In The Four Agreements, a New York Times bestseller for over
seven years, don Miguel Ruiz revealed how the process of our education,
or “domestication,” can make us forget the wisdom we were born with.
Throughout our lives, we make many agreements that go against ourselves
and create needless suffering. The Four Agreements help us to break
these self-limiting agreements and replace them with agreements that
bring us personal freedom, happiness, and love.
Now don Miguel Ruiz joins his son don Jose Ruiz to offer a fresh
perspective on the Four Agreements, and a powerful new agreement for
transforming our lives into our personal heaven: the fifth agreement.
The Fifth Agreement takes us to a deeper level of awareness of the power
of the Self, and returns us to the authenticity we were born with.
Author Don Miguel Ruiz:
Don Miguel Ruiz was born into a family of healers, and raised in rural
Mexico by a curandera (healer) mother and a nagual (shaman) grandfather.
The family anticipated that Miguel would embrace their centuries-old
legacy of healing and teaching, and carry forward the esoteric Toltec
knowledge. Instead, distracted by modern life, Miguel chose to attend
medical school and become a surgeon. A near-death experience changed his
life. Stunned by this experience, he began an intensive practice of
self-inquiry. He devoted himself to the mastery of the ancient ancestral
wisdom, studying earnestly with his mother, and completing an
apprenticeship with a powerful shaman in the Mexican desert. In the
tradition of the Toltecs, a nagual guides an individual to personal
freedom. Don Miguel is a nagual from the Eagle Knight lineage, and is
dedicated to sharing his knowledge of the teachings of the ancient