The inability or rather unwillingness of the human mind to let go of the past is beautifully illustrated in the story of two Zen monks, Tanzan and Ekido, who were walking along a country road that had become extremely muddy after heavy rains. Near a village, they came upon a young woman who was trying […]
The ego creates separation, and separation creates suffering. The ego is therefore clearly pathological. Apart from the obvious ones such as anger, hatred, and so on, there are other more subtle forms of negativity that are so common they are usually not recognized as such, for example, impatience, irritation, nervousness, and being “fed up.” They constitute the background […]
Bodil lives in Sweden on a farm. This is the story behind a crucial day, the life-changing decision that he had to make, and how he has been inspired by Eckhart’s teachings on the present moment. One early morning two years ago, I fainted in the field putting out hay to my horses on my farm in Sweden. I […]
More than ever before, we’ve made it easy to bring Eckhart’s gentle voice with you wherever you want to go. Listen to Eckhart’s words every day and make this shift to consciousness. With ET Radio, you can find space for the present moment anywhere and at any time. Listen to your favourite ETTV issues or your own playlists […]
In part one of this new interview series, Changing the World From Within, Eckhart speaks to Suza about the violence in our world — and how human beings can lose their sense of humanity and empathy, inflicting suffering on one another. We are constantly hearing about a world that is violent, chaotic and frightening. It seems as […]
Dharma Comics’ first book, with 180 comics, has been published on fully-recycled paper with vegetable-based inks. Illustrator Leah Pearlman releases new, free comics every week on her website and subscriptions to the series are free as well.