Eckhart Tolle Spiritual Teacher and Author:
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) and the highly acclaimed
follow-up A New Earth, which are widely regarded as two of the most influential spiritual books of our time.
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. Many
of his talks, intensives and retreats are published on CD and DVD. 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 and A New Earth,
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.