TOP 15 MOST FAMOUS SPIRTUAL LEADERS IN THE WORLD Over the years, people have started turning to spiritual leaders for guidance, direction and enlightenment. There is no doubt that such great spiritual leaders inspire many people. Hence, we are enlisting top 15 spiritual leaders in the world :-

POPE FRANCIS : first pope from America1. Pope Francis:  Pope Francis became Pope of Roman Catholic Church in March, 2013, his real name was Jorge Mario Bergoglio. He was the first pope from America.

DALAI LAMA : Tibetian leader of spirituality2. Dalai Lama:  Dalia Lama, Tenzin Gyaso, is a spiritual leader of Tibetan people. Born in small village, Dalia Lama’s holiness recognized at the age two. Dalai Lama means the ocean of wisdom. Dalai Lama is very famous as Tibetian leader of spirituality.

PAULO COELHO : write so many books related to spiritualism3. Paulo Coelho: Who can imagine that a boy whose parents leave him in asylum,  and after few year will become a spiritual personal. It is true that Paulo Coelho was sent to insane asylum by his parents for some reasons. But after releasing from asylum Coelho spent his most of the time in writing the songs for Raul Seixas.  Coelho done a job as lawyer and married in church and leading a normal life.  After some time Coelho left the country to travel the world and he write so many books related to spiritualism.

THICH NHAT HANH : published many books on meditation4. Thich Nhat Hanh: Born in 1926 near Central Vietnam Thick Nhat Hanh entered in Buddhist monastery at the age of 16. He is humble and soft spoken person who is a Buddhist monk comes from small village of Vietanam. Thick Nhat Hanh has published many books on meditation.

ECKHART TOLLE : spiritual teacher, who was born in Germany5. Eckhart Tolle:  Eckhart known as spiritual teacher who was born in Germany. Sudden change in his life move him towards the spiritualism. He began to work with small group as a spiritual teacher and counselor. He wrote many books on spiritualism. His teaching help people to find inner peace. His talks on meditation are very popular and published in the form of CD and DVD. His well known book are The Power of Now and A New Earth and Practicing the Power of Now.

DEEPAK CHOPRA : an American author and public speaker 6. Deepak Chopra: A doctor by profession changed his way to spiritualism after meeting Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  Deepak Chopra is an American author and public speaker also. He establish the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre and believed that person may get perfect health.

JAMES REDFIELD : an author and spiritual leader 7. James Redfield: James Redfield has different thinking towards life since his childhood.  He was influenced by the religion or academic philosophy. He want to pursue his education in comparative religion. He studied humanistic psychology and meditation. After few years of professional work, James move towards the spiritual world. He experiences and observed that higher divine is present in my relationships and career. He studied lot about spiritualism and related things and he start writing a book about his all experiences. And he continued his studies and writing related to spiritualism.

 DON MIGUEL RUIZ : well known spiritual teacher8. Don Miguel Ruiz:  Don Miguel Ruiz is a well known spiritual teacher who spent his decades guiding students. Born in rural Mexico, the Don Miguel Ruiz graduated from medical school and practiced neurosurgery. With the mother’s help and her ancestral teachings, Ruiz find his own path of consciousness which evolved into the virtual world of mind. He dedicated his life to promote his practical concepts.

RHONDA BYRNE : "The Secret"9. Rhonda Byrne: Rhonda Byrne writes ‘The Secret’  and it hit a tipping point 5 years ago. Now her book ‘ The Power’ released recently in this book she talks about power of love and the single force in the universe.

SHRI SHRI RAVI SHANKAR : The guru of Art of living10. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar:  The guru of Art of living, Shri Shri Ravi Shankar known as spiritual leader.  He inspired people to live stress free life. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar provides some course to live more joyous life.

JAGGI VASUDEV : author, motivational speaker and philanthropist11. Jaggi Vasudev: Jaggi Vasudev is a spiritual master along with this he is author, motivational speaker and philanthropist also. In his young age he had travelled lot and gain experience in spiritualism which showed him the way of another world that was yoga and spiritualism. Later he involved in various social and community development activities.

OPRAH WINFREY : motivational speaker12. Oprah Winfrey: In the early years of life Oprah lived in Mississippi with her mother an grandmother. Oprah was influenced by the church by her grandmother. Her grandmother taught her about god. Oprah took interest in sermons and she wanted to be a missionary. Soon she went to progressive missionary church and began speaking there. At the age of 19 she started her career in broadcasting and took the spiritual theme for her  shows.

ALICE WALKER : FAMOUS SPIRTUAL LEADER13. Alice Walker: She is well known author writes on spirituality. She mostly writes her own experience of spiritualism and meditations.  She uses words like Godness and Mama to describe the God. Her well known book is The Color Purple which was not about the life of Buddha it is on theology. ARIANNA HUFFINGTON : FAMOUS SPIRTUAL LEADER14. Arianna Huffington: Arianna was an author and the editor of  “The Huffington Post” . She had an interest in spirituality so she explored the Rajneesh movement. Arianna also become part of Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness.

BYRON KATIE : spiritual teacher and author15. Byron Katie:  Byron is a spiritual teacher and author. She starts The Work as tool by which she teaches people how to get rid of sufferings. Byron through her experiences guide people how cop up with the depression.

{ Kanchan Rastogi }