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True Heart / True Mind Enlightenment Intensive Retreat with Joseph Rubano
October 10th – 14th, 2019
San Diego Area, California
True Heart  / True Mind E.I. San Diego Area, CA

The 40th Annual Intensive, led by Jason Nathaniel
October 24th - 27th, 2019,
Isis Oasis in Geyserville, California
Jason Nathaniel Please join us for the 40th Annual Intensive, led by Jason Nathaniel, October 24th - 27th at Isis Oasis in Geyserville CA.
Everyone is welcome.

The Enlightenment Intensive combines contemplation with communication in a powerful process aimed at direct conscious knowledge of truth. Over the past decade, Jason has been actively involved in taking, staffing, and mastering Intensives.
He offers a Love Intensive each year in northern California and leads with a freshness and authenticity that have earned him
a devoted following.

For more information about Enlightenment Intensives, please visit:

Isis Oasis, where the Annual Intensive was held for many years, is about an hour's drive north of San Rafael, easily accessible from both SFO and the Santa Rosa airports. Amenities include a large swimming pool, new hot tub, comfortable double rooms, spacious dorm areas with adjoining baths, and good chairs for sitting.

Tuition is on a sliding scale from $375 to $650, which includes your lodging, bedding and towels, delicious vegetarian meals, and the Intensive. Please plan to pay at the highest level of the sliding scale that you can afford. This will allow others who need to pay less the opportunity to attend. Origin is a 501c3 non-profit, and those paying above the base price will be making a tax-deductible donation to support the scholarship fund.

You can reserve a place, sponsor someone, or donate to Origin at;
or mail a check to 9 Partridge Court, San Rafael CA 94901.

For questions or information or to register for this intensive, please email

We hope to have you with us for the 40th Annual Intensive!

An Enlightenment Intensive with Durga Patricia Carroll
November 7th (Thursday registration 4:00pm ) — November 11th (Monday, 1:00pm, after lunch) , 2019
Location: Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center • 11057 Camp Weed Pl; Live Oak, FL 32060
Cost: $799 includes: tuition, room and meals

Durga Patricia Carroll
Enlightenment Intensive Master
Durga Patricia Carroll

E.I. Durga Patricia Carroll  
  Registration: • Questions? 561-676-5550  

Path of Heart Presents Enlightenment Intensives 2019
December 27, 2019 — January 2nd, 2020:   5 Days
In New Mexico with Jack Pottiary and Katrin Potticary

Path of Heart 2019 E.I.'s

2020 New Year Enlightenment Intensive with Yoah Wexler
December 28th, 2019 – January 3rd, 2020
Adelaide Hills, South Australia

New Year Enlightenment Intensive, South Australia

At the Enlightenment Intensive retreat you are encouraged to go beyond the realm of limited perceptual knowledge
and enter into the realm of the Absolute Consciousness where duality is dissolved.
Some call it No Mind, Buddha Nature or Christ Consciousness. It's where the knower and the known merge into union.
This is the place where separation ceases to exist. This is the home of Non-Duality and Love.

"Direct Conscious Knowing of who you are is the practice that we engage in at the Enlightenment Intensive retreat.  
Direct Conscious Knowing of who you are does not come about through a process of
figuring it out, giving answers, intellectualizing, thinking, imagining or feeling.  

Opening Enlightenment Intensive with Jayaprabha Mare DiBenigno
Thursday, January 16, 2020 (5:30 pm) - Monday, January 20, 2020 (1:00 pm)
Vital Life Center, Plainville, CT
Jayaprabha Mare

By letting go of the external search for happiness for this long weekend, we allow the technique to open and prepare us for the possibility of experiencing our true nature directly. By experiencing the authentic self, we reconnect to the eternal happiness, contentment, and peace within.

Cost includes gourmet vegetarian meals, snacks, lodging, workshop, and integration.
Space is limited so register today!

Cost: $675, includes gourmet vegetarian meals, snack, lodging, workshop & integration
         $550 with $200 non-refundable deposit by November 30th, 2019

Limited Amount of Partial Scholarships Available.

To submit your deposit or to learn more , visit our website at:

7 Day Enlightenment Intensive with Trevor Thibodeau
March 26 - April 3rd, 2020
Sanctum Retreat, Caroline, AB , Canada

Trevor Thibodeau

Dates: MARCH 26 - APRIL 3rd, 2020

Location: Sanctum Retreat, Caroline, AB , Canada

Cost: $1497.00

This is a traditional Enlightenment Intensive with a deep honouring of a safe and sacred container as well as the teachings of the Enlightenment Intensive Technique.

This is an event for those who have completed at least one Enlightenment Intensive
(or Illumination Intensive using the EI technique).

All inclusive, individual accommodations w private bathroom, wonderful natural surrounding
and all staff trained to the level of "Master".

Connect with us to see if this is the right fit for You.

Trevor Thibodeau 587-229-0770

Further information on the Enlightenment Intensive at
: The Enlightenment Intensive

Zen and the Art of Inquiry with Pitaka
Easter Weekend: Apri 10-13, 2020: Point Reyes National Seashore
Friday afternoon to Monday evening
A Three Day Enlightenment Intensive with a few Zen elements


Zen is at the root of Enlightenment Intensives.
Zen and the Art of Inquiry, is a Zen flavored three day Enlightenment Intensive with Pitaka Christie Close ordained in Feb. 2018. It's happening at beautiful Commonweal retreat center in Bolinas in the Point Reyes National Seashore in California, April 10-13, 2020.
Free airport pick up is provided.
Visit for more info./registration or email with questions.

Registration is open until March 23rd, 2020 at  

Write for partial work-trade scholarship

The Cost for Private Room
and Vegetarian Meals is $600
or for Shared Room $550.

Point Reyes National Seashore  

Practice Sessions, Workshops, Trainings, and Retreats

Alice Whieldon  

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Introduction to Charles Berner’s Mind Clearing

October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm BST, £80
London School of Capoeira
Units 1-2 Leeds Place, Tollington Park
London, N4 3RF United Kingdom

Take mindfulness to the next step with a day of learning about the mind in the wider context of Charles Berner’s work
(including the Enlightenment Intensive) including exercises and theory and within yoga. Understand what the mind is,
why it is a problem for us and what we can do about it.

Contact: 0044 7957 233345

Basics of Clearing: A 3-year Practitioner Training with Alice Whieldon: MA, PhD, SFHEA
January 30th – February 2nd; May 21st – 24th; and September 18th – 20th, 2020
London School of Capoeira, Finsbury Park, London, UK
Alice Whieldon

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Clearing the mind & developing ability in communication for fulfilled living

A standalone course, this is also the first year in the Mind Clearing 3-year Practitioner Training
Suitable for personal and professional development

Alice Whieldon assisted by Dominique Rivoal, Frankie Jaggs, Sally Parham
Cost: £1500, planned payment possible. £200 non-returnable deposit payable on booking
Contact: 0044 7957 233345
For more information:


Dyad Evenings and Dyad Days in the North Bay (Marin County) in California

For information about dyad evenings or dyad days in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, you can send an email to Osha Reader
(or call 415-524-8100).

Dyad Evenings in Montpelier, Vermont

For information about Dyad Evenings in the Central Vermont Area, call Maggie Fox at 802.522.5855, or send an email to

Vital LIfe Center


Dyad Days
Vital Life Center • Plainville, CT

Vital Life Center hosts Dyad Days frequently.
Previous meditation or dyad experience recommended.
For information about dyad evenings or dyad days in Connecticut, please call Vital Life Center at 860-479-0466
or email us at or visit our website.

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