Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

· Dan Millman
118 reviews

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 20th Anniversary Edition with New Afterword and Revisions by the Author

Way of the Peaceful Warrior has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time.  Shared among friends and families, this million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has inspired men and women of all ages in twenty languages worldwide.

Despite all 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, meets an old man named Socrates, and his world is changed forever.  Guided by this eccentric old warrior, drawn to an elusive young woman named Joy, Dan begins a spiritual odyssey into realms of light and shadow, romance and mystery, toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him.

This classic tale, a blend of autobiographical fact and narrative fiction, told with heart and humor, speaks to the peaceful warrior in each of us. Countless readers have been moved to laughter and tears-even moments of illumination-as they rediscover life's larger meaning and purpose. Journey with Dan on the peaceful warrior's path to unreasonable happiness. Find out for yourself why this book changes lives.

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118 reviews
May 25, 2019
This book was first published in 1980 .. when it first came out it was still a fresh approach to ‘enlightenment’. It still is. I gave the book to a world famous musician who goes by one ☝🏻 stage name who everyone has heard of. He held it in his hands reading ‘a book that changes lives’. I knew with confidence he’d read it. And enjoy it. He did. Great book.
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Raymond Delacruz (Ray)
October 28, 2016
An amazing read. I've read this multiple times and always find something new to take from it. Definitely one of my favorites!!
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patrick serra
March 3, 2015
For those who want more I highly recommend the sacred journey of the peaceful warrior to fill in some blanks and the journey of Socrates to learn more about the mystery man Sergei Ivanov
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About the author

Dan Millman — a former world champion gymnast, Stanford University coach, martial arts instructor, and Oberlin College professor — is author of 16 books published in 29 languages. His best-known work, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, was adapted to film and released by Universal Pictures in 2007.  Dan's seminars and trainings have influenced people from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, politics, sports and the arts. More info: www.peacefulwarrior.com

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