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Don Miguel Ruiz


  Male      Mexican      Author



About Author

Don Miguel Ángel Ruiz (born 1952), better known as Don Miguel Ruiz, is a Mexican author of Toltec spiritualist and neoshamanistic texts.

His teachings are similar to New Age philosophies which focuses on the Ancient Toltec teachings to achieve happiness. Ruiz is listed as one of The Watkins 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2014.

Some have associated Ruiz's work with Carlos Castaneda, author of The Teachings of Don Juan.

Don Miguel Ruiz was born in rural Mexico, the youngest of 13 children.

Don Miguel attended medical school, and became a surgeon. For several years he practiced medicine with his brothers.

A near fatal car accident changed the direction of Don Miguel’s life. Don Miguel promptly returned to his mother to finish his training and he became a Shaman. Don Miguel then moved to the United States.

In the tradition of the Toltec, a Nagual (shaman) guides an individual to personal freedom. After exploring the human mind from a Toltec as well as scientific perspective, Don Miguel has combined old wisdom with modern insights...


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