The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

Recommandation : 4/5

Publication : 1997

Pages : 190

















The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

“You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!” – Eckhart Tolle

Sommaire

Introduction

  • The Origin of This Book
  • The Truth That Is Within You

Chapter One: You Are Not Your Mind

  • The Greatest Obstacle to Enlightenment
  • Freeing Yourself From Your Mind
  • Enlightenment: Rising Above Thought
  • Emotion: The Body’s Reaction to Your Mind

Chapter Two: Consciousness: The Way Out of Pain

  • Create No More Pain in the Present
  • Past Pain: Dissolving the Pain-Body
  • Ego Identification with the Pain-Body
  • The Origin of Fear
  • The Ego’s Search for Wholeness

Chapter Three: Moving Deeply into the Now

  • Don’t Seek Your Self in the Mind
  • End the Delusion of Time
  • Nothing Exists Outside the Now
  • The to the Spiritual Dimension
  • Accessing the Power of the Now
  • Letting Go of Psychological Time
  • The Insanity of Psychological Time
  • Negativity and Suffering Have Their Roots in Time
  • Finding the Life Underneath Your Life Situation
  • All Problems Are Illusions of the Mind
  • A Quantum Leap in the Evolution of Consciousness
  • The Joy of Being

Chapter Four: Mind Strategies for Avoiding the Now

  • Loss of Now: The Core Delusion
  • Ordinary Unconsciousness and Deep Unconsciousness
  • What Are They Seeking?
  • Dissolving Ordinary Unconsciousness
  • Freedom from Unhappiness
  • Wherever You Are, Be There Totally
  • The Inner Purpose of Your Life’s Journey
  • The Past Cannot Survive in Your Presence

Chapter Five: The State of Presence

  • It’s Not What Your Think It Is
  • The Esoteric Meaning of “Waiting”
  • Beauty Arises in the Stillness of Your Presence
  • Realizing Pure Consciousness
  • Christ: The Reality of Your Divine Presence

Chapter Six: The Inner Body

  • Being Is Your Deepest Self
  • Look beyond the Words
  • Finding Your Invisible and Indestructible Reality
  • Connecting with the Inner Body
  • Transformation through the Body
  • Sermon on the Body
  • Have Deep Roots Within
  • Before You Enter the Body, Forgive
  • Your Link with the Unmanifested
  • Slowing Down the Aging Process
  • Strengthening the Immune System
  • Let the Breath Take You into the Body
  • Creative Use of Mind
  • The Art of Listening

Chapter Seven: Portals into the Unmanifested

  • Going Deeply into the Body
  • The Source of Chi
  • Dreamless Sleep
  • Other Portals
  • Silence
  • Space
  • The True Nature of Space and Time
  • Conscious Death

Chapter Eight: Enlightened Relationships

  • Enter the Now from Wherever You Are
  • Love/Hate Relationships
  • Addiction and the Search for Wholeness
  • From Addictive to Enlightened Relationships
  • Relationships as Spiritual Practice
  • Why Women Are Closer to Enlightenment
  • Dissolving the Collective Female Pain-Body
  • Give Up the Relationship with Yourself

Chapter Nine: Beyond Happiness and Unhappiness There Is Peace

  • The Higher Good beyond Good and Bad
  • The End of Your Life Drama
  • Impermanence and the Cycles of Life
  • Using and Relinquishing Negativity
  • The Nature of Compassion
  • Toward a Different Order of Reality

Chapter Ten: The Meaning of Surrender

  • Acceptance of the Now
  • From Mind Energy to Spiritual Energy
  • Surrender in Personal Relationships
  • Transforming Illness into Enlightenment
  • When Disaster Strikes
  • Transforming Suffering into Peace
  • The Way of the Cross
  • The Power to Choose