don Jose Ruiz is the international best-selling author of The Fifth Agreement, written in partnership with his father Don Miguel Ruiz.
A Toltec master of transformation and modern-day shaman, don Jose has dedicated his life to sharing the ancient Toltec wisdom through his books, lectures, and guided journeys to Teotihuacan and other sacred sites around the world.
Dedicated to continuing to share the wisdom of his family lineage, don Jose’s inspiring message promotes truth and love and has been heard throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Japan, Israel, and South America, changing lives and bringing people closer to understanding themselves.
He is passionate about helping children avoid gangs and drugs by choosing healthy outlets, such as music and other creative pursuits. In addition to The Fifth Agreement, don Jose is author of Ripples of Wisdom and My Good Friend the Rattlesnake.