A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

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Gale, Cengage Learning, 2008 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 391 pages
Tolle presents readers with an honest look at the current state of humanity: he implores us to see and accept that this state, which is based on an erroneous identification with the egoic mind, is one of dangerous insanity. However, there is an alternative to this potentially dire situation. Humanity now, perhaps more than in any previous time, has an opportunity to create a new, saner, more loving world. This will involve a radical inner leap from the current egoic consciousness to an entirely new one. In illuminating the nature of this shift, Tolle describes in detail how our current ego-based state of consciousness operates. Then gently, and in very practical terms, he leads us into this new consciousness. We will come to experience who we truly are--which is something infinitely greater than anything we currently think we are.--From publisher description.

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Eckhart Tolle is an amazing writer and his books are so visionary. We all have a purpose but some people do not believe that and this book helps you think differently. I would highly recommend this purchase. Read full review

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Get the audio book which the author reads himself. If you have any questions about life, read this book and you will find the answer. His wisdom is beyond the common person's understanding. It is much easier to absorb these trues presented when listening to Tolle speak them.
One of the best books written ever.
 

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Our Inherited Dysfunction
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The Arising New Consciousness
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About the author (2008)

Spiritual author and teacher Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany on February 16, 1948. He lived in Spain and England before settling in Vancouver, Canada in 1995. He received his education at the Universities of London and Cambridge. Following several sustained periods of depression, at the age of 29 he experienced an enlightenment that dramatically changed the course of his life. His subsequent spiritual teachings have focused on awareness of the present moment, freedom from negativity, and the attainment of inner peace. He does not align himself with any specific religion or tradition. He has written numerous books including The Power of Now; A New Earth; Stillness Speaks; and Practicing the Power of Now. He is a public speaker who teaches and travels throughout the world. In January 2008, A New Earth was selected for Oprah Winfrey's book club.

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