People who inspire me and interesting sites
Charles Darwin 1809-1882 He made with his theory of evolution a true revolution in science. It took more than 20 years after his well-known journey with ‘the Beagle’ before he felt confident enough to publish his theory of evolution of species.
Book: ‘On The Origin of species’ and many other publications.
Albert Einstein 1879-1955 German – Swiss – American theoretical physicist and inventor. He is widely regarded as one of the most important physicists in the History and considered the father of modern physics. Become known for its theory of relativity. This means in short; What you see, where you see it and how quickly you see it are all determined by the movement you have. Won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921.
Wonderful Quote: ‘Logic brings you from A to B, imagination brings you everywhere’
Beautiful book about him by Walter Isaacs: ‘Einstein, His Life and Universe’.
Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 Lawyer and politician and leader of the independence struggle in India. He was committed to reconciliation between Hindus and Muslims in India. Gandhi was assassinated in 1948 in New Delhi by an extremist Hindu.
Wise Quote: ‘Be The change you whish to see in the world!’
Book: ‘The Story of My experiments with Truth’ and many of his actions and quotes.
Ernest Holmes 1887 – 1960 Spiritual writer, teacher, leader and founder of Religious Sience. He founded the philosophical study the Sience of mind, he gave lectures on his books Creative mind and Sience of mind.
Book: ‘The Science of Mind’ and many other books.
Jiddu Krishnamurti 1896 – 1986 Theosophist and Spriritueel teacher from India. He was promoted by the Order of the star in the east worldwide as a new World teacher. He talked about the revolution of the psyche in every human being and that it could not be brought about from the outside. He founded the Krishnamurti Foundation in 1928.
Book: ‘The Awakening of Intelligence’ and many other books
Mother Teresa 1910-1997 Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu from Albania was a Catholic sister who founded the Missionaries of Charity (The Sisters of Charity). An organization with today still more than 4000 sisters over 133 countries. She worked in Calcutta where she figured herself out for the poor there and in the world. In 1979, she received the Nobel Peace Prize and was declared blessed in 2003. Won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979.
Film: ‘Mother Teresa of Calcutta’ and of course her entire life work.
Swami Satchidananda 1914 – 2002 Religious, spiritual master in Yoga philosophy. Author of many philosophical and spiritual books, including the popular illustrative book on Hatha Yoga. He was that Swami with a strong peace mission that in 1989 Woodstock officially opened with the mantra OM.
Book: ‘The Golden Present’ and many other books and life lessons.
Louise Hay 1926 – 2017 Author of books on personal growth and positive thinking, Guru for many. She has been one of the first to do a lot for people with Aids. From 1985 onwards, she organised Hay rides Weekly, talking groups where people with Aids were welcome to talk to each other. It started in her back room with some people and grew to hundreds every week again, leaving them to depart from another location. She has given the work of Ernest Holmes more publicity. Thousands of people still benefit from her ‘ affirmations ‘ and ‘ mirror work ‘ every day
Book: ‘You can Heal your live’ and many other books, audio books and DVDs.
Dalai Lama 1935 – The present, fourteenth Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. The Dalai Lama is the most important spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism. He lives in exile and travels around the world with his message of peace and nonviolence. He has acquired hundreds of thousands of followers all over the world.
Book: ‘The Power of happiness’ and many other books and of course his entire life work.
Tom Regan 1938 – American moral philosopher and the intellectual foreman of the International animal rights movement. Also called the lawyer of animal law.
Book: ‘The Case of Animal Rights’
Wayne Dyer 1940-2015 American writer and psychotherapist who has written several self-help books and regularly gives motivating lectures on the basis of “positive thinking”. Much of his work has also been released as an audiobook and on DVD.
Book: ‘The Power of intention’ and many other books – Movie: ‘The Shift’
Byron Katie 1942 – World famous for her life lessons, which she translated to The Work. A simple way to deal with your thoughts through researching your thoughts. You do this by asking 4 simple questions to yourself about these thoughts.
Book: ‘Loving What Is’ and many other books – various videos on YouTube
Masaru Emoto 1943 – He was best known for his controversial research into the perceived memory effect of water and its energetic properties. He founded the International Water for Life Foundation and started the Emoto Peace Project in which he wants to bring the children of the world the importance and power of Water.
Book: ‘The Message from water’
Neale Donald Walsch 1943 – American writer who became world famous with his conversations with God during the most difficult period in his life. Great are the audio books of Walsh which are conversations with both a female and male God.
Book: ‘Conversations with God’ 1, 2, 3 and many other books, audio books and DVDs – Movie: ‘Conversations with God’
Dan Millman 1946 – In his work he taps into the deep and individual potential in every person. He again points to the power of the fighter in every person to recognise and realise his own deepest wishes.
Livro: ‘Everyday Enlightenment’, ‘Os doze portais para o carecimento pessoal’
Deepak Chopra 1947 – Indian physician, internist, endocrinologist and writer of dozens of books on spirituality, alternative medicine and Ayurveda. He was proclaimed in 1999 by TIME Magazine as one of the hundred greatest heroes and idols of this century.
Book: ‘The Seven Spiritual Laws of success’ and many other books/publications, audiobooks and DVDs.
Eckart Tolle 1948 – A German teacher who has written several spiritual books. On his negentwintigste he experienced a ‘spiritual transformation’. From then on he became a spiritual counsel and teacher who has brought about a whole new movement. ‘Living in the Now’ has been my life’s motto ever since!
Book: ‘The Power of Now’ and many other books/publications, audiobooks and DVDs.
Gary R. Renard 1951 – Over a period of 9 years his teachers appeared and wrote ‘ The Disappearance of the universe ‘. It makes a course in miracles, easy to read and understand. Be one of the most important spiritual classics of our time, a real must!
Book: ‘The disappearance of the Universe’, a document for those interested in the course in Miracles and many other books/publications, audio books and DVDs.
Marianne Williamson 1952 – Marianne Williamson is one of the most inspiring personalities of this time. Her bestselling ‘ Return to Love ‘ is about the practical application of love and is based on a course in miracles. Return to love is about the practice of love as a daily response to the problems we encounter, or our mental pain now lies in the field of relationships, careers or health.
Book: ‘Return to Love’, a guide for those who want to understand the course in miracles and many other books/publications, audiobooks and DVDs.