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Stillness Speaks

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Екхарт Толе е съвременен духовен учител, който не принадлежи към никоя конкретна религия или традиция. В "Гласът на покоя" той предава просто, но проникновено послание с непреходната яснота на древните духовни водачи: има път за преодоляване на страданието и за откриване на вътрешен мир. Покоят е вашата истинска същност. Какво е покоят? Онова вътрешно пространство, онова с ...more
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Dean The focus with is one is more on the aspect of stillness, and silence, rather than the present moment. Although, all of these aspects of the same…moreThe focus with is one is more on the aspect of stillness, and silence, rather than the present moment. Although, all of these aspects of the same thing. It is hard to answer whether it's worth it, for you, but I found it helpful.(less)
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Heidi The Hippie Reader
Shorter and simpler than his other books, Stillness Speaks is the essence of Eckhart Tolle. If you're interested in his teaching, but don't feel up to some of his more far-out ideas, this would be a good place to start.

Waking up to who you really are: "When you recognize that there is a voice in your head that pretends to be you and never stops speaking, you are awakening out of your unconscious identification with the stream of thinking. When you notice that voice, you realize that who you are
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Tim
May 07, 2013 Tim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an amazing meditation on the art of presence. I have to admit to reading and listening to it at least 3 or 4 times (probably more, I've lost count). Tolle is highly respected by this reader because he has changed my perspective in fundamental ways. I do not want to give the impression that I have living in the moment mastered, but I have found Tolle to be an excellent teacher showing me the portals one use to attain being in the present. He helps me see and find ways of practicing the ar ...more
Rami Abdullah
Jul 26, 2012 Rami Abdullah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
اول واهم كتب ايكهارت

عندما قرأته اول مره , اخبرني انه لنخب تميز النور حال ابصاره,
قال لي ان هناك من سيعبره كبوابه لا رجوع للخلف بعدها
وان الآخر سيسقط حتى قبل اكمال صفحاته المعدودة
وان البعض تكفيه بضع ورقات ليعبر , البعض الآخر لن يجهز في هذه الحياة

اخبرني ان في هذه اللحظة مايكفي من (الجنه). وان العمر يقاس بحضور صاحبه فيه !. مما دعاني بقوة لأن يخرج هذا الكتاب باللغة العربية
رغم تجاوز معانية اي لغة بأشواط
فاطمة الابراهيم

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Zyra
May 30, 2017 Zyra rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, self-help
words fall short to express these books. lets see what i can say great, beautiful, enlightening. all the words are not enough. everyone should read these books by eckhart tolle at least once & see for themselves.
Chelsea
May 15, 2009 Chelsea rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everyone should read this book. I wish I had money to buy it. But, it is from the library. This book jumped off the shelf and it was meant for me to read this bad boy! So just read a sentence and set the book down and then pick it up again. It has some very wise words to ponder in your life. I need to read this book about 40 more times and I would enjoy it every time.
Steve Wilson
Aug 10, 2011 Steve Wilson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I digested this one slowly over about a year and a half (and it's a TINY book!). I love the part where the author says it's more important to set the book down often, as the present moment is more important than anything that he could say on the page.
شروق مباركي
السلام الداخلي هو الرفيق الأسمى للإنسانية
وهذا كل ما تحتاجه لتبتدأ حياتك حقا
وهذا ما يوفره لك إيكارت تول
أعظم أنواع الحروب تلك التي تخوضها مع ذاتك ,
و أعظم انواع المحبة تلك التي تخوضها بينك وبين ذاتك ايضا
هذا الكتاب بمثابة دليل قلبك العميق نحو نفسك والعالم , فسلام

يستحق تدوينة قريبا أفضل من هذا الاقتضاب
Mark Bennett
No words. Tolle reminds me of Krishnamurti. It's a small book and very short. But the gems within get you to slow it all down and ease right into the moment you're in. Anyone looking to find ways to grab on to life and enjoy it more intensely and contemplatively, Eckhart Tolle may be the one for you.

Three gems from the chapter "Acceptance & Surrender":

- "Surrender is surrender to THIS MOMENT, not to a story through which you INTERPRET this moment and then try to resign yourself to it."

