This is the site of Mata Amritanandamayi who is known throughout the world as Amma, or Mother, for her selfless love and compassion toward all beings. Her name means ‘mother of immortal bliss’ and she hugs every person who comes to see her. Amma has hugged 32 million people.
This is the site of the Gangaji Foundation whose purpose is to forthrightly and respectfully present the teaching and transmission of Gangaji, through the grace of Sri Ramana Maharshi and Sri H.W.L. Poonja. The Gangaji Foundation serves the truth of universal consciousness, and the potential for peace inherent in the core of all beings.
In 1980 the poet and scholar Kathleen Raine, together with Keith Critchlow, Brian Keeble and Philip Sherrard, launched Temenos, a journal devoted to the Arts of the Imagination. The journal sought to give space to poets, artists, writers and thinkers who subscribed to the belief that man is firstly a spiritual creature with spiritual needs which have to be nourished if we are to fulfil our potential and be happy. From these early beginnings the Temenos Academy was launched in 1990 as a teaching organisation dedicated to the same central idea that had inspired the Journal. It is the view of Temenos’ Patron The Prince of Wales, that there is an urgent need to adopt a universal spiritual outlook consonant with Plato’s view that all branches of knowledge lead to the same eternal truth.
Larry Dossey is a distinguished Texas physician, deeply rooted in the scientific world, has become an internationally influential advocate of the role of the mind in health and the role of spirituality in healthcare. Bringing the experience of a practicing internist and the soul of a poet to the discourse, Dr. Larry Dossey offers panoramic insight into the nature and the future of medicine.
Neurosurgeon, Eben Alexander’s near-death experience inspired him to set up ETERNEA as a vehicle for research, education, and applied programs related to spiritual transformation and awakening. Alexander’s book, Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife is an easy to read detailed account of a scientist’s change of mind and heart ‘s after his experience of surviving near bodily death.
The Institute of Noetic Sciences™, founded in 1973 by Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, is a nonprofit research, education, and membership organization whose mission is supporting individual and collective transformation through consciousness research, educational outreach, and engaging a global learning community in the realization of our human potential. “Noetic” comes from the Greek word nous, which means “intuitive mind” or “inner knowing.”
Rupert Sheldrake is one of the world’s most innovative biologists and writers, is best known for his theory of morphic fields and morphic resonance, which leads to a vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory.