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Biographical Note

Harold Klemp was born in Wisconsin and grew up on a small farm. He attended a two-room country schoolhouse before going to high school at a religious boarding school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

After preministerial college in Milwaukee and Fort Wayne, Indiana, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. There he trained as a language specialist at Indiana University and a radio intercept operator at Goodfellow AFB, Texas. Then followed a two-year stint in Japan where he first encountered Eckankar.

In October 1981, 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. As the Living ECK Master, Harold Klemp is responsible for the continued evolution of the Eckankar teachings.

His mission is to help people find their way back to God in this life. Harold Klemp travels to ECK seminars in North America, Europe, and the South Pacific. He has also visited Africa and many countries throughout the world, meeting with spiritual seekers and giving inspirational talks. There are many videocassettes and audiocassettes of his public talks available.

In his talks and writings, Harold Klemp's sense of humor and practical approach to spirituality have helped many people around the world find truth in their lives and greater inner freedom, wisdom, and love.

International Who's Who of Intellectuals,
Ninth Edition

Reprinted with permission of Melrose Press Ltd., Cambridge, England, excerpted from International Who's Who of Intellectuals, Ninth Edition. Copyright ©1992 by Melrose Press Ltd.

Autobiographical Books

Available at local and online bookstores and at the Eckankar Online Bookstore

Autobiography of a Modern Prophet

Harold Klemp's spiritual autobiography
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The Wind of Change
The Wind of Change by Harold Klemp

Harold Klemp's early explorations of the spiritual life

 
Soul Travelers of the Far Country
Soul Travelers of the Far Country by Harold Klemp

How Harold Klemp worked toward Mastership in ECK

 
Child in the Wilderness
Child in the Wilderness by Harold Klem

The story of Harold Klemp's attainment of God Consciousness

Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God
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