1. Eckhart Tolle
"Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life."
German-born Eckhart Tolle began his journey as an anxious and reclusive individual. At age 29 he experienced a deep, spiritual inner transformation leading him to discover the secret to enlightenment and emotional freedom. His New York Times bestseller ‘The Power of Now’ popularized his message of living completely in the present moment. In ‘The Power of Now’, he simplifies and condenses centuries of age –old wisdoms about ‘living in the now’ from across various spiritual beliefs of Hinduism, Zen, Buddhism etc. His book, ‘A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose’ was released as a follow up to his first book. He states his secret of life, “to die before you die and find that there is no death.”
2. Dr. Wayne Dyer
"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds."
Dr. Wayne Dyer is one of the most influential spiritual and motivational personalities of the new age. He has published over 30 books and regulary appears as a speaker on television, radio and conferences. His latest book ‘Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting’ teaches the principle art behind realizing all your desires. It explains the rules of manifesting into one’s life abundance in all aspects. Known as the ‘father of motivation’ his message to his readers throughout all his books is that with a change in attitude it is possible for everyone to live an extraordinary life. Some of his other publications include: ‘The Power of Intention’ and ‘Excuses Begone!’
3. Louise L. Hay
"Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives."
Louise L. Hay is known as the founder of the self-help movement. Her company, Hay House Publishing has published hundreds of spiritual and motivational books. Her most popular book ‘You Can Heal Your Life’, explains how our self-beliefs and negative ideas manifest themselves as emotional and physical ailments. She explains that by eliminating all limiting, negative beliefs any physical and emotional problem can be healed. She uses the techniques of positive affirmations, energy cleansing and the power of visualization to help the readers overcome adversities in their lives. Her other works include, ‘Heal Your Body A-Z’.
4. Neale Donald Walsch
"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."
Author of the series ‘Conversations with God’, Neale Donald Walsch is known as the “modern-day spiritual messenger”. There are nine books in the series the first book in the series stayed on the New York Times bestseller List for 135 weeks. He took up writing as a respite after all the challenging situations he faced that resulted in him becoming homeless. Today his messages of ‘life renewal’ and the experiences that the soul invites into every moment of the day, resonate with millions.
5. Shakti Gawain
"You create your opportunities by asking for them."
Considered to be the pioneer in the field of personal development, Shakti Gawain is a teacher of consciousness and the author of the bestseller, ‘Creative Visualization’. In her book, she reiterates the power of using one’s thoughts and imagination constructively in order to achieve positive changes in life. She follows principles of attracting the desired results by constant visualization. Her other books include, ‘Developing Intuition’ and ‘Living in the Light, Awakening: A Daily Guide to Conscious Living’