Sydney Banks

   Philosopher and author Sydney Banks has found something so profound that it is dramatically impacting our world. Psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, teachers, police officers, and countless other individuals are experiencing powerful insights and beautiful changes in their lives, simply from reading or hearing his words.

    As a result, these professionals, as well as lay people worldwide, have been able to help those struggling with some of society's worst problems; guiding them towards self-reliance and peace of mind. Thousands of people, including many in jails, prisons and drug rehabilitation programs, are finding new hope, happiness and success.

   Noted psychologist, Dr. Keith Blevens, put this into an historic perspective when he wrote:

   William James, widely regarded as the father of psychology and its greatest writer and thinker, published his seminal work, The Principles of Psychology, in 1890. He compared the state of psychology as a science to that of physics before Galileo. James regarded his own brilliant work as exploratory but provisional. His expressed hope was that the field would eventually discover causal laws that would make possible the prediction and control of mental life.

   He asserted that “such knowledge, realized on a large scale, would be an achievement compared with which thecontrol of the rest of physical nature would be relatively insignificant” (Morris, 1950). These causal laws, these principles, are precisely what Syd Banks has somehow come to know.

   Mr. Banks not only discovered these principles, he has also effectively shared this understanding with people in many walks of life, some of whom, like myself, were psychologists. But something else has happened that even William James could not have foreseen.  This more-than-intellectual-understanding, as it started to come alive in others, awakened in them new and evolving levels of simple but pure presence of mind, of mental health. And for that we all will be forever grateful.

   Due to his profound insight and lifelong dedication to relieving human suffering, Mr. Banks has been nominated twice for the prestigious Templeton Prize* and the West Virginia University created the Sydney Banks Institute for Innate Health. At Mr. Banks request, the Institute was later renamed the West Virginia Initiative for Innate Health.

   His books, DVD’s and CD’s take you on a mystical journey into the unknown, a magical world full of interest and intrigue, where the impossible becomes reality and the hopeless find hope.

*2003, 2005


In Memorium

   Rarely, over the centuries, is the world blessed with an Enlightened being, one who shows humanity the path to resolving mankind's dilemmas. We have been privileged to have such a man in our midst, an ordinary man who brought an extraordinary spiritual light to the world. On May 25th, Sydney Banks peacefully passed on, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to enrich the lives of generations to come.

   Over 37 years ago, via a profound spiritual revelation, Sydney Banks uncovered Three Principles which explain how humans create their own experience in life. Simple, insightful Principles that offer hope to the hopeless, faith to those struggling to live a better life, comfort for the weary.

   His discovery has led to remarkable transformations amongst people from all walks of life. We have only begun to witness the astonishing results. Countless people have been touched by the Three Principles of Divine Mind, Consciousness and Thought. Syd was a true visionary, and his deepest wish was to see all humanity have an opportunity to hear of these Principles. He knew that when people learned of the powerful resources that lie within, miracles would occur and lives would change forever more.

   Sydney Banks' books, DVD's & CD's have never been more significant. These materials provide a precious gift to be cherished, opening our souls to the wisdom that resides within each and every one of us. Syd was deeply grateful to all those who are committed to helping the world through this understanding. Let us continue to grow together. Let us continue to share the message of hope for mankind. An era has ended and a new one begins.