• ADYA ~ SABBATICAL
    ADYA ~ SABBATICAL

    ABOUT ADYA

    Adyashanti (whose name means “primordial peace”) is an American-born spiritual teacher who has been teaching for 25 years. His teachings include evening meetings, weekend intensives, silent retreats, live internet broadcasts, and online courses. READ MORE

    Adyashanti on Sabbatical

    Adyashanti is on Sabbatical through 2022. During this time, Mukti will be acting as head teacher for Open Gate Sangha. Watch Adya’s video message.

    Stay connected to Adya during this time through:

    Sunday Community Practice
    Free Prerecorded Video Broadcasts
    Adya’s Teachings

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  • OPEN GATE SANGHA
    OPEN GATE SANGHA

    We stand for racial equality and social justice. We are for finding actions that speak as loudly as words, perhaps even louder than words. And, we are for creating together a more inclusive Sangha experience for everyone.

    Read full statement here: Antiracism and Open Gate Sangha: What We Are For and What We Are Doing

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  • TEACHINGS WITH MUKTI
    TEACHINGS WITH MUKTI

    ABOUT MUKTI

    Mukti’s name originates in Sanskrit and is most often translated as “liberation,” a term used in Vedanta and Buddhism much the way the term “salvation” is used in Christianity. Mukti has been a teacher at Open Gate Sangha, in the lineage of Adyashanti, since 2004. Together in 1996, Adyashanti and Mukti founded Open Gate Sangha.

    Previously, Mukti was raised and schooled in the Catholic tradition and also studied the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda for over 20 years—two paths that have greatly informed her journeys into meditation, introspection, and prayer.

    She holds a master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, a license in acupuncture, and a Hatha Yoga teaching certification. These backgrounds in body awareness and the healing arts, as well as her years of study with Adyashanti, largely inform her presentation style, her recommended inquiry methods, and her interest in the energetic unfolding of realization and embodiment.

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FEATURED VIDEO

Living without Resistance

From: Living without Resistance

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Adyashanti illustrates how true happiness comes from dropping all resistance to whatever is happening inside or outside, and discovering the simple intrinsic freedom that is already present before we go seeking it. Originally recorded on August 18, 2013 at a Palo Alto Meeting.

Quote from this Video: “All forms of unworthiness are resistance.”

FEATURED PROGRAM
A Revolution of Being 2020 ~ RevisitedSelf-Guided Course with Adyashanti
Video Stream & Course Materials

June 1 - August 31, 2022

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JUNE 30

FEATURED PROGRAM

We invite you to join us for this self-guided replay of a previously offered two-month online retreat. Whether or not you participated in the retreat when it was originally offered, by revisiting the program you can: ~ Watch video sessions of Adyashanti transmitting his timeless teachings. ~ Gain insights and more deeply embody them in your everyday life. ~ Engage in exercises and meditations that will ground your spiritual practice. ~ Share with other participants how the retreat impacts you. ~ Go at your own pace.