Don Miguel Ruiz is a renowned spiritual teacher and internationally
bestselling author. He has spent the past three decades guiding students
to personal freedom through his profound insights regarding the nature
of human reality. His forthcoming book, THE TOLTEC ART OF LIFE AND
DEATH: A Story of Self Discovery (HarperElixir/HarperCollins) written
with Barbara Emrys will be published October 27, 2015.
youngest of thirteen children, don Miguel Ruiz was born in rural Mexico
to parents who were healers and practitioners of ancient Toltec
traditions. As a young adult, he graduated from medical school in Mexico
City and practiced neurosurgery with his older brother in Tijuana. A
near-fatal car crash forever changed the direction of his life, however,
causing him to leave medicine and to examine the essential truth about
life and humanity. With his mother’s help, and through her ancestral
teachings, he discovered his own path to awareness, which evolved into a
deep understanding of the physical universe and the virtual world of
Combining Toltec mythology and scientific perspectives,
don Miguel has been able to merge ancient wisdom with modern physics
and practical common-sense, forging a new philosophy for seekers of
truth and personal authenticity. His landmark bestselling book, The
Four Agreements, contains practical steps for long-term, personal
transformation and has been read by millions around the world.
published in 1997, The Four Agreements has since sold over five million
copies in the United States and seven million worldwide. It has been
translated into 38 languages, appeared on the New York Times bestseller
for over seven years, and was the 36th bestselling book of the decade.
Don Miguel is also the author of The Mastery of Love, The Voice of
Knowledge, Prayers, and the New York Times bestseller, The Fifth
Agreement, a collaboration with his son, don José Ruiz. Each of his
books are international bestsellers.
The wisdom don Miguel has
brought to the world has earned him respect around the globe. He has
dedicated his life to sharing his message through practical concepts in
order to promote transformation and ultimately change lives for the
better. Don Miguel is the recipient of numerous recognitions, including a
U.S. Air Force ‘challenge coin’ engraved with “The Four Agreements.” He
is the recipient of an Honorary Degree in Cultural and Social Education
from the American Cultural Institute of Mexico, and referenced as a
“national treasure” in his native country.
Don Miguel Ruiz lives in San Diego, California. More at www.miguelruiz.com.