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by BillyPLed
Fri Jul 01, 2005 12:31 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Name Pronunciation
Replies: 12
Views: 9271

"Tolly" then...

I will just keep pronouncing it "tolly" until I know otherwise, since that is how I have been saying it based on the first recording I got (the 6 cd set called "Realizing the Power of Now"). Thanks for the responses. Glad to know that I am not alone in the cunfusion.
by BillyPLed
Wed Jun 29, 2005 12:38 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Name Pronunciation
Replies: 12
Views: 9271

Name Pronunciation

I have two recordings of Eckhart's talks, and his last name is pronounced different in each one. I was wondering if anyone could tell me the correct way to pronounce it. Is it "toll" as in toll bridge or "tolly" as in "Hello Dolly"? Thanks for the help. By the way, I am really looking forward to the...
by BillyPLed
Sat Jan 08, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Spiritual Teachers
Topic: Buddhist Teachers
Replies: 2
Views: 1380

Buddhist Teachers

Here are some of my favorites that remind me of Eckhart... Pema Chodron : "Meditation takes us just as we are, with our confusion and our sanity. This complete acceptance of ourselves as we are is called maitri, a simple, direct relationship with the way we are. Trying to fix ourselves is not helpfu...
by BillyPLed
Tue Jan 04, 2005 1:38 am
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Help for a Beginner?
Replies: 11
Views: 3040

Non-judgmental stance

I would encourage you to not judge your thoughts as "good or bad." You ask if they are "acceptable." I would think that the thoughts can be accepted as thoughts. Part of my problem is that I often get resistant or frustrated when I think I am not "practicing right." Eckhart seems to be encouraging u...
by BillyPLed
Tue Dec 28, 2004 1:12 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Billy's Intro.
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Billy's Intro.

Hello all, I just discovered this discussion forum and hope that it will be a meaningful addition to my on-line experience. I read The Power of Now several months ago and have also read Stillness Speaks. Of course, these are both books that I will probably never finish reading. I was blown away by E...