Eckhart Tolle

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Birthday
16, 1948
Birthplace
Lunen, Germany
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Lunen, Germany

About

Author known for writing The Power of Now and A New Earth. In 2011, the Watkins Review named him one of the most spiritually influential people in the world.

Before Fame

He suffered from severe depression until he experienced an inner transformation at the age of twenty-nine.

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His books, The Power of Now and A New Earth, sold a combined total of eight million copies.

Family Life

He struggled through an isolated, unhappy childhood. During his teenage years, he was profoundly impacted by the works of German mystic Joseph Anton Schneiderfranken. He married Kim Eng.

Associated With

In 2008, he released an album entitled Music to Quiet the Mind that featured the works of Claude Debussy, The Beatles, Jeff Johnson, Steve Roach, and Erik Satie.