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The Untethered Soul Audiobook

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

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Publisher's Summary

Spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer explores the question of human identity and shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment and achieve happiness and self-realization.

©2007 Shanti Publications, Inc. (P)2011 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Read this book carefully and you will get more than a glimpse of eternity." (Deepak Chopra)

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    James 01-17-13
    James 01-17-13 Member Since 2017
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    "Strong center concept, weak conclusion."
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The conclusion was disappointing. I would have it rely less on theology.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    The ending was a let down. The central message was about knowing your self. The author offered great guidance about training thoughts, up until the last chapter. Suddenly, armed with my toolbox, anticipating a wild conclusion, I was left slightly disappointed, about the message...just have faith.


    What three words best describe Peter Berkrot’s performance?

    fatherly, confident, assertive


    Did The Untethered Soul inspire you to do anything?

    Yes. I was left inspired to practice taking experiences in and letting them go.


    Any additional comments?

    There ware many helpful lessons about understanding internal energy. Michael Singer explains that if you hold on to experiences, wether good or bad, they create blockage.I am currently going to practice taking things in and then letting them go so that I could always be ready for the next experience.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Christine ACWORTH, GA, United States 01-13-13
    Christine ACWORTH, GA, United States 01-13-13
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    "Beautiful insight -- a voice I want to hear!!"
    If you could sum up The Untethered Soul in three words, what would they be?

    lightdeeptransformative


    What other book might you compare The Untethered Soul to and why?

    This book is one of a kind!


    What about Peter Berkrot’s performance did you like?

    Berkrot's performance was enticing, insightful and kind. His voice was persuasive, endearing, and pleasant.


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Untethered Soul?

    One of my favorite lines was about "getting to know people, not just meet them." It changed the way I handle stress and negativity. Over time, I hope to learn how to completely reconstitute how I react in emotional situtations. dThis book gives me tools I needed to detach from stress and live fully in happiness.


    Any additional comments?

    Fantastic! Will listen again and again.

    13 of 17 people found this review helpful
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    Braylen Richmond, BC, Canada 01-30-12
    Braylen Richmond, BC, Canada 01-30-12
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    "Thanks be to God"
    If you could sum up The Untethered Soul in three words, what would they be?

    Tranquillity, Prudent Decisions - creating your own history, Success


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Untethered Soul?

    Noticed that I should Never Gloat to be unstoppable; unlimited.


    Have you listened to any of Peter Berkrot’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No,but I would attend if I can.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes and No; it was too profound that I personally have to listen to it serval times to decipher - partly I believe my English proficiency is a constriction that holding me back, but I think I'll get there pretty soon. - I can taste it!


    Any additional comments?

    Well, what can I say? there must be a

    12 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    brewmasta 12-04-15
    brewmasta 12-04-15
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    "Why is this book so well received?"

    I was mistaken when I thought this book would help me practice clearing my mind. I ended up being more frustrated than before simply because this book is filled with conflicticting and illogical arguments. I guess I'll just let it go...

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Katana Rogue Studio City, CA United States 11-18-13
    Katana Rogue Studio City, CA United States 11-18-13 Member Since 2013
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    "My touchstone"

    This book was recommended to me via a podcast. It really hit a chord with me and has helped me immeasurably when the monkey in my head starts screaming about something. I go back to it again and again when I'm having a hard time letting something go. It's just something that happened; move on.

    I hope you get as much out of it as I did.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    SHELDON 06-20-13
    SHELDON 06-20-13
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    "Really Helpful Book"

    This is the first book I've every found that really gets into the "internal conversation" or "monkey brain" in a way that is really easy to understand. Some of the examples actually had me laughing out loud - they were so realistic. This is a really helpful book and the practice it espouses is so worthwile. I've bought copies for good friends and I heartily recommend this book for anyone on "the path" (which is everyone).

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sabine California US 01-16-12
    Sabine California US 01-16-12 Member Since 2008
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    "my favorite book right now! perfect timing!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Untethered Soul to be better than the print version?

    I run my own business so actual book reading is quite a luxury and one I rarely have time for... I drive quite a bit so thats where I do my best listening to audio books... as I find driving a little boring my audio books make it a pleasure...


