Michael Bernard Beckwith
Michael Bernard Beckwith’s life is a living testament to building spiritual community. In the 1970s, he began an inward journey into the teachings of the East and West, and today he teaches universal truth principles found in the New Thought-Ancient Wisdom tradition of spirituality. He is the originator of the Life Visioning Process—a time-tested technique offering its practitioners a method for putting a stop to being a passive tourist in one’s life.
Michael Beckwith is founder and spiritual director of the Agape International Spiritual Center in Culver City, California. Together with Rickie Byars Beckwith, he has also written lyrics and music performed by the Agape International Choir in concert venues worldwide.
Described as a "nonaligned trans-religious progressive," Michael Beckwith participates on international panels with other peacemakers and spiritual leaders, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr. T. Ariyarante of Sri Lanka, and Arun Gandhi. He is cofounder of the Association for Global Thought, an organization dedicated to planetary healing and transformation, and codirector of A Season for Nonviolence, an annual 64-day educational, media, and grass roots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities.
Michael Beckwith is the recipient of numerous humanitarian awards, including the 2004 Africa Peace Award. He is also a popular media guest and has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and was featured in The Secret.
He is also author of several books, including Spiritual Liberation, Inspirations of the Heart, 40 Day Mind Fast Soul Feast, A Manifesto of Peace, and Life Visioning.
What People are Saying About Michael Bernard Beckwith
“With an unparalleled depth of insight and clarity of voice, Michael Bernard Beckwith is truly a gift to the world. His writing and teaching touch a place in the soul that calls forth divinity, nobility, and joy.”
—Iyanla Vanzant, author of Tapping the Power Within
“I’ve known Michael Beckwith for many years and I’ve never known him to waver from a profound commitment to spiritual Truth.”
—Marianne Williamson, author of The Age of Miracles