A brief Biography
Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov was born on 31 January 1900 near Serbtzy in Macedonia and later lived in Varna in Bulgaria. At the age of 17, he met Peter Deunov, the Bulgarian Spiritual Master, who was very well known at the time in Bulgaria and whose reputation had spread well beyond his own country. For twenty years, the exchanges between Master and disciple were abundant and intense. After his university studies, Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov became a teacher and then a college principal. At the same time, he faithfully followed the Teaching of Peter Deunov. An avid reader of books on spirituality, he experimented spiritually with the truths he heard from his Master.
In 1937, faced with the threat of war and the rise of communism, Peter Deunov asked his disciple to leave for France in order to preserve and continue his work and to make the Teaching known. Mikhaël quickly learned French and began giving lectures at Sèvres, near Paris. In common with other spiritual initiates, he underwent periods of profound suffering but through the power of his spirit he was able to transform these experiences into what he called ‘precious stones’. In spite of these difficulties, Mikhaël Aïvanhov remained faithful to the mission he had received and tirelessly and disinterestedly gave of his love, his knowledge and his attention to all those he met.
By the time he left us in 1986, Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov’s teaching had a following of thousands throughout the world. It has since spread to every continent, and his lectures have been translated into 32 languages. There are now several Teaching Centres and groups worldwide who practise the spiritual methods he taught. More…
Here’s a brief biographical video
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