Road to 2020

Our RoadMap to 2020

Hear all about the Road to 2020 on The Convergence Radio Program:

Road to 2020 Launch

The Road to 2020 launches with an event at the United Nations Chapel in NYC on 28 Oct. 2016, to celebrate the UN Week of Spirituality.

The Convergence

Beginning 3 Nov. 2016, on VoiceAmerica.com, The Convergence is a 13 episode radio series with host Kurt Johnson which explores Uniting the Tribes in the Interspiritual Age.

Mystic Express

World Weavers will launch the pilot Mystic Express program in India, in March, 2017. See the World Weavers website for more information

Convergence Academy Launch

Designed to be an instrument for fostering a grassroots global unity movement, The Convergence Academy will offer courses, community and the opportunity to help co-create our future. More information.

Return to Country Festival

Sacred Australia will celebrate the return of Mungo Man with a Festival to be held in November, 2017. See the Sacred Australia Website for more information.

U DAY II: Ethiopia

U DAY II: Land of Origins The U DAY World Interspiritual Music Festival lands in Ethiopia- February 2018.

U DAY III: India

U DAY IV: Land of Spirit will take place in India, in February, 2019

U DAY IV: Jerusalem

U DAY IV: One God, One City will take place in Jerusalem, in February, 2020

U DAY V: Roadshow Across America

U DAY VI in Los Angeles on 21 August, 2020, will also launch the month-long Unity.earth Roadshow Across America which will culminate in New York City.

U DAY VI: New York

U DAY VII will take place in Central Park, NYC to coincide with the International Day of Peace.

Gathering on Spirituality & Sustainability

Conversations on “Laudato Si’,” the prophetic 2015 encyclical letter on ecology by Pope Francis,on cooperation with the United Nations in the search for integral development, on the Earth Charter & the global educational movement of the Earth Charter Initiative, on indigenous & other spiritual perspectives on Earth-caring & on other leaders in spirituality and sustainability, all in relation to the need to create a regenerative, spiritual, and sustainable ecological civilizations.

Inaugural Peoples Assembly and Global Being Awards

Inaugural Peoples Assembly and Global Being Awards:
Featuring A Love Story: The Global Status Report on People and Planet
April 20-22, 2020
Monterey Peninsula, CA

InterSpiritual Meditation Online Program

Febr. 1- April 6, 2017
This InterSpiritual Meditation Program is a seven-step universal process drawn from the world’s spiritual traditions. Developed by Spiritual Paths’ founder Dr. Ed Bastian in close contemplative collaboration with colleagues from Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Taoist, and Native American traditions IMS can be practiced alone and in community with others. It pulls together key elements of contemplation and meditation shared by many traditions.

Crestone Converence

The Crestone Convergence: Uniting the Tribes for a Livable Future: Local, National and Global Spiritual Unity and Activism. A group of activists, spiritual and secular, will gather to network and share their visions for a sustainable and inclusive world. As well, they will connect personally and as a group with the foundational indigenous and spiritual energies in Crestone. On the last day to cap it off they will have a live music concert. As well, the event will be filmed and made available to the public as a free online event.

The Open Center Series in Multicultural Meditation Training

September 15, 2017 to June 7, 2018. The New York Open Center

A nine-month (200-hour) multicultural Meditation Training Certification commencing in the fall of 2017. This training will explore a variety of contemplative practices and forms of meditation from all the major religious and spiritual traditions. More information.

 
 

One Spirit Interfaith Seminary 15th Annual Commencement

June 11, 1917. 490 Riverside Drive

Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance for our 15th Annual Commencement Ceremony where we will present 70 newly ordained Interfaith/Interspiritual ministers to the community. This beautiful service will celebrate expressions of many faiths and traditions. More information.

 
 

Sacred Journey to the White Lions

July 12-19, 2017. Timbavati, South Africa

Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance and travel to the Timbavati region of South Africa, the ancestral homeland of the White Lions. African shamanic traditions hold the White Lions as sacred beings, humanity’s guardians in times of transformation. Receive the gifts of wisdom, healing, and divine love they are here to share with us.. More information.

