Guardians of Being

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Guardians of Being
Guardians of Being.jpg
AuthorEckhart Tolle
IllustratorPatrick McDonnell
Cover artistPatrick McDonnell
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenrePicture Book
PublisherNew World Library
Media typePrint and pictures
Pages128
ISBN978-1-57731-671-8 [1]
204/.4 22
LC ClassBL624 .T633 2009

Guardians of Being is a picture book written by Eckhart Tolle, and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell.

Content[edit]

Eckhart's official website describes the book as conveying "a profound love of nature, of animals, of humans, of all life-forms [and] celebrates and reminds us of ... the wonder and joy to be found in the present moment, amid the beauty we sometimes forget to notice all around us".[2]

The book was illustrated by Patrick McDonnell, the artist for the comic strip, Mutts.

Reception[edit]

Ken MacQueen at Macleans.ca described it as his "thinnest, but perhaps most accessible work, [distilling] Tolle’s teachings into fewer than 1,000 words."[3] Nick DiMartino at Shelf-Awareness.com said "forgive the book its pretentious, silly name. Otherwise, it's... a gem of a book about the role animals have in our spiritual and mental lives."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guardians of Being (Hardcover)". Amazon.com. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ EckhartTolle.com. "Eckhart Tolle Books: Guardians of Being". Retrieved 2009-10-15.
  3. ^ Ken MacQueen (2009-10-22). "Eckhart Tolle vs. God". Macleans.ca. Archived from the original on 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2009-10-24.
  4. ^ Nick DiMartino. "Book Review: Guardians of Being". Archived from the original on 2009-10-11. Retrieved 2009-10-16.

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