I Love Eckhart Tolle And Byron Katie

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People


    My story begins when I was about 19 & out traveling to see the world but very unhappy, confused and emotionally messed up, when I met my 1st guru. I played sax and he played piano. He had lived at an Indian (Hindu) ashram in his youth and had gained Enlightenment, so now he...
    jimrich jimrich
    70+, M
    Jan 26, 2011

    Why I Left

    Byron Katie gave me the strength to walk out of a long term marriage (25 plus ) years. In one of her audio books (I'm sorry I don't recall which one) she said "you can spend years trying to teach a cat to bark and in the end the cat will look at you and say meow". She also said...
    bluesky1234 bluesky1234
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2010

    Loving the Way It Is

    1,000 Names for Joy woke me up to myself, my life, and my truth.  Eckhart and Katie have realized the peace, wisdom, and contentment that lies latent within each of us.  They lead the way home. 
    whynot31404 whynot31404
    Mar 1, 2009

    I Am Thankful For Their Contribution to the World.

     This is one group I looked forward to joining.  I didn't want to do it prematurely because I know there is much of their work that I have yet to explore.  It takes time, and it takes effort.  But I am SO glad for their contributions.  And I ...
    Evania Evania
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 20, 2009

    New Novel based On The Power Of Now

    I've written the first novel ("The Miraculous Plot of Leiter & Lott") inspired by Eckhart Tolle's work (The Power of Now). How this came about is that, as a reviewer, I was blown away by the audiobook version of The Power of Now, and gave it my highest rating at the time. Got an...
    51-55, M
    Apr 10, 2011

    Byron Katie And The Work Changed My Life

    Byron Katie and her book, "Loving What Is" changed my life.  I have had a peace and calm in my life for over ten years since practicing The Work.  LWI and "A Thousand Names for Joy" gave me hope when my marriage was ending and I needed support the most.  I got it from...
    ercobean ercobean
    May 15, 2012

    Many Teachers

    I have read some Eckhart Tolle and Byron Katie. They resonate with other teachers I have experienced. My first teacher was Prasad, an exponent of Poonja and Ramana. I was a teenager and loved hearing about Truth in a deep yet entertaining way. Since then I have sat in meetings...
    Desdemona Desdemona
    Feb 3, 2008

    Loving "The Power of Now"

    I love "The Power of Now" because I've been on my spiritual journey for many years and nothing is so practical and concise it allows me to actually experience enlightment now. I can really relate to what Eckhart Tolle is saying.  
    beherenow beherenow
    4 Responses Aug 26, 2009

    He Visited Ireland Recently....

    Hi all, I went to a sminar by Eckhart here in Dublin 3 weeks ago.Wow he certainly has gained in popularity and its great to see such a big interest in his teachings. He spoke mainly about the mind, and how to switch off and be in the moment. To see him in the skin is refreshing...
    vevega vevega
    36-40, M
    Nov 14, 2010

    Transforming My Reality

    These two great inspirations have totally changed my life from victim thinking to taking full responsibility for my life. As I examine my thoughts gently and question them - I am then able to release the pain gracefully. It has been the biggest blessing of my life. Iam eternally...
    Linn22 Linn22
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2010

    The Power Of Now And A Thousand Names For Joy

    I've been seeking for a while and after reading various books by both authors and a few others like J. Krishnamurti and his Freedom from the Known, I have stopped seeking and am living. I am no longer confused my by thoughts and fear is an obivious illusion to me. I'd like to...
    Theunkown Theunkown
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2010

    Trying to Change My Stinkin' Thinkin'

    I Love Eckart Tolle and Byron Katie because they make me use my mind in ways I never thought possible. Sometimes it actually hurts getting my brain around their concepts.  But, after listening to A New Earth, and watching Oprah's podcasts with Eckart, I totally...
    Rrite Rrite
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Aug 13, 2009

    Peace For A Moment.

    The following happened over a year ago, and I've not had it back the same, but I often find moments of peace now.   (I wrote this back then)    It was quiet and still and read a paragraph from Stillness Speaks (had the book for ages). It brought to mind...
    ChrisSoul ChrisSoul
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2009

    Feeling The Bliss

      This is my first time writing about this and it feels weird At the time I first read an Eckhart Tolle book, I had been living with extreme anxiety for some time. The anxiety and depression were felt incessantly throughout the day and made my life a misery. I had...
    ayounglearner ayounglearner
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 13, 2012
    nickxoxo8 nickxoxo8
    31-35, M
    Apr 3, 2014

    Book Club Invitation

    EP Sangha member anya1212 commented on my story “The Blossom Pales in Comparison” with: Is our questioning affected by our past experiences and beliefs. Do we question without reasoning or analyzing the immediate situation. Does this not qualify into being "judgemental"? And...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    May 18, 2013


    I love A Thousand Names for Joy.  I think it's the best book I ever read.  I got it on CD's too and  play it in my car wherever I go.  It's the only tape I didn't turn off when driving through traffic where I have to concentrate. It makes me so in the now that...
    anniewallac anniewallac
    1 Response Sep 24, 2010

    The Power of Now

    after reading and practising the power of now ,i had an experience of complete peace then i knew there was something special here
    nivag nivag
    1 Response Jan 26, 2008
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