Spiritual leaders are those who give spiritual guidance to other people, who inspire and bring people closer to their true calling in life. In the past, there were numerous spiritual leaders’ whose words still inspire people today. Jesus, Confucius. Buddha or Mohammed are just a few of them, however, spiritual leaders are not only people from the past, our world has spiritual leaders today and we think their teachings help people to transform their lives so, in no particular order, here are the most spiritually influential people in the world:
The Dalai Lama
Dalai Lamas are the spiritual leaders of Tibetan Buddhism. The current Dalai Lama is the 14th Dalai Lama and, at the age of 82, he still shares his beliefs and love with the world. According to Dalai Lama, our main purpose in life is to help other people. His teachings inspired thousands of people to transform and to embrace spirituality. There are many things that can be said about Dalai Lama but most people are already familiar with his words of wisdom and his spiritual teachings.
In 2008, New York Times named Eckhart Tolle the most popular spiritual author in the United States. Eckhart Tolle is best known for his books The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose in which he manages to explain the profound meaning of spiritual transforming in such a simple and succinct way that made numerous people to follow his words and to lead a more spiritual and fulfilling life.
Deepak Chopra is another American author who is considered a spiritual leader and a New Age guru by the public. He is best known for being an advocate for alternative medicine and for his book, The Seven Spiritual Laws Of Success, that teaches people how to become better human beings while pursuing and fulfilling their dreams. Deepak Chopra also released some albums meant to educate people about spiritual healing. Some of his best albums are: Chakra Balancing: Body, Mind and Soul and The Secret of Healing: Meditations for Transformation and Higher Consciousness
Don Miguel Ruiz
Don Miguel Ruiz is a Mexican author who wrote books and articles about Toltec spiritualism. Influenced by Carlos Castaneda, Don Miguel Ruiz teaches people about The Four Agreements, four ancient teachings that are basically a code of conduct based on the ancient Toltec wisdom that allows people to change their lives entirely and to experience more love, wisdom, and happiness. He also wrote The Mastery of Love, The Voice of Knowledge, and The Fifth Agreement, other incredible books that guide people towards a life without pain, fear, and suffering. His teachings transcend religion and his books are tools that allow people to live the lives they want to live through spirituality and love.
The author of The Secret Books Series: The Power, The Magic, Hero, and How The Secret Changed My Life, Rhonda Byrne is an Australian author and TV producers who brought the law of attraction back to the attention of the public and made the power of positive thinking popular again. Rhonda Byrne was also listed in Time Magazine’s 100 people who shaped the world.