The Omega Point

The “Omega Point” is a term used by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the peak of unity and integration toward which all life is evolving, including you. Our six learning paths make it easy for you to find the support you need on your journey. These articles, videos, and slideshows—from Omega, our teachers, and people just like you—can give you the tools you need to live an inspired life.

Omega Institute Can Contemplative Practice Teach Us to Think Better by Daniel P. Barbezat and Mirabai Bush
One of the claims of higher education, and particularly of liberal arts colleges, is that we teach students how to think. What does this actually mean?
Omega Institute Compassion in Action by Ram Dass
Compassion in action is paradoxical and mysterious. It is absolute, yet continually changing.
Omega Institute Why Giving Makes Us Feel Good
If you ask most people why they give money to charity or volunteer their time, the answer is probably because they want to make a difference in their communi
Omega Institute The Spiritual Mystery That We Are by Adyashanti
Whoever Jesus may or may not have been historically, he symbolizes the spiritual mystery of each one of us.
Mindfulness does not belong to Christianity, Buddhism, or Taoism, just as the breath we inhale and exhale does not belong to any one of us.
Omega Institute What Is Kirtan? by Ram Dass
Ram Dass, one of America’s most beloved spiritual figures, describes the power and beauty of devotional chanting.
Omega Institute Breathe Better Now: 5 Ways to Boost Your Health With Your Breath
5 Ways to Boost Your Health With Your Breath
Thich Nhat Hanh says, "Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity." 
Omega Institute Navigating Our Differences by Daniel P. Barbezat and Mirabai Bush
Daniel P. Barbezat and Mirabai Bush suggest modifying mindfulness practices in the classroom to account for variability in students’ backgrounds and beliefs.
Omega Institute A Jump of Faith by Kathryn Budig
"Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."—Margaret Shepard

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