Transcending the Ego

  • by Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by Eckhart Tolle
  • 1 hrs and 36 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

"Many spiritual traditions have described our everyday level of consciousness as a kind of dreamlike state—which for many of us feels like a nightmare we can't seem to escape.
Awakening from this dream, explains Eckhart Tolle, starts by coming into a new relationship to the present moment—and discovering who we are beneath the noisy surface of our lives. Recorded at Riverside Church in New York City, Transcending the Ego offers Eckhart's helpful pointers for realizing what he calls our "being nature"—our deeper identity beyond the personal sense of self.
Eckhart begins by describing the suffering inherent in the pursuit of "egoic fulfillment" and how turning to the mind rarely, if ever, produces inspired solutions. In this foundational talk, he shares guidance on remaining rooted in presence as we meet the challenges of our lives, discussing:


A simple practice for embracing internally "the things that happen"
The universal longing to be ourselves fully
The illusory "I" and the timeless "I"
Openness to life and the power of allowing
Stillness and intuitive knowing
"When we relinquish resistance to the present moment, we become the space for whatever arises," teaches Eckhart. Transcending the Ego brings us his insights for the continuous practice of bringing presence into daily life, and exploring the peace and freedom of being.

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Don't waste your credit/money!

This audiobook is pretty much a repeat, if you are familiar with Tolle's teachings.
I am enjoying and learning much more from the: Your Are Not Your Brain, and The Winner's Brain, also just got: Making A Good Brain Great, looks promising. Too bad audible doesn't have yet an audio version of Dr. John B. Arden's Rewire Your Brain, this book is FANTASTIC, I've learned so much from it. Give it a try, you won't regret it!

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- Jair "Jay"

Master

Another great speech by a great master! Thank you for your existence Eckaht Tolle... You brought so much to the world
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- Veronica Morales

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-17-2011
  • Publisher: Eckhart Teachings