The bestselling self-help book of its generation, Eckhart Tolle demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment.
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) which is widely regarded as one 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 consists in 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. 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, Eckhart has written a book designed for meditative reading entitled Stillness Speaks. A book consisting of selections from The Power of Now is also available, entitled Practicing the Power of Now.
'THE POWER OF NOW can transform your thinking. The result? More joy, right now.' -- Oprah Winfrey 'Pointing to the portals of the eternal Present, this practical mystic's modern gospel offers transcendent truths that set us free.' -- Dan Millman 'In the self-help heaven that is the US, Eckhart Tolle is fast becoming the next Deepak Chopra. His book, THE POWER OF NOW, is the bible du jour - a must-read for anyone looking for a modern take on spirituality...Essential reading for anyone who might be feeling weighed down by the past or fearful of the future'. -- Red 'This book is generating quite a buzz of excitement. It is quite simply one of the clearest and most accessible texts on becoming more present that we have seen.' -- Kindred Spirit 'Reading this book has taught me to witness my actions from several viewpoints. I have read it many times over and I get more from it each time I dip in. I try to read a few pages each morning and carry those words with me throughout the day. I've recommended it to lots of friends, who have also found it helpful.' -- Belinda Carlisle 20021013