 
 

One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, Class of 2019 Begins

September 9th, 2017. One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, New York

Answer your calling to be of service. Join the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary class to learn the wisdom of the world’s religious and spiritual traditions, and to reach for the best in yourself and call forth the greatness in others. More information.

 
 

One Spirit Interspiritual Counseling, Class of 2019 Begins

September 9th, 2017. One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, New York

Train to become a spiritual counselor grounded in the Interspiritual perspective. Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance for a two year journey of self discovery as you learn to hold and companion others on their own spiritual journey. More information.

 
 

Annual Costa Rica Residential Yoga Event: 2017-- “Breaking Down the Barriers

December 2-9, 2017. Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica

Annual residential gathering with yogini Karuna teaching Kundalini Yoga in the tradition of Sikh master Yogi Bhajan. Deep spiritual exploration in the serene and beautiful surrounds of the Blue Spirit Yoga and Meditation Retreat Center in Nosara, Costa Rica. More Information.

 
 

What is Kundalini Yoga? An Immersive Experience with Karuna

Ongoing. Contemplative Journal.com

The practice of kundalini yoga as taught by the Sikh master, Yogi Bhajan. This yoga illuminates the answers to questions like: How do I want to live my life and fulfill my dreams? How can I be more spontaneous? How can I develop a deeper awareness of myself and spirit? How can I develop a more loving and compassionate heart? How can I be of deeper service to others? Videos and a workbook walk you through traditional kundalini yoga kriyas and weekly fun activities that delve into your creative expression, along with healthy yogi recipes to give your body more vital energy. More Information.

 
 

The European Yoga Festival

July 29- August 6, 2017. Château Anand, Fondjouan, France

Karuna is a featured teacher at this Festival. About 2000 people from Europe (and some from Africa, Asia, America, etc.) come together in a natural environment to practice 8 days of Kundalini Yoga and other activities related to the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, including 3 days of White Tantric Yoga. They enjoy a special diet, many inspiring workshops by international teachers, and lots of song, dance and fun. It also provides special attention to newcomers who have little or no experience of yoga practice. More Information.

 
 

The Convergence: Continuing the Conversation on Yoga

March 8, 2017; April 7, 2017. The Convergence

International Woman’s Day, March 8, 2017, is celebrated by video conversations between major yoga teachers Karuna and Shiva Rea. World Health Day, April 7, 2017, is celebrated by video conversations between major yoga teachers Karuna and Elena Brower, posted at www.1god.com/convergence. More Information.

 
 

The Summer of Peace

June 21- Sept 21, 2017. Online

A series of annual virtual events wherein participants have access to the world’s leading peacebuilders all in one venue! Nobel Peace Laureates, scientists, economists, global thought leaders, teachers, practitioners and activists share their wisdom for co-creating a new peace narrative and effective methods for putting this vision into inspired action. The events further join SHIFT’s Summer of Peace, World Peace Library, and Peace Ambassador Training programs. More Information

Shift Network
 
 

Restoring Wholeness: Within Ourselves, with Each Other and the Vast Community of Life

June 8-10, 2017. Charleston, South Carolina

Sponsored by The Contemplative Alliance and the Sophia Institute, this gathering will explore the many aspects and deeper meaning of restoring wholeness. The focus will be on young people under 45 years of age, and we will seek to bring together a diverse group of Americans, representing many cultural, ethnic and spiritual traditions, to show that diversity and unity go hand in hand.

Sophia Institute
 
 

Yoga at Patheos.com

Daily. Online at Patheos.com

In colaboration with Patheos.com, Light on Kundalini offers daily postings on Yoga, including yoga kriyas, asanas and mantras, commentaries on the world’s wisdom traditions and hints and guidance on health and wellness by Karuna. Karuna is a Yoga spokesperson for Patheos.com, The Website for the Future of Faith. More information.
Light on Kundalini
 
 

The Culture of Peace Initiative

Sept 11-21, annually. Pathways to Peace, Larkspur California.

