What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual? (3-Day Annual Regional Seminar)

Eckankar Meetup Group - Rio Grande Valley, TX
Eckankar Meetup Group - Rio Grande Valley, TX
Public group

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport

McCullough Ave · San Antonio, TX

How to find us

GPS: 29.521562,-98.490876 Guest registration is in the East Atrium, in front of the restaurant

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“The best we can do, in the highest spiritual sense, is to be open to the directions that Divine Spirit gives to us about how to make our daily lives better.”
—Harold Klemp, Our Spiritual Wake-Up Calls, p. 24

Let the Eckankar teachings show you what few others know about true spirituality and your personal connection with Diving Spirit.

What you can gain from following the Eckankar teachings:

-Attain cherished truth, growth and spiritual freedom in this lifetime.
-Exercise your God-given ability to Soul Travel. Also, to safely explore your dreams and past lives to see life without illusion.
-Learn to invite, recognize, and use inner guidance from the highest order of spiritual teachers.
-Understand how all thoughts and deeds have consequences. Learn how to make better choices.
-Adopt the Spiritual Exercises of ECK for upliftment and a smoother, richer life.
-Find answers to every question of a spiritual nature that anyone can ever ask.

Attend any and all public seminar events. Drop in when it suits you.
A parallel seminar for youth, ages 5–17, will be held.

When you arrive at the hotel . . .

Please join us in the East Atrium, in front of the restaurant, for guest registration. Guest registration is free. Also, for a spiritual-experiences guidebook you may take with you, which includes a supportive CD.

Program Highlights:

Friday Evening Aug. 9
6:45–8:30 p.m. Informal spiritual conversations for guests
"Spiritual Experiences Conversation" (with origami making)
"Have You Had a Spiritual Experience?"

Saturday Morning Aug. 10
9:00–9:45 a.m. Art Gallery Tour
10:30–11:15 a.m. A special exploration for seminar guests to experience The Sound of Soul in either English or Spanish

Saturday Afternoon, Aug. 10
1:00–1:20 p.m. Welcome, creative arts, and panel:
"Life as a Spiritual Classroom"
1:30–3:00 p.m. Workshop -
"Inner Guidance: Connecting to the Divine Wisdom within You"
Co-facilitators: Mike DeLuca, featured seminar speaker, and Larry Siegel, guest musician.
3:15–4:15 p.m. Roundtables: Various spiritual themes will be explored in facilitated "roundtable" discussions.
"What Is My Spiritual Purpose?"
"A Life of Meaning Is A Life of Giving"
"Being a Shining Light in Any Situation"
"The Role of Humor in Spirituality"

Saturday Evening, Aug. 10
An evening of talks, panels, and creative arts, including the first keynote talk by our featured seminar speaker.
7:00–7:55 p.m. A talk, panels, and creative arts:
"Recognizing Spiritual Experiences"
"Dream Travel: Your Ticket to a World of Wonder"
"Finding Gratitude during Hardship"
8:05 p.m. Panel and creative arts:
"HU and You: Connecting with Your Inner Guidance"
8:30–8:55 p.m. Keynote talk by Mike DeLuca:
"What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual?"
9:15–10:00 p.m. Guest Chat: An informal spiritual discussion opportunity for seminar guests

Sunday Morning, Aug. 11,[masked]:00–8:30 a.m. HU Chant
8:50–9:40 a.m. Spiritual Discussions:
"Replacing Fear with Love"
"Uncovering the Meaning of Your Dreams"
"Karma and Reincarnation: Steps to Spiritual Freedom"
"Soul’s Eternal Journey: Life After Death"
"Soul Travel: What Is It and How Can I Learn It?"
"Challenges: Change Your Viewpoint—Change Your Life"
"Spiritual Freedom: The Ultimate Goal of Soul"
"Escuchando a Tu Dirección Interna" (Listening to Your Inner Guidance)
10:00–11:30 a.m. Talks, panels, a youth presentation, creative arts. Themes:
"Finding your spiritual mission in life"
"Serving all life with love"
"Spiritual next steps" suggestions for guests
11:30–11:55 a.m. Keynote Talk by featured seminar speaker Mike DeLuca: "Living the Spiritual Life"

To preregister (until 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019) please visit

For more complete information about this seminar, visit https://seminars.eckankar-texas.org/texasregional/welcome.php