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Eckhart Tolle Discussion Meetup

  • Nov 13, 2012 · 7:15 PM
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For this meetup, we will continue with Chapter Two of Stillness Speaks, using it to share in presence and see where the conversations leads us...



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  • Beth

    Hello all! Here's a link to a replay Eckart's meditation that was broadcast on Sunday:

    November 16, 2012

  • Keith L.

    I like this guy! If we are trying to be holy, he would be correct, in that meditation as a means of achievement becomes a hiding-from-life mechanism, a beautiful repression. But, in meditation there is no goal, only practice. Like training-wheels for being off the cushion, we create a controlled 'cocoon' where we can try to learn techniques by rigorously testing them out (practicing them) without interruption. In this vid, Massaro is judging meditation in terms of reaching a goal and that is where his line of reasoning has failed. He uses the word 'self' as if it is something that exists - an axiom - as the central entity. We know, however, that self is instead a very useful illusion, ever-changing. He needs to read more Eckhart Tolle and join like-minded existence-explorers like our meet-up!

    1 · November 15, 2012

  • Bobby

    This is a video clip of the guy I mentioned in the meeting, Bentinho Massaro. His focus is more on awareness. Whether the mind is in a quiet state or a chaotic state, it's more about awareness, to him. I was wondering if anybody had any thoughts on this:

    November 15, 2012

  • Keith L.

    Great to be there this last Tuesday - Lot's of quality listening and sharing.

    November 15, 2012

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    November 15, 2012

  • Bobby

    The social anxiety I usually experience when meeting new groups of people - it dissipated quickly after introductions and meditation. I felt very welcome. The conversation really flowed and people shared stories and insights. There was a great flow to it. When nobody had anything to say, nobody said anything. And it was perfect. Just silence. Stillness. The format of the event, the way it worked -- it worked. When it was indicated that the meeting was concluding, I felt a little sadness. I can't wait to see everybody again.

    November 14, 2012

  • Keith L.

    Please let me know if anyone of you has to cancel can't make the meet up - I'd like to take your spot![masked]

    November 12, 2012

    • Garth

      Hi Ken, we'll make room for you, so just come to the meetup!

      November 12, 2012

    • Keith L.

      Thanks Garth, I'm really looking forward to joining you!

      November 12, 2012

  • Katrina

    Hello and thankyou. I'm looking forward to learning more about this group. I live in Ocala, so it might be hard at times to attend during the week. I will stay posted. Have a Blessed day!

    1 · November 12, 2012

  • Michelle

    For new folks, if you get lost, call my cell at[masked]

    November 5, 2012

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