A New Earth

A New Earth

Awakening to your Life's Purpose

Book - 2005
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Building on the astonishing success of The Power of Now , Eckhart 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.

Tolle tells us there is good news, 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 in consciousness, 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--and learn to live and breathe freely.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, 2005.
ISBN: 9780525948025
Characteristics: ix, 315 pages ;,24 cm.


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May 24, 2019

Good book packed with philosophical wisdom that Eckhart Tolle has garnered in his search for the meaning of life.

Sep 09, 2018

This book brought so much awareness to the egoic self& pain body. How to become more conscious of the Unconscious.. Will def be late returning..

Apr 03, 2018

didn't learn anything. Read most of it. Not recommended.

Jul 22, 2017

If you really want to change the world through love, read The Sermon on the Mount, by Emmet Fox. That'll knock your sox off.

Apr 30, 2014

Very enlightening and inspiring

Mar 27, 2013

I found this book absolutely amazing. The material was presented in a way that it really was a quick and easy read... or maybe that was just because I enjoyed it so much. The ideas are not difficult to apply to your life, and if everyone applied them, they would be really beneficial to the whole world in my opinion. I feel much freer and much less judgmental towards all people, actions, and events. I am really glad I read this book.

Sep 10, 2012

While the ideas and concepts in this book are ancient (going back to Bubbha and many others) they are very much still relavent. If your interested in and vying for a different social/religious narrative than the one we currently live in (celebrity ideals, obsession with money, fundamentalism etc) then this book is surely a necessary read. But I think this book can lead to enlightening growth for anyone who picks it up.

The concept of being present is something we're not familiar with in this culture, but a good anchor into our lives. Think about it, while you read this it is Now (right now, the present)... While you read this (italics), it is still Now. You are not the future, you are not the past, you are Now- over and over again. That's not to say don't plan ahead- it's meant to free you of shackles... Eckhart Tolle says more and thankfully says it better!

Feb 12, 2012

If one approaches this book, or any book, with a chip on his/her shoulder, then the message will be lost on the reader. The fact that Oprah supports the book is irrelevant. The message from Eckhart may not be completely new, but it is even more relevant today than ever.

Aug 10, 2011

This is Eastern Religion.. it is Non-Dualism.. God is everywhere.. which is Pan Theism.. It is not just spiritual it is religion. If the reader wants to embrace Eastern Religion then that is a choice.. but this is not just a Psychology self help book...
There are far more capable authors on Non Dualism than this newbie.. One basic belief that is held in the East especially in India is that a Teacher offers his teaching for no money..if not, then he is a fraud..
This book is a waste of time no matter how much Oprah supports it.
Oprah used to attend a Baptist church but she did not like that GOD could be a jealous GOD so she dumped Christianity because of that. Now she has her own on line church with many followers which means nothing at all.. many can be wrong ...

Aug 09, 2011

Eckhart always gives me food for thought. There is a new way of looking at old problems. I will need to re-read a few more times to fully grasp his ideas.

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Jul 04, 2019

"Oprah Winfrey thinks everyone should read this book and language mentor Lydia Machova agrees. "This book has surprised me with hundreds of realizations about life, relationships, communication between people, emotions, and much more," she told TED. "The book may give you a new point-of-view on many situations and relationships in your life and possibly, a new outlook on the world."

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