Self-Help Pioneer Wayne Dyer Dies at Age 75

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The author and speaker of the best-selling book Your Erroneous Zones (1976), Wayne Dyer has died aged 75. His book has helped many people to shape their lives.



The family reported hat he died in Maui, Hawaii on Saturday.

The NBC News reported that the cause of his death is not yet known. However, in the past, he was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the year 2009. This disease was claimed to have been treated by Brazilian spiritualist Joao Teixeira de Faria using psychic surgery as well as through regular exercise and positive thinking.

Dr. Dyer grew up in Detroit and went to Wayne State University for higher studies. Detroit Public Television, in a statement, said that his loss is irreplaceable.

“Your Erroneous Zones” is known to be his best work. The work was based on the philosophies of Siddha Yoga founder Krishna Rau aka Swami Muktananda. This work of his touched heights and became one of the best-selling books and earned instant fame. After that, he was featured on numerous TV talk shows in the US and then made a permanent appearance on PBS for more than 40 years.

The industry fraternity expressed grief over his death and led pouring of condolences from those he positively affected their lives, including many celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey.

In total, Dyer parented 8 children and a while ago, he got separated from his third wife.

Dr. Wayne Dyer is often accused of simplifying the work of other thinkers in an easy way to make general audiences understand. Once a case was registered on him for stealing two books of poet Stephen Mitchell based on Buddhism. Later on, in 2011 the case was dismissed.

Dyer also taught the millions of readers across the globe to clear their mind and achieve success. Dyer was listed by the spiritualist magazine Mind Body Spirit as one of the 10 most influential people across the world. He was at #8 last year.

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