The Culture of Peace Initiative (CPI) is a UN-designated “Peace Messenger Initiative” with participants in all the world’s regions. In the spirit of the original vision that brought forth the Charter of the United Nations, the purpose of this local and global Initiative is to build a Culture of Peace in the 21st century, uniting the strengths of organizations, projects and peoples in order to make Peace a practical reality for the children of this and future generations. The annual highlight of this Initiative is the International Day of Peace (Peace Day), which is celebrated worldwide on September 21. In this spirit CPI annually co-sponsors both The 11 Days of Unity (with We.net and others), and The Summer of Peace (with The SHIFT Network, and others). More Information.

Culture of Peace
 
 

Be the Peace

Sept 21, annually. Online.

One of the world’s largest annual global meditation events, in celebration of the International Day of Peace. Sponsored by Gaiafield Project, Unify, and Uplift Connect. More Information.

Be the Peace
 
 

Global Oneness Day

24 October, 2017. Online event

Global Oneness Day: 2017 Theme, “Oneness – Living into the Unity of All Life”
An annual event, Global Oneness Day is a day dedicated to celebrating our Oneness with the Divine, each other and all of Life. Similar to Earth Day, which galvanized the global environmental movement, Global Oneness Day has become a catalyst for spiritual activism and the emerging global Oneness ushering a new paradigm. Global Oneness Day is our day to celebrate unity in our diversity, as a community consecrated to serving humanity’s collective awakening. More information.

Global Oneness Day
 
 

Healing and Balancing Mother Earth: Sacred Sites in Japan

14 May, 2017. Fukushima, Mt Fuji, Japan

An initiative of Center for Earth Ethics and the Forum 21 Institute, “Healing and Balancing Mother Earth-Sacred Sites of Japan” is one of a series of programs where indigenous elders are “called to” heal and fortify the planets sacred sites. The Sacred Sites Program of Japan will bring 8 Kogi and other indigenous leaders from North, Central and South America’s to Fukushima and Mount Fuji, where they will through prayer and ritual help balance and fortify the planet’s spiritual network.

 
 

11 Days of Global Unity - 11 Ways to Transform Your World

Sept. 11-21 Annually. Events to be determined. At least one in the capitol of each western country and on every Continent (except Antarctica)

11 Days of Global Unity is a worldwide platform for changemakers that features a convergence of festivals, concerts, forums, Tele-Summits, broadcasts and other programs promoting peace, justice, sustainability and transformation that annually includes as many as 700 associated events in over 60 countries around the world. Culminating on September 21st, the U.N. International Day of Peace, 11 Days of Global Unity highlights 11 Campaigns For Change which call forth the values, spirit and service needed to move us towards a culture of peace and a world that works for all Participants in 11 Days of Global Unity have included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Daniel Ellsberg, Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben, Eve Ensler, Tavis Smiley, Arun Gandhi, Marianne Williamson, Patch Adams, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Neale Donald Walsch, Robert Thurman, Hazel Henderson, Riane Eisler, Jonathan Granoff, Lynne Twist, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Helen Caldicott, Indigenous Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, and many others. More information.

11 Days of Unity

11 Days Youth Parade Sign
 
 

Timeline

Road to 2020 Launch Event

October 28, 2016
Road to 2020 Launch Event

The Road to 2020 launches with an event at the United Nations Chapel in NYC on 28 Oct. 2016, to celebrate the UN Week of Spirituality.

The Convergence

November 3, 2016
The Convergence

Beginning 3 Nov. 2016, on VoiceAmerica.com, The Convergence is a 13 episode radio series with host Kurt Johnson which explores Uniting the Tribes in the Interspiritual Age.

