Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
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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.

About Dan Millman

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Dan Millman, a former world-champion gymnast, has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, and Oberlin College. His interest in and knowledge about personal and spiritual growth is reflected in his books. These include Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior, No Ordinary Moments, and The Laws of the Spirit, a national bestseller. Millman resides with his family in San Rafael, California.
Published May 5, 2010 by Peaceful Warrior ePublishing. 242 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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There have been people who said, “I read your first book, Peaceful Warrior, six times,” and part of me wants to say, “That’s wonderful, I hope it’s been inspiring each time,” but part of me wants to say, “You might have been better off reading 6 of my books once.

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Possibly these quotes from the film and Dan Millman's e-book Way of The Peaceable Warrior on which the film is based will inspire you, offer you meals for thought and make you are feeling good.

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A fantastic book that I recently finished readying and studying is the Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, which has really changed my way of thinking lately and I’ve been working on practicing the concepts in the book.

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Way of the Peaceful Warrior is one of those strange books that doesn't seem really all that important when you first read it.

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