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During my travels, one of the most frequently asked question is “What is it like to be in relationship with an enlightened being? Perhaps they have the idea or image of an ideal relationship, and want to know more about it.Perhaps their mind wants to project itself to a future time when they, too, will be in an ideal relationship and find themselves through it.Recently, I asked Eckhart to say a few words on the ego’s search for “love relationships.” Our conversation quickly went deeper to touch upon some of the most profound aspects of human existence.Here’s what he said: Eckhart Tolle: What is conventionally called “love” is an ego strategy to avoid surrender.What is it like to be in relationship with an enlightened being?
Still, all the meditating I’d done as a child hadn’t eradicated my ego. I had often thought the universe had something special in store for me and sitting across from Tolle, I tingled with the meaningfulness of it all. Before we sat down together, I had been nervous about interviewing him—how do you ask somebody about their history, and about what they do, and why they do it when that person has cobbled together a philosophy of life in opposition to history and who preaches that all that really matters is the moment?Last night, I stared at my 5-month old daughter, marveling at the miracle of her being. Five years ago, I sat across from Eckhart Tolle—the millennial guru of being in the Now.I stroked the round curve of her belly, gazed into her bright blue eyes. I reached over her breathtaking being for my computer. With that reach came a flood of thoughts—would Vivian be forever scarred by my multitasking? He said he didn’t like talking to press, with the exception of his No. But, Tolle told me, his puckish face crinkling into a bemused smile, the universe had told him to grant me this interview.Resistance is weakness and fear masquerading as strength.What the ego sees as weakness is your Being in its purity, innocence, and power. So the ego exists in a continuous resistance-mode and plays counterfeit roles to cover up your “weakness,” which in truth is your power. You’ll become vulnerable.” What the ego doesn’t know, of course, is that only through the letting go of resistance, through becoming “vulnerable,” can you discover your true and essential invulnerability.