Wisdom From The World's Greatest Gurus

Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought At A Time

Non-Fiction - Self Help
334 Pages
Reviewed on 06/25/2021
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Author Biography

Prometheus Worley shares his time between Europe and the United States. He is an Environmentalist, Sustainability Specialist, Author, and Audiobook Narrator; whose passions include: Climate Activism, Philanthropy, Fine Art & Antiques, Hiking, Backpacking, Meditation, Yoga, and International cultures.

As a Business Owner, Consultant and Reviewer, he has written widely on Healthcare Sustainability, Environmental Health & Safety, Classical Literature, Health & Fitness, International Travel, and the Luxury Industry. When not traveling or visiting Monasteries, Temples, Art Auctions, and galleries, you'll likely find him and his family of 5 engaging in wonderfully warm fireside chats, hiking, and /or restoring vintage Victorian properties.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Tammy Ruggles for Readers' Favorite

Wisdom From The World's Greatest Gurus: Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought At A Time by Prometheus Worley is a beautiful and powerful presentation of the philosophies and practices of influential gurus, relevant and timely for anyone today seeking success, health, and happiness. The author invites readers on a journey of inner transformation, which will manifest outwardly in all areas. Worley includes the philosophies of some of the world's most renowned genius gurus and offers them in bite-size portions that you can use in everyday life, incorporating yoga poses, quotations, and motivational images.

The author puts forth a premise and it is the theme that permeates the book: Truth begins inside. These truths are discussed by renowned philosophical leaders such as Ram Dass, Mirra Alfassa, and Sadhguru, just to name a few. The work as a whole has a contemporary feel, with lots of inspiring pictures to help guide you in your thought processes, but also physical advice when it comes to yoga poses and how they can be folded into the thoughts and choices in your life. It may remind you of the way social media, like Instagram and similar platforms, present meaningful information, comprised of graphics overlaid with text, or text living next to images. You'll find bulleted points and engaging tips on how to live your life. For those unfamiliar with the ideas and life advice put forth by the gurus, you may be expecting something complicated or stuffy, but this isn't that kind of book. The information is relatable and uplifting, packaged in a way that you don't have to sit for hours reading--you can get inspired in just a few glances, implement it, then come back to enjoy more.

The information may be new to a lot of people, but the ideas are familiar. This work is comprehensive and beneficial to the mind/body/spirit approach to life. You can treat it as light meditation or deep introspection--the choice is yours. If you're looking to add an enlightening resource to your self-help library, that focuses on success and happiness, both on a personal level and in the wider world, you must include Wisdom From The World's Greatest Gurus: Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought At A Time by Prometheus Worley.

Vincent Dublado

If you are looking for motivation and inspiration, Wisdom From The World's Greatest Gurus: Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought At A Time by Prometheus Worley is a good place to start. No, this is not an instant remedy that will eradicate your psychological and emotional burdens right after reading. It doesn’t work that way. What’s provided here is a collection of brilliant thoughts, quotes, aphorisms, and musings of the world’s esteemed gurus that may help to ignite the wick of your willpower to do better for yourself. These quotes are suitable to accompany your meditation activities as they lean toward healing and transformational ideas. This book is brilliantly accompanied by colored photographs and illustrations, and it mostly highlights yoga practices to emphasize mind and body connection.

If spiritual and transformational maxims in themselves could do good, they are tragically lost in the noise of our contemporary lifestyle. We ignore our needs for meditative nourishment in exchange for staying competitive in a demanding world consumed by too many crass pursuits. But the world evolves, and as we continue to face the challenges of a worldwide pandemic, Prometheus Worley’s book can help you find your way back and reconnect with yourself. He writes in a manner that shows you how the wisdom of this world is not confined to traditional religious abstractions. As we are dazzled by the flood of scientific discoveries and technological breakthroughs, Wisdom From The World's Greatest Gurus leads you to have a deeper understanding of yourself through the documented insights of the sages. The depth of their existential exploration is a must-read, a welcome respite from the chaos of the modern world, and their words will lead you to self-discovery.

Romuald Dzemo

Wisdom from the World's Greatest Gurus: Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought at a Time by Prometheus Worley is a nonfiction, self-help book that features teachings from some of the most brilliant minds in the area of personal development and self-actualization. This book contains the wisdom and teachings of various gurus, articulating on different themes and providing guidance on a variety of topics, including personal transformation, healing, dealing with pain, finding meaning, inner freedom, and a lot more. Readers will learn that hope makes the present less unbearable, small decisions can have the power to alter their lives in unimaginable and positive ways, that we can transcend the limitations of what we understand by being human, and a lot more.

This book features teachings from spiritual and self-help gurus including Sadhguru, Gurmukh, Mooji, Ram Dass, Yogananda, Mirra Alfassa, Gurumayi, and J. Krishnamurti. The thoughts shared are insightful, at times idiomatic, but they are deep. This is a book for readers who enjoy soul-stirring and thought-provoking ideas. As one reflects on some of these words, one begins to understand the different factors that affect one’s life and how to take control of these factors. For instance, one of the eye-opening thoughts that struck me powerfully is one by Sadhyuru in which the guru cautions that most of the desires we have are not really about us but that we pick them up from our social surroundings. Wisdom from the World's Greatest Gurus: Imagine Transforming Your Life One Thought at a Time is a slim book that you don’t have to rush through. It is best to read one thought and to ponder on it, allowing its meaning and hidden import to unravel in your life. This book offers one of the best collections of wise sayings from people whose words are filled with life and meaning.