Influential Spiritual Leaders

Pema Chodron

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Pema Chodron

Peman Chodron ranked #63 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019." Pema Chodron was born on July 14, 1936.  She became a Buddhist nun when her two children were in their teenage years.

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Eckhart Tolle

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Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle ranked #4 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People" in 2019. He changed his first name to "Eckhart" after seeing two signs: 1) When he saw "Eckhart" on a book he authored in a dream, and 2) When a psychic randomly called him "Eckhart."

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Deepak Chopra

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Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra ranked #18 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019." He emigrated to the U.S. in 1970 with just $25. His personal and medical career life changed after reading a book about transcendental medicine.

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Byron Katie

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Byron Katie

Byron Katie ranked #33 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019." Eckhart Tolle describes Byron Katie's work as "a great blessing for our planet."

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14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

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14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

The 14th Dalai Lama ranked #3 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019." At the age of 2, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, named Thubten Gyatso.

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