Do we become happy by fulfilling our deepest dreams and by being the best version of us we can? Or do we just have to awaken to our true self and see that all craving is ego-land and won’t make us happy in the end?
Writing a review about "The Power of Now" can be a difficult task, since you come in danger of adding concepts and interpretations to a book, that really tries to quiet the mind and let the reader experience. I want to encourage everybody, who has not yet get in contact with “The Power of Now” and with the teachings of Eckhart Tolle, to give it a real try.
The following is an excerpt of the complete first chapter of “The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle, called “You are not your Mind”.
For most of the readers here, the topic of spirituality may be a very fuzzy and unknown place. “What’s the use of it? What can I do with this? Why should I even bother?” I hear you asking. I will try to give an entry point for everybody who is not (yet) familiar with the experience of spirituality.