The Practice of People-Watching

A little spiritual practice I recommend is to go to a public place where you can sit and watch human beings, perhaps at a café or in the park. I call it “people-watching.” The only difference between ordinary people-watching and this kind of people-watching is that your practice is not to attach any label or […]

THE LIGHT OF THE WEST: An excerpt from LOST MASTERS by Linda Johnsen and its foreword by Eckhart Tolle, author of THE POWER OF NOW

We are pleased to announce the release of Lost Masters: Rediscovering the Mysticism of the Ancient Greek Philosophers, the latest addition to New World Library’s Eckhart Tolle Editions imprint, which features books personally selected by Eckhart for publication. We hope you’ll enjoy this excerpt from the foreword written by Eckhart and the first chapter, in […]

Does avoiding intimate relationships hamper your spiritual growth?

No—not if that’s the truth inside you. And only you can really know that through observing yourself. When you’re in a relationship, it’s really not about the relationship; it’s about you observing yourself in the relationship. So, whether our spiritual growth is happening with somebody else or without somebody else, it’s ultimately about honoring your true self wherever you […]