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A New Earth

Awakening Your Life's Purpose
Written by: Eckhart Tolle
Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
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Building on the astonishing success of The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle presents listeners with an honest look at the current state of humanity: He implores us to see and accept that this state, which is based on an erroneous identification with the egoic mind, is one of dangerous insanity.

Tolle tells us there is good news, however. There is an alternative to this potentially dire situation. Humanity now, perhaps more than in any previous time, has an opportunity to create a new, saner, more loving world. This will involve a radical inner leap from the current egoic consciousness to an entirely new one.

In illuminating the nature of this shift in consciousness, Tolle describes in detail how our current ego-based state of consciousness operates. Then gently, and in very practical terms, he leads us into this new consciousness. We will come to experience who we truly are, which is something infinitely greater than anything we currently think we are, and learn to live and breathe freely.

©2005 Eckhart Tolle (P)2005 Penguin Audiobooks

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A great follow up

I read the power of now initially, then read this shortly after, and the two go great together. many very eye opening revelations about consciousness.

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Fantastically life changing

Anyome seeking any spiritual transformation should definitely read both this and Power of Now. These books have made me realize I have the power to bring loving consciousness into everything in my life.

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Peace in consciousness

A New Earth changed my perspective on life. I had already been meditating regularly, trying to find purpose in “my” life and career. I knew it was important to be present in order to find satisfaction, but I didn’t understand the meaning of it or its vast connection to the universe. Highly recommend this book.

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I could not stay awake

I found the reading to be so dull. I could not get into it at all. I cannot say that I was completely fair to this book, as I did not listen for too long (1/2 hour), but it seemed like a lot of fluff, and I felt the authors/readers voice was monotone, and dull, and making it very difficult fro me to concentrate on the words.

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Such an amazing book.

I think every human on earth should read this book. I'm going to listen to it couple of more times. Thank you so much Mr. Tolle for such an amazing job.

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Great book!

Love this book. It helped me go through a difficult time in my life and gave me an abundance of insight.

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Good information and well written

Love this and I find it very helpful information and very well written and very comprehensible for many of us in the west as an introductory to Understanding the ego and shadow self.. However the man that’s reading list has a very thick German accent and it is horrible they need to re-record this book with an English speaking voice

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Not for everyone!

This was the 5th book of Self-Help titles I had read and by the time I got to this book I found all self-help books really talk about the same thing. That said, Eckhart Tolle's voice is so dull and at times I couldn't understand what he was saying. Probably the worst narrator of a book I have listened too, He can write well but he shouldn't be narrating books!

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amazing

truly inspiring and straightforward. Eckhart's books and teaching has brought everything I have learned into one simple word. NOW

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A new perspective

If you are I Your head day dreaming all day long, find difficulty focusing on your surrounding, this book will give you tools and ideas that may help you control and use you mind power.

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  • John Fernandes
  • 2016-01-30

A life-changing book

I'm a successful over-educated cynic.

And this book changed my whole outlook on everything and made me a much happier person.....and I was happy to begin with!

Unless you are at a certain stage of life/education/maturity - you will not "get" this book. Once you are ready for this book, however; it will astound you and open your eyes to a way of looking at the world and existence that you never suspected.

The performance of the reader is just fine. It is not obtrusive and seems to be less "important" than the message that is being delivered. In my whole life, this is the ONLY book I have now read to/listened to more than once.

I did not expect this.

If I could give this book 10 stars, I would.

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  • Mr. Word Sponge
  • 2009-12-05

A Realized Being Shares In Person...a rare find.

Wow, much more value than I expected from the title. I stumbled on this book and am ecstatic that I did.

This book/audio should be experienced by everyone for one or more of the following three reasons:
1) If you are happily going about life, not on a spiritual quest, never had a mystical moment and believe that you are just like everyone else, then this book will give you insights on how to experience more life and help you answer many of your difficult questions that you seldom think about.

2) If you have had a mystical experience, remember it and want to get back to that "state" again, then this book shows you how to, why you should want to and what amazing things await you when you do.

3) If you are on a spiritual quest, stop here. You need not search further. Eckhart gives you your answers in clear English for the Western reader. This is an amazing find for you.

Now, the down side. You will be distracted by Eckhart's accent. After a while in the book I realized why (although he never really speaks much about himself). Realized beings in the "state" have a breathy, deliberate, considered and generally slow way of speaking. This can lull you to sleep, but listern to the words and you will be fine.

This is the real McCoy. He knows. Listen.

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  • Susan
  • 2007-06-20

The best of the best

Sometimes a book comes along that takes all of the murky concepts that you are struggling with, shines a light on them, and makes them simple and powerful. This for me is that book. I drive to work and back each day, 1-hour each way. This book has become my constant commuting companion. I have listened to it over and over and over again. Each time I get something new from it even though I have heard it many times before. It doesn't matter if I start at the beginning or in some random place. New meaning and insight just keep coming through. I can see subtle changes in my life each day as I apply the wisdom. I have no doubt that I am changing the world! Thank you Ekhart Tolle.

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  • Jennifer
  • 2009-04-15

Listening continually, always gleaning more...

A spiritual book for those not into organized religion. This book changed me after one listen. It reveals how most suffering and stress come from within. The mind is a tool to be used for in-the-moment problems, but otherwise the mind takes a person out of the here-and-now with habitual thinking about past and future speculations. I bought this and listen to it over and over to help deepen the effect. After this book, I realized all my "problems" are as illusory as a mirage.

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  • Josephine H. Neill
  • 2008-10-19

Enlightening!

After reading the negative reviews of this audiobook, I was somewhat wary of buying it, but the positive reviews convinced me to go on and try it. I'm so glad I did! The negative reviewers complained about Eckhart Tolle's monotone, saying that it put them to sleep. I, however, found his voice to be the perfect vehicle for his message, which emphasizes the differences between the ego and consciousness. I strongly recommend this book to everyone on a spiritual quest.

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  • Chris
  • 2007-02-26

more accessable than The Power of Now

anyone on a path, or think they have found the "right" path...hold on! this will shake your spiritual foundation. it's not new age or any age it just is. and you just are. it is that simple. Tolle is a master communicator. he cuts through the red tape of religions and presents the pure essence of them all.

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  • Rafael Pereira Lima
  • 2016-05-28

A new life is possible

I would love to send this book to everyone in the world.
Light in the darkness

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  • Fuzzdrummer
  • 2016-04-18

Vital Secular Spiritual Book

Tolle really hits the nail on the head in this book. His message has evolved perfectly from The Power of Now. The last chapter gave me some great practical advice to take with me on my journey to stay in the present moment. Highly recommended this book for all readers.

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  • Pranitha
  • 2015-12-31

Best book for spirituality

I highly recommend this book for folks who would like to start their spiritual journey to get enlightened.

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  • lorenna
  • 2015-12-21

an absolute necessary read for everyone.

this book is life changing it open your mind to the ways that it once has never been able to see it changes your life and it is an absolute necessary read for all humankind it will benefit you and always mentally and physically if you can find the time in the day to do other things try to find the time in the day to listen or read this book.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2018-04-13

Hard to follow

For me this book was very difficult to listen without falling asleep. Hard to focus, the rhythm is not dynamic

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  • Jacqui
  • 2017-11-20

À book to read and reread

A profound teaching about what is that peels away the ego and leads you to joy and peace

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  • Alexandre
  • 2016-02-23

Best Book Ever Read!

This Book is life changing: a must read ! So hopeful to improve the quality of our daily life and the impact we have on other's life. Everyone should read it, whatever your age, whatever you do, wherever you are.