Much in demand as a teacher of consciousness workshops since 1979, Peter Ralston has done over forty years of intense contemplation and personal experiential investigation into the nature of self and reality. Ralston's consciousness work is acclaimed by people from a diverse range of disciplines, from spiritual teachers and psychiatrists to cognitive scientists, physicists, and artists. He has authored a number of strong selling titles, including The Book of Not Knowing. He is the founder of Empowerment, as well as the founder of Cheng Hsin, his school of internal arts and ontological research. Ralston trained with Stewart Emery and Actualizations, and has served as facilitator for other personal growth organizations such as- Lifesprings, Tony Robbins, Institute for Self Actualizations, Esalen, and others.
"Ralston is unparalleled in his ability to clearly articulate both
the key questions to contemplate, and the life-changing insights
one can gain from doing so. I've learned more from him than any
--David Spivak, PhD, research scientist in mathematics at MIT