Biography of Chris Griscom
Chris Griscom, Spiritual Teacher, Healer and Visionary, has authored fourteen books that have been translated into fourteen languages on subjects of spirituality, health and human potential. Her latest book is The Evolution of God.
Throughout a lifetime of work in the field of spirituality, Ms. Griscom has inspired and touched millions across the globe. Her humanitarian services and contributions in holistic health and education have been recognized throughout the world. Most recently, Ms. Griscom traveled to Rajasthan, India to receive the “International Swami Vivekanad World Peace Award 2010,” presented by the Prahari Organization for Inspiration and Global Peace. She has been recognized four times by The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, based in Calcutta, India. The Board awarded Ms. Griscom with the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Sewa Chakra Award, whose past recipients include the late Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama. Upon traveling to Calcutta, India in 2009 and 2010, Ms Chris Griscom was presented with the International Healing Award for Excellence in a Lifetime of Service to Humanity. She was the only woman and the only United States citizen to receive this award. The IBAM further honored Ms. Griscom by bestowing upon her the title Mahatma, meaning, "Great Soul."
Contributing locally, Ms. Griscom was instrumental in the passing of the Peace Memorial for the State of New Mexico. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion Award by a United States Senator and Congressman.
Ms. Griscom was opened to the awareness of our eternal Soul through her profound experiences of life and death during nine years in the Peace Corps. As a result of a life-changing spiritual experience, she founded the church of The Sanctuary of Light and The Nizhoni College of Divinity, along with The Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness. She also founded The Light Institute of Galisteo, an internationally acclaimed spiritual healing center in Galisteo, New Mexico. Ms. Griscom is a world-renowned authority on reincarnation and teaches about the Soul’s evolution through embodiment.
Chris Griscom has devoted her life to the development of spiritual technology, the expansion of consciousness and the evolution of the Soul. She travels the world giving talks and seminars, while continuing her work at The Light Institute.