In 1965, by Paul Twitchel (b. approx 1910- d. 1971)
Headed by Sri Harold Klemp, Eckankar can
be found in some 100 countries.
Eckankar describes itself as the "religion
of the Light and Sound of God". It embraces a number of
Eastern, esoteric ideas such as Astral travel.
Soul is eternal and is the individual's true identity.
Soul exists because God loves It.
Soul is on a journey of Self- and God-Realization.
Spiritual unfoldment can be accelerated through conscious contact
with the ECK, Divine Spirit.
This contact can be made via the Spiritual Exercises of
ECK and the guidance of the Living ECK Master.
The Mahanta, the Living ECK Master is the spiritual leader
Spiritual experience and liberation in this lifetime
are available to all.
You can actively explore the spiritual worlds through
Soul Travel, dreams, and other spiritual techniques.