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*RSVPs do not represent actual attendance. We average 25-40 people at Satsangs (includes in-person & online). SATSANG WITH I-CODA FOUNDER SWAMI PREMODAYA (http://www.i-coda.org/swami-premodaya/) Join us in person or online via our high quality, real-time, interactive technology. Satsang is a deeply intimate meeting that provides the rare opportunity to come together for inner exploration and going beyond the self. Satsang supports and promotes self-knowledge, transformation and true clarity. Seekers of all ages and stages come together as a community of support and sharing, forming a milieu conducive to truth and inner peace. Strangers quickly become friends in the loving atmosphere of Satsang, as we come to experience what lies ‘beyond the self’ in each one of us. The room will be open 30 minutes prior to the event. Please arrive on time, so that others are not disturbed. LOCATION: 2744 Colby Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90064 (and available online) (http://www.i-coda.org/participating-online) COST: By donation Video Excerpt: https://youtu.be/nDnWU02oMrQ www.I-CODA.org (http://www.i-coda.org/) www.I-CODA.org/schedule (http://www.i-coda.org/schedule) www.I-CODA.org/satsang-at-i-coda-los-angeles/ (http://www.i-coda.org/satsang-at-i-coda-los-angeles/)
Please join us Saturday April 20th from 4:00-6:00 to share spiritual poetry, wisdom quotes, light refreshments, and thoughts, feelings and insights inspired by the readings. About 12-14 people attend from several meetup groups, and we'd love to hear from you what poem or insightful quote is meaningful to you - do you love Rilke, Hafez, Mary Oliver, Rumi, Alice Walker, Mirabai, Thomas Merton, Neruda, Hildegard of Bingen, Nâzım Hikmet, or...? - Let's learn from each other as we discuss these beautiful invitations to what is higher and deeper. You can come with something you choose ahead of time, or pick something from the many books we have on hand. It's also fine to just relax and join us without choosing to read something. All paths and views are welcome -- this is an open and welcoming space where we meet and get to know others who share a love for spiritual poetry and wisdom quotes, and for that which connects us more deeply with spiritual life, regardless of spiritual path or personal history. Getting together in this way allows us to communicate on a deeper level and truly meet each other. Feel free to bring a small snack or finger food if you wish. (P.S. For the poets among us, we are grateful to you for bringing your insights, but please understand that this is a place where we read others' poems and wisdom quotes, not our own work.) We hope you can join us! Date & Time: Saturday, April 20th, 4:00-6:00pm Location: Quaker Meeting House, 1440 Harvard Street, Santa Monica 90404 By donation P.S. The "Comments" section at the end of this post lists readings and topics from last month's meetup. To see lists from other past meetups, go to https://www.meetup.com/Santa-Monica-Spiritual-Poetry-Meetup/events/past/ and scroll to the "Comments" section. The Quaker Meeting House is on Harvard Street a half block south of Santa Monica Boulevard, between Santa Monica Boulevard and Broadway. Free parking is available behind the building. Enter the parking lot through the front driveway, on Harvard Street next to the Meeting House, and park in the back.
*RSVPs do not represent actual attendance. We average 25-40 people at Workshops (includes in-person & online). ALL-DAY WORKSHOP WITH ICODA FOUNDER SWAMI PREMODAYA (http://www.i-coda.org/swami-premodaya/) Premodaya workshops are a day-long opportunity to bathe in the energy of Satsang, while receiving the benefits of individual assistance from a helper operating from a position of God-consciousness and Divine intention. Simply stated, Premodaya works with your soul directly, always for the purpose of advancing you spiritually. Grace activates to the exact degree of an individual’s willingness to allow it. Therefore, Premodaya helps us remove the particular barriers we are carrying, that block the way to actual fulfillment. He works lovingly, gently, safely and effectively, to bring about the precise transformations each person will require to reach permanent, true realization of the transcendent. All-day workshops also function as sustained shaktipat (spiritual transmission), yielding discernibly immediate results, as well as beneficial effects that become apparent in the weeks (and even years) that follow. LOCATION: 2744 Colby Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90064 (and available live online (http://www.i-coda.org/participating-online)) COST: $99.00 USD ($125 day of) Register by calling[masked] or register online here (http://www.i-coda.org/workshops/). Video Excerpt: https://youtu.be/ED_G4CYA0ck www.I-CODA.org (http://www.i-coda.org/) www.I-CODA.org/schedule (http://www.i-coda.org/schedule) www.I-CODA.org/workshops ( http://www.i-coda.org/workshops/ )
Hello All, Just a thought that we could hold the next meetup in a local garden (Japanese Gardens near Lake Balboa perhaps?). I'm really looking forward to the next meeting, (as circumstances made it difficult for me to participate in the last meetup).