5 Spiritual Writers You Cannot Afford To Miss!
Books have always provided a medium for man to indulge in various emotions and senses and discover the world and himself on an innately intimate, personal and spiritual level. Here are five writers who have been providing us with the much-needed food for thought, as they put forth their views on the world and the self.
Paulo Coelho: A renowned Portuguese lyricist, journalist, theatre director, actor and most importantly, the author of several bestsellers such as The Alchemist, The Witch Of Portobello, Veronika Decides To Die, The Fifth Mountain and The Pilgrimage, Paulo Coelho has shaped spiritual fiction like no other writer has ever done. He has sold over 200 million copies across the world and has received numerous awards for his stellar writing abilities. His most popular novel, The Alchemist itself has been translated in over 80 languages.
James Redfield: James Redfield, a master writer who also dons the hats of a film producer, screenwriter and lecturer, is the author of beautiful and mind-blowing novels such as The Celestine Prophecy and The Tenth Insight. He loves writing mainly about human knowledge of the spiritual realm and his books provide a deep insight into the spiritual nature of life events and occurrences.
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Amish Tripathi: An Indian author who is famous worldwide for his Shiva Trilogy, Amish Tripathi has given a new meaning and depth to the legends of Shiva, the powerful male god who completes the Hindu Triumvirate. Amish Tripathi is perhaps the only writer of his times who has dug deep into Indian culture and taken ancient mythology to create an inspiring story of a common man whom everyone can relate to. With the use of simple language and relatable characters, Amish has won millions of hearts and inspires writers as well as readers with his modern ideas and vision. No wonder he has been signed up for a whopping five crore rupee contract for his next series.
Mitch Albom: Author of bestselling books such as The Time Keeper, For One More Day and The Five People You Meet In Heaven, Mitch Albom is a well-known name in the spiritual fiction genre. He is also a reputed dramatist, screenwriter, journalist and radio and TV broadcaster. His books, plays and films have served as a guiding light to many readers and movie-goers and helped him carve a niche for himself in this wonderful genre.
Richard Bach: Inspired mostly by his moments up in the air as he flies over towns and cities, Richard Bach is the author of the highly acclaimed Jonathan Livinsgton Seagull, which catapulted him to fame and brought him notice for his superb writing dipped in the ink of humour and wisdom. The book held the number one spot on the New York Times Bestseller List for two years consecutively. His other books include One, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah and Travels With Puff.