- "Acc
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Chriss
Jun 20, 2008 Chriss rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
Like Tolle's other books, this has the insight you expect and the tools are in how you use what has been printed on the pages. He makes it very clear that there is no magic in words and they've all been derived from various teachings including those of Jesus and Budda. The book is set up as short statements or paragraphs with a specific theme, not chapters in a book that you would read through. He expects you to stop reading and think about each one. Although a short book in length, the lessons ...more
Christine Bingham
I listened to the audiobook, a chapter at a time, to let it sink in. Tolle has truly influenced how I'm approaching my daily life, taking time to embrace moments of stillness. He asks thought-provoking questions of self-exploration, which lead to opportunities for reflection and changing thought patterns. In a couple short weeks, I've begun to identify when I'm making a situation into a sad story that I tell myself and others to soothe my ego, and I'm working on letting go of those stories. Grea ...more
Jennifer
Jul 30, 2014 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, audiobooks
I listened to the audiobook version of this. I loved it! There are two reasons I will be listening to this again.
1. Eckhart Tolle's voice is relaxing and soothing, which is nice, just not when I'm driving. I found myself getting distracted. I will listen to this in a more suitable enviroment.
2. This is not a book you should take in all at once. You have to stop, reflect and repeat. Most importantly, practice.

Fernando
May 20, 2015 Fernando rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Small phrases with deep knowledge and insight. A truly awakening book!! The way Eckhart writes in this book is definitely powerful. Every person on his journey of self-discovery would be grateful to have gotten this book on his hands. This is one of this books you pick up from your bookshelf and just open it to read a random page, and be amazed by the teaching.
Suzie Warren
I found this book to be worth reading and thinking about. It will make you aware of some of the mistaken ways we view ourselves and our relationships. Every human being has been conditioned to think and behave in certain ways - conditioned genetically by our childhood experiences and our cultural environment.
It's good for reference and inspiration purposes. It's perfect for a quick injection on the following topics - silence & stillness, beyond the thinking mind, the egoic self, the now, who
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موضي
Nov 17, 2013 موضي rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
هذا كتاب أحلامي كما ذكرت، بنفس الموضوعات، بنفس طريقة العرض، بنفس عدد الصفحات. لمست التغيير في روحي منذ أن بدأت القراءة، مقطع أو صفحة واحدة كفيلة بأن تكون بوابة لروحك. فهمت معه الكثير من ردات الفعل التي قمت بها أو قام بها أحدهم، عرفت منشأها. ممتنة أنا لإيكارت تول، للمترجمين سارة ورامي، لأختي التي أعارتني نسختها من غيرما طلب مباشر. ممتنة للكون الذي يستجيب لرغباتي العميقة. هذا هو الكتاب الذي يستحق الخمسة نجوم. كلكم، اقرؤا الكتاب من دون تردد. الآن احجزوا نسخكم! أنا لا أوصي فقط بقرائته، بل إن من دواع ...more
Nicole
Sep 17, 2010 Nicole rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of those books that has soooo much good information for such a small book that you have to take your time reading it to really grasp everything that is said. I spent a few weeks just reading a few pages because I really wanted to absorb the info. Really helpful info. I will read this one again!
Sridhar Guda
Oct 13, 2015 Sridhar Guda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I could relate several statements to our ancient texts. The good thing about this book is simple and yet powerful ideas are presented in subtle manner. May be one of those few books which you can read as many times as possible and put the learnings into practice.
Osama
Feb 12, 2013 Osama rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
حديث السكون ..
صمت خارجي يقابله سكون داخلي..
انظر إلى شجرة، إلى ورقة، أو نبتة ..
كم هي ساكنة، كم هي متأصلة بعمق في الوجود ..
اسمح لها بأن تمنحك درساً في الحياة ..
انصت لها، تحدث إليها ..
لكن !!
فقط بسكووووووووون ...
Akira Sieben
Nov 11, 2014 Akira Sieben rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"I am not my thoughts, emotions, sense perceptions, and experiences. I am not the content of my life.... I am consciousness."

