree! ;-) Tolle has produced this work in hopes of change. Well done sir.

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  • Anthony
    Hornchurch, ESS, United Kingdom
    10/26/05
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    "Present Moment Awareness"

    This book opens the door and gives a glimpse of a world I had not experienced since childhood. That of living in the present moment. A beautiful but very indepth read.

    34 of 35 people found this review helpful
  • Scott
    KilmarnockUnited Kingdom
    5/5/06
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    "Buy it NOW!"

    The incredible power of this book stems from the simplicity of its teachings. Tolle presents a system so simple and undebiably true that it cannot help but work. I am not so sure I would have taken so much from the written book, so the audiobook is definitely the recommended format to absorb this timeless teaching. If you do only one thing to improve your life, then make that reading this book.

    31 of 32 people found this review helpful
  • James
    Neath, West Glamorgan, United Kingdom
    11/7/05
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    "Find TRUE & PERMANENT HAPPINESS - Amazing book"

    I would just like to take this opportunity to thank the author for producing this book, an amazing, truly life changing experience. I recommend listening to this title in small chunks to really take in the PEARLS of WISDOM. Free yourself from your mind, find your inner happiness.

    29 of 30 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. Jm Bird
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    5/25/11
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    "I was sceptical"

    Initially not sure whether this would be any good and thought maybe other reviewers were desperately looking for something that the rest of us knew was a bit 1960's and zen like. Maybe they are - maybe not. I don't think I am but I did find this surprisingly inciteful and useful. Lots of really down to earth good advice and good philosophical (and dare I say it) spiritiual food for thought. But to reiterate: useful and pragmatic from the start. Have listened to some bits a few times as it seems to make me think of things slightly differently each time.

    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • John
    BristolUnited Kingdom
    3/2/11
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    "Life Changing"

    This audiobook was great and I genuinely consider it to be life changing. Tolle's teachings made me realise the root of my anxieties and hence unhappiness.
    He gets quite spiritual at times, which doesn't particularly appeal to me, but the overall message is a wonderful one and has made me appreciate 'the now'.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Sharon
    Winshill, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    2/24/07
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    "The Bible of All Self-Help Books"

    If I could give something to every human being in this world it would be The Power of Now. Eckhart Tolle speaks with an authority that is so obviously from pure consciousness. I have many others in my collection, but this is the one I return to again and again. Without doubt, his words are divinely inspired.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Pamela
    London, United Kingdom
    7/21/11
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    "Eckhart Tolle"

    Eckhart Tolle is an extremely inspiring man. I love this book and his other books also. His ideas are great and having implemented some of them already in daily life I feel a lot more positive than I have in the past. Releasing how far away we are from living life like we should in order to be happy and healthy is amazing. I'm not sure I could dive in like the author did and live happily homeless but I have definitely taken as much of his advice as I can. My only slight issue is that his voice is very calming and hypnotic to the point that I found myself getting a little sleepy while listening but that can also be reviewed as positive because he is very easy to listen to. I would definitely recommend this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Noreen
    United Kingdom
    12/8/13
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    "I now live in the present"
    Would you listen to The Power of Now again? Why?

    This was recommended to me as a book I should read. I am glad I did.
    The book explains how we rush about in our daily lives, earning money and supposedly living. But how often do you sit and think about what you are doing 'now'.
    I have learned to enjoy living in the 'now'
    To listen to the sounds of nature and actually see nature growing.
    There is so much beauty around us.
    I would listen to the book again, if only to remind me, if I should forget, to live in the 'now'


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Power of Now?

    The most memorable part was actually realising that I can listen and be in the present and it is peaceful and calm.


    What about Eckhart Tolle’s performance did you like?

    Eckhart's voice is calming. He pauses several times to allow you to take in what he is saying.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I listened to this book in 2 days. When the author told me to enjoy the moment, to listen, feel and taste the now, I felt that my life is suddenly going to be richer in experiences.
    This has proved to be so in many experiences since.


    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • bookwormbadger
    Gloucestershire
    11/12/10
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    "Incredible and life-changing"

    This book is unbelievable. Eckhart Tolle's words resonated so deeply with many of my own experiences and difficult times. He makes life seem so simple and straightforward somehow. This book is very empowering, uplifting and has real power to change lives... I plan to listen to it at least once a month to remind myself about all that is wonderful about life and the human condition. I just can't recommend it highly enough.

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • J.
    London, United Kingdom
    4/7/13
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    "Now"

    This is a really interesting and life changing book. Being in the Now is a new way of thinking. It is written clearly and is very easy to start implementing straight away.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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