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    hehe I think regarding this book... um me :)


    Which character ??? as performed by Peter Berkrot ??? was your favorite?

    there were no characters but Peter Berkrot is a great narrator!


    What insight do you think you???ll apply from The Untethered Soul?

    oh gosh too many to list... and Im still listening so Im sure there will be more...


    Any additional comments?

    this was one of those perfect timing books, not sure why I even bought it... purely on the snippet and liking the narrators voice (that is really important to me)... it is an artform and not everyone can do it.

    This is one of my all time favorite audios so far... and I listen to a lot of them. A great start to 2012!

    24 of 32 people found this review helpful
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    Jeanette 03-21-13
    Jeanette 03-21-13 Member Since 2016
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    "There are much better books out there"

    I bought this book because of the great reviews but unfortunately I didn't get much out of it. If you have not read any other books of this genre then it may appeal to you but much of the material has been addressed already in a more substantial, mature way by other authors (Tolle, Chopra). I found this book to be very, very repetitive and at times felt like yeling out "I get the point'. I also found it to be quite immature in it's examples and logic for example: "Do you think God likes to be around people who are happy or people that are miserable" Imagine you are God and you pop down to earth and ask the first person you see, do you like it here?

    So overall I would not recommend this book.

    11 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Joan 01-22-15
    Joan 01-22-15
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    "Good, but too verbose"

    Good message, but entirely too verbose. Singer could have been more judicious with his choice of words and made everything more concise and to the point.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jake SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, United States 12-15-11
    Jake SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, United States 12-15-11
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    "Good content, horrible reading."

    Well I thought it was a good book, with a lot of insightful information.. but the person who read this book read it at an insanely fast pace! and has a very annoying voice. no presence at all. Sounded like a high pitched robot on ultra fast reading mode to be honest. For a book as deep as this, the author should have read it himself, seriously. He cannot be happy with how this turned out.

    43 of 60 people found this review helpful
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  • Jayne
    7/16/15
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    "Excellent..."

    Highly recommended, this book from start to finish had me wanting to hear more... will be listening again.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Erum
    2/2/15
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    "amazing book"

    This book was definitely worth reading it changed my whole view on life itself. It makes me grow as a person and love life as it is. I will highly recommend reading it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Stuart
    9/25/15
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    "excellent"

    love this so much it takes you all the way from a busy self obsessed mind to going beyond into disattachment and freedom. think I'll listen twice

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Lorraine
    11/16/17
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    "Eye opener but too long and repetitive"

    Its good but it’s seems very long and repetitive. Took me a month to listen to it, and now I’m gonna have to listen to it again cause I’ve a head like a sieve. Some great points though, my inner voice wrecks my head so listening to this has helped me to stop listening to it. It would be great if the book was an easier listen because it really is a great lesson on life.

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  • Elena
    11/11/17
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    "Fantastic book"

    The Untethered Soul is surely among the wisest and most wonderful books in the field of spirituality I have come across .Ringing with authenticity, it is a practical manual for anyone who hungers for truth and a way through the confusion of human existence.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    11/10/17
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    "Would have been perfect if God hadn't ruined the end"

    I felt this was a great book until the last chapters which turned the whole thing into being about god. I would definitely look into most of it again but would not go as far as the end chapters next time. If you're not into hearing about God it's not for you.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    10/16/17
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    "Life changing"

    I'm glad I listened to this book. It allowed me to meditate on its meaning throughout. Wow, this book doesn't really have any new information on spiritual matters but presents all the information you already know in your heart in a clear way. It is full of humour and very simple. It hit home and opened my mind, heart and soul so fully. This book came to me at the exact moment I needed it. If you feel a pull towards this book - jump in. It will change your life. I am so grateful for this.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr D.
    9/23/17
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    "Simply beautiful"

    One of the most stunning pieces of literature I've ever listened too.

    Quite simply amazing. Will listen to over and over again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Baiba Szynkiewicz
    9/23/17
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    "Enjoyed it!"

    The book tells so much truth about life. How we create our own problems and grief. Listen to it and learn!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • i commelard brown
    9/6/17
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    "life changing mind blowing book."

    a book to come back to over and over. mind blowing and life changing love it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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