Irmansyah Effendi

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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Master Irman
Spiritual Teacher
Reiki, Kundalini Yoga, Tibetan
Main Countries of Activity: 
Indonesia, USA, Australia
Date of Birth: 
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Irmansyah Effendi is the author of Open Heart Meditation, which he developed as an effective way for people from any religious background or culture to be able to open their heart to the True Source of Love and Light, our Divine Creator in the most simple and enjoyable way possible.

He lives in Perth Australia, is of Chinese/Indonesian descent and was born and raised in Indonesia. He completed his University studies in the United States of America and is fluent in English and Indonesian and also speaks some Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

Hei is the author of many spiritual books about the Spiritual Heart, Inner Heart, Reiki, Kundalini, Shing Chi, Reiki Tummo and other advanced spiritual topics as well as a series of illustrated children's books introducing the heart and love.

He is also a song writer for a musical album called 'Heart Songs' first published in Indonesian which is designed to help people who find meditation difficult to be able to relax and follow along with their heart.

He is the founder of Padmacahaya: The International Institute for Inner Studies where he has been teaching workshops and spiritual retreats about the heart all around the world since 1998 to thousands of people who have been able to experience and feel their hearts open. Irman, as he is known to his students, also trains and supervises Open Heart Workshop instructors worldwide to be able to effectively teach about the heart and how to do Open Heart Meditation properly.

His spiritual journey began at a young age where he practiced many kinds of meditation. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics degree at the age of 20 from California State University, USA, with Magna Cum Laude and Honours. He then obtained a Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence degree at the age of 21 from the same university.


Smile to Your Heart Meditations introduces and explores in depth the four basic, yet key steps in strengthening the heart. And regardless of your level of heart practices, from beginning to advanced, these fundamental steps are always important and can always be improved upon. The four key steps are:

Close your eyes
Touch your heart
Smile to your heart

Through a series of simple, relaxing and deepening exercises, this book gently guides you to recognize and experience the truth and natural joy of the spiritual heart for yourself.


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Smile to Your Heart Meditations: Simple Practices for Peace, Health and Spiritual Growth

by Irmansyah Effendi


The founder of provides a unique meditation practice that aims to help readers follow their heart's inner guidance and let go of any negative emotions that are causing stress or blocking spiritual happiness, thus allowing love and light into the spiritual center to cleanse, open and strengthen the heart. Original.

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Thank you Master Irman!

dhani_w's picture

After reading books of Master Irmansyah, I encouraged to live fully in this life. That's just simple book, practical, but very spiritual.