InterSpiritual Meditation Online Program

Feb. 1- April 6, 2017
Interspiritual Meditation

This InterSpiritual Meditation Program is a seven-step universal process drawn from the world’s spiritual traditions. It helps harness one’s own natural spiritual styles to create a personal contemplative practice that gives rise to inner peace, wisdom, and compassion by drawing on the contemplative wisdom of one or more spiritual traditions. Visit The Spiritual Paths Foundation for more information

Mystic Express

March, 2017
Mystic Express

World Weavers will launch the pilot Mystic Express program in India, in March, 2017. See the World Weavers website for more information

The Convergence Academy

June, 2017
The Convergence Academy

The Convergence Academy will launch its online platform in the second half of 2017 as an instrument for fostering a grassroots global unity movement, founded on the spiritual fraternity of humanity.

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Gathering on Spirituality & Sustainability

June 29, 2017. Assisi, Italy
Assisi event

Conversations on “Laudato Si’,” the prophetic 2015 encyclical letter on ecology by Pope Francis, on cooperation with the United Nations in the search for integral development, on the Earth Charter & the global educational movement of the Earth Charter Initiative, on indigenous & other spiritual perspectives on Earth-caring & on other leaders in spirituality and sustainability, all in relation to the need to create a regenerative, spiritual, and sustainable ecological civilizations.

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Crestone Conference

July 23-28, 2017
Crestone Convergence

The Crestone Convergence: Uniting the Tribes for a Livable Future: Local, National and Global Spiritual Unity and Activism. A group of activists, spiritual and secular, will gather to network and share their visions for a sustainable and inclusive world. As well, they will connect personally and as a group with the foundational indigenous and spiritual energies in Crestone, Colorado. On the last day to cap it off they will have a live music concert. As well, the event will be filmed and made available to the public as a free online event.

Return to Country Festival

November, 2017
Return to Country Festival

Sacred Australia will celebrate the return of Mungo Man with a Festival to be held in November, 2017. See the Sacred Australia Website for more information.

U DAY II: Ethiopia

Feb, 2018
U DAY II

U DAY II: Land of Origins The U DAY World Interspiritual Music Festival lands in Ethiopia- February 2018.

U DAY III: India

February, 2019
U Day III India

U DAY III: Land of Spirit will take place in India, in February, 2019

U DAY IV: Jerusalem

February, 2020
U DAY IV Jerusalem

U DAY IV: 1GOD, 1City, will take place in Jerusalem in February, 2020.

U DAY VI: Road Show Across America

21 August, 2020
U DAY Festival VI

U DAY VI in Los Angeles on 21 August, 2020, will also launch the month-long Unity.earth Roadshow Across America which will culminate in New York City.

U DAY VII

21 September, 2020
U DAY Festival VII

U DAY VII will take place in Central Park, NYC to coincide with the International Day of Peace.

Associate Events

Inaugural Peoples Assembly and Global Being Awards

Featuring A Love Story: The Global Status Report on People and Planet.
April 20-22, 2020 Monterey Peninsula, CA

Healing and Balancing Mother Earth: Sacred Sites in Japan

14 May, 2017. Fukushima, Mt Fuji, Japan

An initiative of Center for Earth Ethics and the Forum 21 Institute, “Healing and Balancing Mother Earth-Sacred Sites of Japan” is one of a series of programs where indigenous elders are “called to” heal and fortify the planets sacred sites. The Sacred Sites Program of Japan will bring 8 Kogi and other indigenous leaders from North, Central and South America’s to Fukushima and Mount Fuji, where they will through prayer and ritual help balance and fortify the planet’s spiritual network.

