The No. 1 New York Times bestseller, The Power of Now is a guide to spiritual enlightenment from a man who is emerging as one of this generation`s clearest, most inspiring teachers. Eckhart Tolle is not aligned with any particular religion but does what all the great masters have done: shows that the way, the truth, and the light already exist within each human being. There is no need to look elsewhere.
During February-March 2002, Eckhart traveled to India to enlighten people on the spiritual path through a series of talks in Chennai and Mumbai, and an eight-day Spiritual Retreat held in Rishikesh. The Indian edition of The Power of Now, already in its twelfth reprint, has sold thousands of copies. The Hindi translation of this book will spread his teaching to an even wider audience.
At the heart of this book, which has already been translated into almost all the major languages of the world, is Eckhart’s own story of early despair that culminated in a life-transforming experience of enlightenment at the age of twenty-nine. He emerged to share insights on the perils of the mind, the power of the present, and the accessibility of one’s true nature.
About the Author
Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany, where he spent the first thirteen years of his life. After graduating from the University of London, he was a research scholar and supervisor at Cambridge University. When he was twenty-nine, a profound spiritual transformation virtually dissolved his old identity and 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. Eckhart is not aligned with any particular religion or tradition. In his teaching, he conveys a simple yet profound message with the timeless and uncomplicated clarity of the ancient spiritual masters: there is a way out of suffering and into peace. Eckhart is currently traveling extensively, taking his teachings and his presence throughout the world. He has lived in Vancouver, Canada, since 1996.