The Power of Now

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The Power of Now
A Guide to SPIRITUAL ENLIGHTENMENT By Eckhart Tolle

CONTENT

Foreword ........................................................................................................................... 4 Acknowledgments ............................................................................................................. 7 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................. 8 The Origin Of This Book .................................................................................................. 8 The Truth That Is Within You......................................................................................... 10 1. YOU ARE NOT YOUR MIND....................................................................................... 13 The Greatest Obstacle to Enlightenment......................................................................... 13 Freeing yourself from your mind .................................................................................... 16 Enlightenment: Rising above Thought............................................................................ 19 Emotion: The Body's Reaction to Your Mind................................................................. 21 2. CONSCIOUSNESS: THE WAY OUT OF PAIN ........................................................... 26 Create No More Pain In The Present............................................................................... 26 Past Pain: Dissolving The Pain-Body ............................................................................. 27 Ego Identification With The Pain-Body.......................................................................... 31 The Origin Of Fear .......................................................................................................... 31 The Ego's Search For Wholeness .................................................................................... 33 3. MOVING DEEPLY INTO THE NOW ........................................................................... 35 Don't Seek Your Self In The Mind.................................................................................. 35 End The Delusion Of Time ............................................................................................. 35 Nothing Exists Outside The Now.................................................................................... 36 The Key To The Spiritual Dimension ............................................................................. 37 Accessing The Power Of The Now................................................................................. 38 Letting Go Of Psychological Time ................................................................................. 40 The Insanity Of Psychological Time............................................................................... 41 Negativity And Suffering Have Their Roots In Time..................................................... 42 Finding The Life Underneath Your Life Situation.......................................................... 43 All Problems Are Illusions Of The Mind........................................................................ 44 A Quantum Leap In The Evolution Of Consciousness ................................................... 46 The Joy Of Being ............................................................................................................ 46 4. MIND STRATEGIES FOR AVOIDING THE NOW..................................................... 49 Loss Of Now: The Core Delusion................................................................................... 49 Ordinary Unconsciousness And Deep Unconsciousness ................................................ 50 What Are They Seeking? ................................................................................................ 51 Dissolving Ordinary...
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