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 Is Gluten Sensitivity Fact or Fiction?
As the gluten-free fad continues and research links eating grains to neurological conditions, is it time to acknowledge gluten sensitivity as fact?
Omega Institute Moving Toward a Sustainable Diet
What’s Best for You and the Planet?
How can you move toward a more sustainable diet for the planet and for your own health?
outhouse toilet in mozambique
We're making progress on ensuring everybody has clean water, but basic sanitation remains out of reach for billions.
Omega Institute Transitioning to a Sustainable Future
Weaving Individual and Community Change to Create the World We Want
The Transition Towns movement, founded by Rob Hopkins, gives us a model for transitioning to a sustainable future.
Omega Institute Earthship Taos, New Mexico
Looking to the Past for Inspiration for the Future
If we're going to create a society built on ecological sustainability, we need to change from a nowhere geography to a somewhere geography.
Construction Photos of the OCSL
A Photo Tour of the Construction of the OCSL
Take a photo tour of the construction of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, the first LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certified building.
Omega Institute Avoiding the One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Sustainability
Eco-Friendly, Site-Specific Sanitation Solutions
John Todd, creator of the Eco Machine, illustrates that you don't have to use central sewage treatment plants to clean up polluted water.
Omega Center for Sustainable Living
Take a photo tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, the first green building, to achieve LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certification.
Majora Carter, eco-enterpreneur and founder of Sustainable South Bronx, talks about the political and economic vulnerability of her home neighborhood, and how she knew she had to do something about it.