…and join a global network of people who share your passion for awakening and your commitment to evolve.
People all over the world are being inspired by the transformative perspective of Evolutionary Enlightenment, and once they are the natural question that arises is …
How do I continue to deepen my understanding of this awakened view of life and, even more importantly, align my own life to it?
For the past twenty-five years spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen, along with his students and colleagues at EnlightenNext have worked to create a powerful, globally coordinated developmental process. Today thousands of people throughout the world are engaged in this work and through their mutual inquiry they are discovering and enacting higher possibilities for human relatedness. By becoming an EnlightenNext Evolutionary you can join this dynamic effort. And now for the first time our program has been designed to accommodate even a busy schedule.
The best way to pursue your interest in Evolutionary Enlightenment is to become an EnlightenNext Evolutionary by registering on this page. When you do you will have access to:
- A powerful daily spiritual practice that has been developed by Andrew Cohen is outlined in a comprehensive practice guidebook that will be sent to you as soon as you register.
- A thriving and highly active network of passionate individuals throughout the world who share your commitment to spiritual development and cultural transformation. When you register as an Enlightennext Evolutionary you will have immediate access to The EnlightenNext Collaboratory – an energetic and dynamic online social network of inspired Evolutionaries.
- A profound education in an evolutionary approach to spirituality centered on the principles and practices of Evolutionary Enlightenment. The Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials course provides monthly opportunities for interactive education into the most important aspects of this transformational perspective on life. In addition you will receive regular audio recordings with accompanying study guides to support your own inquiry.
Listen to an audio testimonial:
There are three levels of engagement in this program:
You can register for the first or second level of the Evolutionary Enlightenment Practitioner Program at any time and join an ongoing process of development that is happening throughout the world. Enrollment for the third level of engagement is open during the months of September and February only.If you are interested in Level 3 membership, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first level of engagement (Inspired) is designed to facilitate and support a deeper understanding about Evolutionary Enlightenment. As an Inspired Evolutionary you can engage directly with Evolutionaries from around the world will have the opportunity through small group discussions in the Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials Course and through our social network. For those who prefer not to engage in this way or whose schedules cannot accommodate this level of engagement the entire program can also be done entirely as a self-study course.
The second level of engagement (Engaged) offers all of the same opportunities as the first level with two additional forums for inquiry. As an Engaged Evolutionary you can participate in the large group discussions of our Virtual Workshops and you will become part of a Peer Holon that meets regularly via conference call. Although most of this program can also be completed as a self-study
The third level of engagement (Collaborating) offers all of the same opportunities as the first two levels with three additional opportunities. As a Collaborating Evolutionary you can participate in our Virtual Workshops in advanced small group discussions and you will have two opportunities each year to engage directly with Andrew Cohen in virtual seminars. In addition Collaborating Evolutionaries are eligible to apply for traning as Evolutionary Enlightenment Course Instructors.
Details the benefits of all 3 levels of engagement can be found in the chart below:
• Discounts available for University Students (50% off) and Couples (25% off).
• If you’re interested in Level 3 membership, email email@example.com.
Evolutionary Enlightenment Practice Guide(For all practitioners):
This guide provides you with a powerful daily practice to build and sustain spiritual confidence and momentum in your life. It gives Andrew Cohen’s direct and transformative instructions on meditation, along with daily chants to help you maintain awareness of the foundational principles of Evolutionary Enlightenment. The guide also includes readings and excerpts introducing you to the many dimensions of this comprehensive spiritual path.
Eleven-Month Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials Course (Open to all practitioners):
In this eleven-month course with EnlightenNext’s Director of Education Jeff Carreira, you will learn about and discuss the essential theory and practices of Evolutionary Enlightenment. The course’s dynamic format combines thought-provoking questions and small-group discussion to explore profound and powerful concepts. Each month you will receive assignments that start your inquiry into the topic that will be the focus of each call. These compelling and illuminating short assignments will fully prepare you to participate in each monthly course session with other Evolutionaries. Where applicable, we will present ideas in the context of the overarching development of philosophical and spiritual thought in both the East and the West.You can learn more here.
What people are saying about the Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials Course
“After listening to the first Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials call last night there is no question in my heart that this program will allow me to grow and is just what I’ve been looking for. My life already feels like it is rocketing off. Thank you and your colleagues who have worked with Andrew Cohen over so many years to bring something so important into the world.”
“I want to tell you how amazing that first class of the Evolutionary Enlightenment Essentials course was. It was the first time that I understood some of the most fundamental and important points of Evolutionary Enlightenment. I want to transform my life. Thank you for providing this course. I know it is going to help me enormously.”
“Today’s session with you made a bigger impact on me as you can possibly imagine. It gave me a tool to see what is really holding me back and I now have the perspective that will allow me to grow even further.”
“This course is helping me so much to discover my true motivations. Thank you for the effort you put into creating such an effective structure for evolving consciousness.”
EnlightenNext Collaboratory: Online Social Network (Open to all practitioners):
Join a global inquiry into the evolution of consciousness and culture through the EnlightenNext Collaboratory. With dozens of new audios and hundreds of blogs posted by practitioners worldwide every month, this site provides a comprehensive, exciting, integral, and perpetually developmental forum where you can connect with practitioners and Evolutionaries internationally. In addition The Collaboratory gives you access to a library of podcasts and written pieces to help you establish your own transformative practice of Evolutionary Enlightenment.
Monthly Peer Holons (Open to Levels Two and Three):
You will have the chance to engage in monthly conference calls with groups of peers from your geographical region. These calls are facilitated by more experienced students of Evolutionary Enlightenment and are a powerful complement to the cycle of Virtual Workshops.
Listen to an audio testimonial of one practitioner describing her holon:
Discovery Cycle Virtual Workshops (Open to Levels Two and Three):
As an Engaged or Collaborating Evolutionary you have the opportunity to participate in virtual workshops held via conference call with fellow Evolutionaries from around the world. This component of the program takes place over ten consecutive months and includes intermediate and advanced levels of engagement. The intermediate level features eight virtual workshops led by senior students of Evolutionary Enlightenment that explore seminal teachings from this year’s Being & Becoming Retreat in a large group format. The advanced virtual workshop level features small group discussions which are led by senior students of Evolutionary Enlightenment. By participating in this series of workshops you will gain an experiential understanding of the philosophy and practice of Evolutionary Enlightenment.
Two exclusive Virtual Seminars with Andrew Cohen (Open to Level 3 Only):
Twice each year there are opportunities for Collaborating Evolutionaries to participate in virtual seminars live with Andrew Cohen. These seminars will give you the opportunity to engage directly with Andrew Cohen and serve as a powerful catalyst for your development in this work.
Virtual Workshop Testimonials
“It truly was a retreat-like, soul-level investigation we took this past Saturday. The liberating power and clear seeing that resulted from the workshop is precious, revealing, and deeply helpful.” –Kim
“This past Saturday’s virtual workshop was truly profound. Thank you. These events have the highest priority in my monthly calendar.” –Eric