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by Ned
Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Challenging Eckhart: Practice is necessary, as is clock time
Replies: 152
Views: 18056

To Do or Not To Do. That is the question

When Eckhart is speaking he always mentions that if anyone is looking for techniques to practice at his retreat, he or she will be very disappointed. I'm always surprised that he says that because I've found many techniques explained in his talks and books that I practice that yield great results. T...
by Ned
Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Intellectual understanding...but not experiencing The Now
Replies: 132
Views: 25033

Hey, thanks for the welcome; it's nice to join you all. You know............One thing that really baffled me about my experience of quitting smoking (actually, I didn't quit. It quit me) was that I violated major principles of The Secret and of positive thinking. I should have crafted and repeated o...
by Ned
Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Intellectual understanding...but not experiencing The Now
Replies: 132
Views: 25033

Dissolution of "unhelpful patterns of thinkng"

Julia wrote: Eckhart tends to assert that mere observation and awareness of unhelpful patterns of thinking are enough to transmute the thought patterns. Well, if a person practices this - observing and realising the pattern, and wishes to stop engaging in the behaviour/thoughts, I am convinced this ...