In the introduction to his succinct yet powerful book Stillness Speaks, Eckhart Tolle advises the reader that the essence of its message is expounded in the first chapter, and may be all that some require to assimilate. However, it is the foregoing dictum from the fourth chapter which, in my opinion, has the power to singlehandedly transform the life of the reader ravenous
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Alex Kartelias
Even though all his ideas come from all the worlds religions, he puts it in a language that is relevant to people's lives without limiting it to an exclusive vocabulary. Not to be attached to your ego, people or thoughts is all common sense to most people but, to hear about the unsubstantial nature of words/thoughts as merely labels, the inescapable presence of Now and the all encomposing Consciousness of the universe of which you are merely a unique extension of, is profoundly fresh in today's ...more
Bharath Ramakrishnan
This is a small, simple and unpretentious book. For those in pursuit of understanding themselves and seeking to be more mindful - this is a good read. It, however, does not instruct one on how to be mindful by way of techniques, it rather explains the conceptual framework and key concepts in short paragraphs. The paragraphs are neatly organized and each one abstracts a concept to mull over and practise. I realize now that in some cases, it makes sense to read books in a particular order. Stillne ...more
David A. Beardsley
Tolle is one of the few "self-help" authors out there who gets that you can't help yourself: that you are already perfect and just have to get out of your own way. One does this by becoming still, and this book can help you learn how. It consists of a series of "shrutis;" short quotes that can bypass the discursive mind and speak to your true self.
An excerpt from the introduction:
That stillness is also inner peace, and that stillness and peace are the essence of your Being. It is inner stillnes
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Janice Sears
Jul 23, 2012 Janice Sears rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this audio book for short listenings in the car. It loses nothing by listening to short excerpts. In fact, that is exactly what Eckhart advises the reader to do. Read a little, put it down and pick it up again later. Practicing being present while driving has made me a much more relaxed and responsive driver. I can accept the traffic jams, drive defensively and calmly, and enjoy the beauty of nature all around that I might have otherwise missed had I been trapped in thought and emotions i ...more
Carly Svamvour
Oct 20, 2009 Carly Svamvour rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Re-reading by way of audio again and again and again ...I've marked it as being 'finished'. But I know I'll go in and out of it again.It's like he says in the beginning - it's a book you should pick up and put down. Read a bit - put it down - or just carry it around with you.

Sicofonia
Jun 09, 2014 Sicofonia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Every single human being
Recommended to Sicofonia by: A good friend of mine
A work that delves deeper in the concept of being Present and awareness of Now. Written in a style that mimics the Buddhist sutras, that is short paragraphs, the book is presented as a quick guide that draws many thoughts and ideas from The Power of Now.
Meshaell Al-Tamimi
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Orhun
Mar 04, 2017 Orhun rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
amazing book. better to be read after at least a few weeks of meditation, when you have an idea about being present in the moment. Definitely suggested to be read slowly, no less than a few weeks and then again after a few months
Egor Chaparyan
Feb 09, 2017 Egor Chaparyan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Возможно, еще не готов был. Но семя посеяно.
Harshini Ks
Mar 19, 2017 Harshini Ks rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the greatest interpretations...
Lori O
Here is a short read that focuses on what Eckhart Tolle does best - awaken the human consciousness. He suggests we turn away from the noisy, repetitive, self-centered thoughts in our head that are constantly demanding attention and discover a dimension within ourselves that is deeper and infinitely vaster than thought. Each chapter consists of short sayings, mantras or “sutras” as Toole calls them. (A “sutra” is a collection of rules relating to some aspect of the conduct of life). The first cha ...more
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Eckhart Tolle , born Ulrich Leonard Tolle, February 16, 1948, is a German-born writer, public speaker, and spiritual teacher. The New York Times has called him "the most popular spiritual author in the nation". He is the author of the bestsellers "The Power of Now" and "A New Earth".
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“Throughout history humans have inflicted countless violent, cruel, and hurtful acts on each other, and continue to do so. Are they all to be condemned; are they all guilty? Or are those acts simply expressions of unconsciousness, an evolutionary stage that we are now growing out of?

Jesus’ words, “Forgive them for they do not know what they do,” also apply to yourself.”
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