Dan Millman

Dan Millman is an American athlete, author, and lecturer in the personal development field. He is best known for the book The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, which is based on his own life and was made into a movie. He is a proponent of mindfulness, finding inner peace through strength in adversity, and meditation.

Everyday Enlightenment

On the Journey of Life, Do You Sometimes Wish You Had a Map? You now hold such a map in your hands-a guide through the twelve gateways of personal growth to the summit of your potential.

The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose

Dan Millman presents an entirely new way of understanding life and the forces that shape it. The Life-Purpose System, a modern method of personal growth based on ancient wisdom, has helped thousands of people find new meaning, purpose, and direction in their lives.

The Four Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World

The literal millions who have read Dan Millman’s books know that he approaches the complex topic of life’s meaning with a unique and exceedingly appealing blend of wisdom, wit, and practicality. His insights connect with people where they are—and then move them forward.

The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.

How Do You Pray?: Inspiring Responses from Religious Leaders, Spiritual Guides, Healers, Activists and Other Lovers of Humanity

How Do You Pray? was born from a vision in which Celeste Yacoboni was told to ask the world, “How Do You Pray?” She reached out to leading spiritual, shamanic, scientific teachers, guides, and activists and asked for their response.


Dan Millman at TEDxBerkeley

Dan introduced his first book, Whole Body Fitness, establishing his foray into the authorial realm in 1979. Since then Millman has written an impressive 16 books, both fiction and nonfiction, and all focus on the conscious evolution of the mind and body.

Body Mind Mastery: Training For Sport and Life

Physically demanding sports such as tennis and basketball have a lot in common with skills such as playing the piano. In addition to physical training, mastering these activities requires developing mental and emotional talents as well.

There are no ordinary moments.

Living On Purpose

Dan Millman used to think happiness was the most fundamental human desire. Now, he believes that what we seek, most fundamentally, is meaning, purpose, direction, and connection.


Dan Millman: The Four Purposes of Life

Dan Millman is author of the spiritual classic, Way of the Peaceful Warrior. Like the facets of a crystal, his many bestsellers since have brightened and expanded upon his vision of the planet as the soul's proving ground, a place to strengthen our skills at achieving inner peace.


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