Meet Harold KlempHerald

Harold Klemp is the spiritual leader of Eckankar today. He was raised on a Wisconsin farm and attended divinity school. He also served in the U.S. Air Force. In the 1960s, he found the teachings of Eckankar. In 1981, after years of training, he became the spiritual leader of Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God. His full title is Sri Harold Klemp, the Mahanta, the Living ECK Master. His mission is to help people find their way back to God in this life.

The Mahanta is the inner, or spiritual, form of the Living ECK Master. The Mahanta gives inner guidance through dreams, Soul Travel, and the Spiritual Exercises of ECK. Eckankar always has a living Master, who is given respect but not worship. Like a master craftsman, he helps spiritual apprentices gain experiences in the Light and Sound. This leads to spiritual self-confidence and freedom.

Each year, Harold Klemp speaks to thousands of seekers at Eckankar seminars. Author of more than sixty books, he continues to write, including many articles and spiritual-study discourses. Well over a hundred audio and video recordings of his public talks are available. His inspiring and practical approach to spirituality helps thousands of people worldwide find greater freedom, wisdom, and love in their lives. His teachings uplift and help them recognize their own experiences in the Light and Sound of God.

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