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Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives
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Way of the Peaceful Warrior has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among friends and families, this multimillion-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has been translated into more than twenty languages and has inspired men and women of all ages worldwide.
Despite his success, college student and world-champion athlete Dan Millman is haunted by a feeling that something is missing from his life. Awakened one night by dark dreams, he wanders into an all-night gas station. There he meets an old man named Socrates, and his world is changed forever. Guided by this eccentric old warrior and drawn to an elusive young woman named Joy, Dan begins a spiritual odyssey into realms of light and shadow, romance and mystery. His journey ultimately leads him toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him.
This classic tale, told with heart and humor, speaks to the peaceful warrior in each of us. Countless readers have been moved to laughter, tears, and moments of illumination as they rediscover lifes larger meaning and purpose. Journey with Dan on the peaceful warriors path to unreasonable happiness. Find out for yourself why this book changes lives.
Based on the true story of Dan Millman, a world champion athlete, this insigh tful volume explores Millman's journey into the realms of romance and magic, light and darkness, body and spirit. (Metaphysics)
Told with drama and insight, this novel begins when Dan, a world champion gymnast, meets his powerful 96-year-old mentor Socrates, an all-night gas station attendant. Guided by this wise old mentor, Dan learns new ways to see the world and live life to its fullest.
About the Author
Dan Millman is a former world-champion athlete, gymnastics coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. His books have touched millions of readers in thirty languages. Dan travels worldwide, teaching fresh and realistic ways to live with a peaceful heart and a warrior spirit. His talks have influenced people from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, politics, sports, entertainment, and the arts.
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