Top 13 List: A Baker’s Dozen of 2013 Blog Posts

It has been a great year in the blogosphere, easily setting a record for highest amount of traffic since RayHemachandra.com replaced the prominently indexed former static site Hemachandra.com, which closed at the end of 2011. (You can still take a limited peek at that site via the cool time travel mechanism the Wayback Machine.) I…

Eckhart Tolle: You Are the Now

    Ray: What can help people better understand the now — what the present moment really is, and what they really are? Eckhart: Most people equate the now, the present moment, with what happens in the now. They think there are many different moments, thousands of moments every day, because different things are happening every…

Eckhart Tolle on Being Conscious

Ray: In modern times, people often are given medications to calm and quiet their racing minds. The medications almost force people into the present moment, albeit a dulled present moment. I wonder what the impact of such medicine is on the spiritual dimension of people’s lives. Is it positive or negative, do you think? Eckhart:…

Eckhart Tolle on Humanity’s Fall

Ray: You’ve written that human beings had to develop a state of madness as a collective to then be able to transform and awaken evolutionarily. That parallels what seems to happen on the individual level, doesn’t it? As a child, a person builds up an egoic sense — the child has a name, has an…