Eckhart Tolle is one of the most influential spiritual teachers of our time. He is the author of the New York Times best seller “The Power Of Now” which has sold over 3 million copies worldwide. His simple explanations of the differences between the mind, the ego, our emotions and our ‘true self’ are what make his teachings so profound and powerful. Here are 12 Amazing Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Spirituality.
12 Amazing Eckhart Tolle Quotes On Spirituality
1- The past has no power over the present moment. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
The past exists only in your mind. Therefore the only power it has in the present moment is the power that you give to it.
2- To end the misery that has afflicted the human condition for thousands of years, you have to start with yourself and take responsibility for you inner state at any given moment. That means now. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
By taking responsibility for your inner world, you take responsibility for your life. If you want to be happy you must turn inward, not point the finger of blame outwards.
3- Anything that you resent and strongly react to in another is also in you. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
Anything you recognise in someone else also exists in you. We are all connected and we all have the entire spectrum of human emotions and characteristics within us.
4- Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at this moment. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
Sometimes in life we get caught up playing the victim because it can seem like life is out to get us! But when you understand that any experience you are having is for the purpose of your soul’s growth, instead of playing the victim, you become empowered.
5- What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
One of the greatest things we can learn on the spiritual path is that we are not our thoughts. We are the deeper knowing that sees this as truth.
6- The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
Often a difficult situation we are in is made much, much worse by our tendency to label and judge it. By remaining detached and being the observer, you can remove the suffering and instead practice acceptance.
7- Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
Life really isn’t as hard as we THINK it is.
8- Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
If there is a circumstance in your life that you dislike, try considering the idea that you have chosen it. Let the feeling of relaxed acceptance flood through you, and know that this is just another step on your journey to enlightenment.
9- Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
What you focus on expands. Period.
10- Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
Being a spiritual person means taking responsibility for who you are, and for the energy you put out into the world.
11- Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now. Eckhart Tolle Quotes
It is a tragedy to consider that many people will never step away from their thoughts and into the present moment of their lives. Now is all you will ever have. Let go of the inner noise and be free.