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 Waking Up to the World Around Us by Hala Khouri
An Interview With Hala Khouri
Zubin: You are one of the founders of Off the Mat, Into the World®. In your view of yoga, there’s a big service component.
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.
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.
Marriage and Gender Equality Today
An Interview With Stephanie Coontz
Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage, A History, speaks about the evolution of marriage and changing gender roles in this interview with Omega.
Marriage and Gender Equality Today
An Interview With Stephanie Coontz
Omega: You say marriage has changed more in the past 30 years than in the past 3,000 years. You’ve said that the very traits that make marri
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 The Science of Mindfulness by Daniel Rechtschaffen
Daniel Rechtschaffen discusses how mindfulness practices can generate stronger and healthier patterns in our brains—and in future generations, too.

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