David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Advanced Spiritual Research, is an internationally known author, spiritual teacher, and authority within the fields of consciousness research and spirituality. His published works and recorded lectures have been widely recognized as unique in that a very advanced state of spiritual awareness occurred in an individual with a scientific and clinical background who was later able to explain the unusual phenomenon in a clear and comprehensible manner.
Dr. Hawkins writes and teaches from the unique perspective of an experienced clinician, scientist, and mystic. He has been knighted and honored worldwide with many titles. In the Far East, he is a recognized "Teacher of the Way to Enlightenment." ("Tae Ryoung Sun Kak Dosa") Dr. Hawkins has lectured at well-known universities worldwide and to spiritual groups from Westminster Abbey and Notre Dame to Catholic, Protestant, and Buddhist monasteries. His life is devoted to the spiritual evolution of mankind.