Eckhart Tolle, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Eckhart Tolle

German writer

Date of Birth: 16-Feb-1948

Place of Birth: Lünen, Free State of Prussia, Germany

Profession: writer, philosopher

Nationality: Canada, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Eckhart Tolle

  • Eckhart Tolle ( EK-art TOL-?; German: ['?kha?t 't?l?]; born Ulrich Leonard Tölle, February 16, 1948) is a spiritual teacher.
  • He is a German-born resident of Canada best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose.
  • In 2008, The New York Times called Tolle "the most popular spiritual author in the United States".
  • In 2011, he was listed by Watkins Review as the most spiritually influential person in the world.
  • Tolle is not identified with any particular religion, but he has been influenced by a wide range of spiritual works.Tolle said he was depressed for much of his life until age 29 when he underwent an "inner transformation".
  • He then spent several years wandering "in a state of deep bliss" before becoming a spiritual teacher.
  • He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995 and currently divides his time between Canada and California.
  • He began writing his first book, The Power of Now, in 1997 and it reached The New York Times Best Seller list in 2000.The Power of Now and A New Earth sold an estimated three million and five million copies respectively in North America by 2009.
  • In 2008, approximately 35 million people participated in a series of 10 live webinars with Tolle and television talk show host Oprah Winfrey.
  • In 2016, Tolle was named in Oprah's SuperSoul 100 list of visionaries and influential leaders.

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