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Harold Klemp

Sri Harold Klemp is a living spiritual teacher, guide, and Master. He teaches about every dimension of the spiritual life. Love shines through his stories and insights about the true nature of Soul. He is the featured columnist for the Animals Are Souls blog.

Harold Klemp’s groundbreaking book Animals Are Souls Too! features spiritual gems about blessings of human-animal relationships. He writes, “Our pets understand us far better than we think. Wrapped up in our daily concerns, we often don’t see what we need to do to stay in harmony with the world around us—but they do.”

Growing up in a Wisconsin farming community with cows, barnyard cats, dogs, and a variety of country creatures gave him practical experience with the often hidden world of animals. Later in life, from the window near his writing desk, he observed animals in nature. He met neighborhood pets on his walks. Animals often became his inspiration and models for presenting spiritual principles.

After attending divinity school Harold Klemp continued his search for truth. Autobiography of a Modern Prophet chronicles his journey from orthodox religion to being known today as a pioneer of “everyday spirituality.” As the Living ECK Master, he is the current leader in a long line of spiritual adepts stretching throughout history, touching every culture of the world.

Each year, he speaks to thousands at Eckankar seminars. Using a storytelling style, he helps people take a closer look at what can help them achieve their highest goals in life. His sense of humor delights audiences as he speaks about a breadth of topics, including how animal behavior mirrors human foibles.

He is an award-winning author of more than a hundred books, many of which have been translated into more than twenty languages. For over three decades, he has continued to produce inspiring spiritual-study discourses, books, articles, stories, and videos. His mission is to help people find greater spiritual freedom, wisdom, and love in their lives.

The Crying Cat

The Crying Cat

By Sri Harold Klemp

A woman kept a kennel for cats. People who were going on vacation brought their cats, and she took care of them. She loved cats and built very big cages for them. Her business cards had mottoes like “We love cats” or “Love is everything.”

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