Living a Life of Inner Peace is a recording of one of Eckhart's most moving, transformative talks. The talk is relaxed and funny, and he conveys his message through stories and insightful observation. Eckhart makes us laugh at ourselves, while helping us break through habitual thinking to discover the eternal presence of the Now.
When you listen, you discover that something deeper is happening beyond the words being spoken. A field of alert stillness arises where before there was mental noise. You find yourself in what Eckhart calls a state of presence, and it can lead to a dramatic transformation in the way you live your life.
For those new to Eckhart's teachings, this is an ideal introduction. For those familiar with his work, be prepared for something fresh and extraordinary.
©2003 Eckhart Tolle; (P)2004 New World Library and Eckhart Teachings Inc.
This is another excerpt from one of Eckhart Tolles talks, where he speaks extemporaneously to a group, rather than reading a book. If you've listened to other talks he's given (most notably Realizing The Power of Now), you know that he is usually in no hurry to share his insights. His speech is often remarkable in that there are often VERY long pauses between his words, so long that you occasionally begin to wonder if your MP3 player ran out of batteries. (I'm not criticizing this - after all, one of his main teachings is to listen to the silence between words - he just gives you lots of opportunity!)
This talk is very different. He comes across as animated, enthusiastic, and funny. He pokes fun of the mind on many occasions, so accurately it feels almost like he can tell what you are thinking. I laughed out loud several times in this delightful 2 hours. The topics he covered extended past those he brought up in the Power of Now, to include what common tricks the mind uses to pull us back out of the present, and how and why it is so important for us always to be right and others to be wrong. This talk seemed to have more immediate practical manifestations in my life than others that he has given. The topics he brought up here reminded me very much of a course I've taken called The Landmark Forum.
The Power of Now itself was the single most life-changing book I have ever read. This talk is a wonderful extension and expansion of the philosophy, but for those unfamiliar with Eckhart Tolle I wouldn't recommend starting with this before listening to The Power of Now.
This is one of my favorite audible downloads. I've listened to it several times. If you liked Eckhart Tolle's "The Power of Now" and his teaching, you will enjoy this recording. He is talking to the audience rather than reading a book. It is full of insights, practical examples, and humor. Eckhart Tolle's common-man personality comes through.
A clear, inspiring and amusing compendium of Tolle's teachings about the power of NOW, the power of the present moment as the only moment for true peace and happiness ("you can't find yourself in time, you can only find yourself in the now")
Echart Tolle came into my life purely by accident when I ordered a Netflix Video series called The Flowering of the Human Conscience by Eckhart Tolle whom I had never heard of. I was expecting something very different. I am beginning to wonder if there was some other force working to help put me on the right track, because I would not have had any reason to rent this DVD disc series. I had only been renting workout videos for the past several weeks. When I stuck it in the DVD player, I saw a simple looking man stepped onto the stage and started talking. My first thought was, oh lord, what the heck did I get myself into here, but after 5 minutes I was captivated, and was blown away by the simple yet powerful message. I was not looking for spiritual direction, but got it non-the-less and in a very enlightening way. I have to date purchased 4 of his audio books, and my life has been changed forever in a gloriously calming way. I am eternally grateful for this chance meeting with Mr. Tolle,and his life-changing message about the meaning of life.
All in all a good bargain at the price. Really not all that different than the Power of Now but his interaction with the audience is a nice touch. I personally like his slow delivery and concise words. His voice and message brings peace to my world.
Just to set the record straight, I reviewed Meditation and Psychotherapy accidently as another book I got, unfortunately it will not allow me to change anything but the stars, Audible said you cannot change it or delete. the book is AWESOME! Tara Brach is Awesome! The book I was rating I returned and was aweful. sorry
I would recommend this book to a friend or anyone that needs to let go of the past and live in now with inner peace and understanding
Eckhart Tolle brings his teaching in such simplistic manner, if you are willing to take it in and receive the teaching it is there. The end of the teaching was very powerful for me!
It made me cry at the end because I truly experienced the total experience of inner peace, knowing that it is in that moment of complete silence that we come to know God.
Eckhart Tolle has a very humble quiet way of teaching, he does laugh quietly through the program which does not bother me as i know it is him realizing truth that comes to him. He is not arrogant in any way or make himself seem superior. I love that about his teachings.
Want an opportunity to look inside yourself and laugh? This speech will allow you to do that. I've listened to it many times, and it still leaves me laughing and feeling good.
Lighthearted and simply amazing. Hearing all of Eckharts teaching has made a great transformation in my life. I am very grateful for his work and what he has done for humanity. Thank you to the universe for bringing me here.
Embrace the present
Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle
This is brilliant. I've read and listened over and over to almost all of his lectures and books. This was relevant to my life and was so helpful. Tolle is hilarious about the way we humans think. It's so funny because it is so true. I loved listening to it. I listen to him speak every night before bed and during the night. His voice is soothing. He's better than an Ambien!
Laughed out loud. I kept saying "it's so true"what Tolle says about the human mind. It cracked me up!
This author has helped me so much. He says he writes his books in long hand. I just wish I could be one of his buddies and sit on a park bench with him. He's made a great contribution to the planet which he calls "a gem" (so true). We humans will no doubt make a mess of it.
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