Even the Sun Will Die: An Interview with Eckhart Tolle

Version: Abridged
Author: Eckhart Tolle
Narrator: Eckhart Tolle
Genres: Health & Wellness
Publisher: Sounds True
Published In: July 2002
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours, 15 minutes
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Overview

From insights into the way out of suffering to evidence that a new consciousness is rising, "Even the Sun Will Die" reveals that even following the tragedy of September 11, 2001, a miracle happens when we say "yes" to living in this moment and no other.

Reviews (2)

So so

Written by Northern Girl on November 1st, 2010

  • Book Rating: 4/5

This CD was a bit dry. Mr Tolle comes off as a strange little man in some of these cd's in the way he laughs at what he's saying in this weird little chuckle.. What he says is very enlightened, but the way he says it, well, sometimes you wonder where he's going...then he finally gets to the point and you go ohhhhhhh.......

Comforting

Written by Sharon Leahy from Coos Bay, OR on August 6th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Once again, Eckhart Tolle eases the dilemma and emotional distresses of life on this lovely, carnivorous, unenlightened planet. For those who have not listened to Eckhart previously, please start with his "Power of Now" so that you can really benefit from his remarkably sane and comforting approach to dealing with the confusions and emotions that come to all of us in life.

Author Details

Author Details

Tolle, Eckhart

Eckhart Tolle was born in 1948 in Germany as Ulrich Tolle. He also spent time living in Spain and went on to study at Cambridge university and the University of London in the United Kingdom.

It has been reported that the German born author changed his name from Ulrich to Eckhart because of the German philosopher Meister Eckhart.

Eckhart Tolle's life changed when he was 29 years of age. The author had a spiritual awakening after a long struggle with unhappiness. Tolle dedicated his life to a more spiritual path and set about learning from and experiencing different philosophies and beliefs from around the world.

Eckhart Tolle describes his spiritual awakening in the following paragraph; "For most people, spiritual awakening is a gradual process. Rarely does it happen all at once. When it does, though, it is usually brought about by intense suffering. That was certainly true in my case. For years my life alternated between depression and acute anxiety. One night I woke up in a state of dread and intense fear, more intense than I had ever experienced before. Life seemed meaningless, barren, hostile. It became so unbearable that suddenly the thought came into my mind, "I cannot live with myself any longer." The thought kept repeating itself several times. Suddenly, I stepped back from the thought, and looked at it, as it were, and I became aware of the strangeness of that thought: "If I cannot live with myself, there must be two of me ā€“ the I and the self that I cannot live with." And the question arose, "Who is the ā€˜Iā€™ and who is the self that I cannot live with?" There was no answer to that question, and all thinking stopped. For a moment, there was complete inner silence. Suddenly I felt myself drawn into a whirlpool or a vortex of energy. I was gripped by an intense fear, and my body started to shake. I heard the words, "Resist nothing," as if spoken inside my chest. I could feel myself being sucked into a void. Suddenly, all fear disappeared, and I let myself fall into that void. I have no recollection of what happened after that."

The spiritual author and teacher currently lives in Canada and continues to spread his message of spirituality through seminars, books, audio material, and his official website.