José Trigueirinho: Calling Humanity

(2002)

About the Author

José Hipólito Trigueirinho Netto, also spelled Neto, was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1931. He began his career as a scriptwriter/filmmaker with the Companhia Cinematográfica Vera Cruz, a studio based in the greater São Paulo area. From 1953 to 1958 he studied at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome and produced his first and only documentary, Bahia de Todos os Santos (“Bahia of All the Saints,” the name of a famous Brazilian city), in 1961. He also worked as a hotel manager, in the radio industry, and as a restaurant owner, but he abandoned these careers to become a spiritual leader, dedicating his life to inspirational writing.

Trigueirinho began his career as a spiritual writer in 1987 with the publication of Nossa vida nos sonhos (“Our Lives in Our Dreams”) and A energia dos raios em nossa vida (“The Energy of Rays in Our Lives”). The former is a guide to understanding the powerful creative energy found in the inner world. In the latter...