Michael A. Singer

Michael A. Singer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Untethered Soul, Living Untethered, and several popular Sounds True programs including the Living from a Place of Surrender online course and The Untethered Soul Lecture Series audio program.

In 1971, Michael experienced a deep inner awakening and went into seclusion to focus on yoga and meditation. In 1975, he founded Temple of the Universe, a yoga and meditation center for people of all beliefs to come together to experience inner peace.

The Michael Singer Podcast

Enjoy this free series of original teaching sessions. If you’ve been moved by Michael’s books, you’re in for a real treat: these audio gems are filled with the humor, warmth, and spontaneous insights unique to his live gatherings.

A Free Video Series with Michael A. Singer

The mind is a marvelous gift, yet it can also distort our perceptions and throw us into turmoil. In this free three-part video series, Michael shows how out-of-control thinking creates suffering—and how to restore peace and healthy energetic flow.

Featured Teachings and Tools

Explore our most popular Michael A. Singer audio programs, courses, and more.

Bestselling Books

Living Untethered

Beyond the Human Predicament

When the world feels like it’s pushing us to the limit, it makes sense to put all our energy into fixing what’s “out there,” right? Not really. In his newest New York Times bestseller, Michael shows us that true freedom begins inside ourselves—and emerges with the simplest of insights.

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The Untethered Soul

The Journey Beyond Yourself

In his #1 New York Times bestseller, Michael explores the question of human identity and reveals how the development of consciousness enables us all to dwell in the present moment and achieve happiness and self-realization.

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Free Audio Program ... and More

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“Practice letting go, and eventually you will find yourself in a seat of awareness that can’t be disturbed by anything you are experiencing.”



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The Diamond Approach is offering live, online Inquiry groups to accompany this course at a discounted rate — $100 for eight, 90-minute sessions, where you’ll take turns with other students working one-on-one with an expert teacher. This is completely optional and available after purchasing Presence.


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