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Book Excerpts:

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Selections from Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Selections from Practicing the Power of Now:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Selections from Stillness Speaks:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle is emerging as one of today’s most inspiring teachers. In The Power of Now, already a word-of-mouth bestseller in Canada, the author describes his transition from despair to self-realization. Eckhart Tolle took another ten years to understand this transformation, during which time he evolved a philosophy that has parallels in Buddhism, relaxation techniques, and meditation theory but is also eminently practical.

The Power of Now

In The Power of Now (review or buy), Eckhart Tolle shows readers how to recognize themselves as the creators of their own pain, and how to have a pain-free existence by living fully in the present. Accessing the deepest self, the true self, can be learned, he says, by freeing ourselves from the conflicting, unreasonable demands of the mind and living present, fully, and intensely, in the Now.

Practicing the Power of Now

Practicing the Power of Now (review or buy), is a collection of excerpts from Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now. These excerpts were chosen to illustrate the essential teachings, meditations, and exercises from Eckhart Tolle's spiritual classic The Power of Now.

Stillness Speaks

In Stillness Speaks (review or buy), Eckhart Tolle illuminates the fundamental elements of his teaching, addressing the needs of the modern seeker by drawing from all spiritual traditions. At the core of the book is what the author calls "the state of presence," a living in the "now" that is both intensely inspirational and practical. When the pressures of future and past thinking disappear, fear and frustration also vanish, conquered by the moment.