The only way to overcome our rapidly mounting problems and dysfunction on every level is to rise above the state of egoic unconsciousness, now amplified by science and technology, that has created and continues to create those dysfunctions in the first place.
Evolve or face extinction! This is the great challenge of our times.
This urgency of change is the reason why the growing number of humans are now awakening to Presence, the new consciousness that will manifest externally as The New Earth.
The purpose of the Eckhart Tolle Foundation is to bring Eckhart Tolle's teachings to communities and segments of the population that have hitherto had little or no access to them. Through book donations, free digital subscriptions, event scholarships, and free broadcasts, the foundation will begin by focusing on these three population segments:
There are more than 2.2 million people currently incarcerated in the US alone. The Eckhart Tolle Foundation will provide educational resources to those behind bars.
The Foundation will support educators and students at the secondary and college levels to help us unlock our full potential through the awakening of consciousness within the halls of higher learning.
The Foundation will work with senior centers, assisted living communities, hospitals, and hospices to provide tools and teachings that cultivate a greater sense of aliveness, connection, and purpose.
Imagine what would be possible if millions of people yet to hear Eckhart’s powerful teachings had access to his life-changing wisdom . . .
Imagine the transformation that might be possible for the prison inmate who reads The Power of Now . . .
Imagine millions of students in schools and colleges being introduced to living in presence as part of their education . . . Imagine hospice patients, the elderly, and other people who are facing challenging life situations—literally millions of people from all walks of life—having access to the same teachings that have already changed millions of people’s lives . . .
The Eckhart Tolle Foundation will deliver Eckhart’s teachings to people who might otherwise not have access. If you are someone who knows how powerful Eckhart’s teachings are to awaken consciousness and transform human suffering at its root, please join us and donate to the Eckhart Tolle Foundation.
Dear Eckhart Tolle:
I first discovered your writings when I was in Marin County Jail, California, awaiting trial on serious felony charges including attempted murder. Despite my actual innocence, I was convicted and sentenced to 13 years in state prison. So I am now at the California Men’s Colony at San Luis Obispo.
Your books were very meaningful and helpful to me in understanding myself and others more deeply. In particular, I immediately understood the concept of the “pain-body” in myself and how it could and did interact with the pain-bodies of others—including the accuser in my criminal case . . .
I wish I would have read your books and explored similar writings much earlier in my life! I believe I would not be in this predicament . . .
San Luis Obispo, CA
I am aware of no other contribution that could have such extraordinary leverage to help our world.
“My life was all about ego–about making money, pursuing the ‘American Dream,’ impressing people. Eckhart’s teachings awakened me to a different identity, a different reality. My life shifted from impressing others to being of service of others. If this was possible in my life, I can only dream of what’s possible for others and our world.
Much of what we try to fix in our world are the symptoms of our problems. Rarely do we address the root cause of our world’s insanity–the egoic mindset. I believe the greatest way to help our planet and our species is to accelerate the awakening of individuals (many of whom will in turn help others). I am aware of no other contribution that could have such extraordinary leverage to help our world.”
Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and author, born in Germany and educated at the Universities of London and Cambridge. At the age of 29 a profound inner transformation radically changed the course of his life. He devoted the next several years to understanding, integrating, and deepening that transformation. With his international bestsellers, The Power of Now and A New Earth—translated into over 52 languages—he has introduced millions to the joy and freedom of living life in the present moment. The New York Times has described him as “the most popular spiritual author in the United States”, and Watkins Review has named him “the most spiritually influential person in the world.”