Eckhart addresses the students at New York University in this featured talk, discussing a range of topics including different forms of knowledge, the fourth state of consciousness, the source of unhappiness, and the purpose of life’s challenges.
Can you listen from a place of alert stillness and allow people to express their opinions? Eckhart discusses the shift in consciousness from our ordinary perspective to a deeper awareness that transcends the personal sense of identity.
Sometimes it may be difficult to navigate the path of awakening, aligning both an inner and outer world. In this issue from Evolving Toward Freedom, Eckhart artfully describes the arising of presence on both the personal and societal levels...
In this talk, Eckhart emphasizes the importance of honoring the small moments that make up most of our lives and being at peace with what is arising in the present moment. Rather than focusing on arriving in the future, we experience the most fullness in life from the present moment.
Eckhart speaks on a subject that nearly everyone can understand: our most cherished views of ourselves. He explains the origins of the incessant monologue that runs in our heads, pointing out that our ego feeds on that same stream of self-talk.
An audience member asks "My subconscious need for superiority sabotages me pretty often. What can I do about it?" Awareness is a sign of growth, explains Eckhart Tolle, but the mind can be cunning in its response to higher consciousness.