 
 

The Summer of Peace

June 21- Sept 21, 2017. Online

A series of annual virtual events wherein participants have access to the world’s leading peacebuilders all in one venue! Nobel Peace Laureates, scientists, economists, global thought leaders, teachers, practitioners and activists share their wisdom for co-creating a new peace narrative and effective methods for putting this vision into inspired action. The events further join SHIFT’s Summer of Peace, World Peace Library, and Peace Ambassador Training programs. More Information

Shift Network
 
 

InterSpiritual Meditation Online Program

Febr. 1- April 6, 2017

This InterSpiritual Meditation Program is a seven-step universal process drawn from the world’s spiritual traditions. Developed by Spiritual Paths’ founder Dr. Ed Bastian in close contemplative collaboration with colleagues from Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Taoist, and Native American traditions IMS can be practiced alone and in community with others. It pulls together key elements of contemplation and meditation shared by many traditions. More Information.


 

The Open Center Series in Multicultural Meditation Training

September 15, 2017 to June 7, 2018. The New York Open Center

A nine-month (200-hour) multicultural Meditation Training Certification commencing in the fall of 2017. This training will explore a variety of contemplative practices and forms of meditation from all the major religious and spiritual traditions. More information.

New York Open Center
 
 

One Spirit Interfaith Seminary 15th Annual Commencement

June 11, 1917. 490 Riverside Drive, New York

Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance for our 15th Annual Commencement Ceremony where we will present 70 newly ordained Interfaith/Interspiritual ministers to the community. This beautiful service will celebrate expressions of many faiths and traditions. More information.

One Spirit Learning Alliance
 
 

One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, Class of 2019 Begins

September 9th, 2017. One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, New York

Answer your calling to be of service. Join the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary class to learn the wisdom of the world’s religious and spiritual traditions, and to reach for the best in yourself and call forth the greatness in others. More information.

One Spirit Learning Alliance
 
 

One Spirit Interspiritual Counseling, Class of 2019 Begins

September 9th, 2017. One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, New York

Train to become a spiritual counselor grounded in the Interspiritual perspective. Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance for a two year journey of self discovery as you learn to hold and companion others on their own spiritual journey. More information.

One Spirit Learning Alliance
 
 

Annual Costa Rica Residential Yoga Event: 2017-- “Breaking Down the Barriers

December 2-9, 2017. Blue Spirit, Nosara, Costa Rica

Annual residential gathering with yogini Karuna teaching Kundalini Yoga in the tradition of Sikh master Yogi Bhajan. Deep spiritual exploration in the serene and beautiful surrounds of the Blue Spirit Yoga and Meditation Retreat Center in Nosara, Costa Rica. More Information.

Light on Kundalini
 
 

What is Kundalini Yoga? An Immersive Experience with Karuna

Ongoing. Contemplative Journal.com

The practice of kundalini yoga as taught by the Sikh master, Yogi Bhajan. This yoga illuminates the answers to questions like: How do I want to live my life and fulfill my dreams? How can I be more spontaneous? How can I develop a deeper awareness of myself and spirit? How can I develop a more loving and compassionate heart? How can I be of deeper service to others? Videos and a workbook walk you through traditional kundalini yoga kriyas and weekly fun activities that delve into your creative expression, along with healthy yogi recipes to give your body more vital energy. More Information.

 
 

The European Yoga Festival

July 29- August 6, 2017. Château Anand, Fondjouan, France

Karuna is a featured teacher at this Festival. About 2000 people from Europe (and some from Africa, Asia, America, etc.) come together in a natural environment to practice 8 days of Kundalini Yoga and other activities related to the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, including 3 days of White Tantric Yoga. They enjoy a special diet, many inspiring workshops by international teachers, and lots of song, dance and fun. It also provides special attention to newcomers who have little or no experience of yoga practice. More Information.

 
 

The Convergence: Continuing the Conversation on Yoga

March 8, 2017; April 7, 2017. The Convergence

International Woman’s Day, March 8, 2017, is celebrated by video conversations between major yoga teachers Karuna and Shiva Rea. World Health Day, April 7, 2017, is celebrated by video conversations between major yoga teachers Karuna and Elena Brower, posted at www.1god.com/convergence. More Information.

 
 

Restoring Wholeness: Within Ourselves, with Each Other and the Vast Community of Life

June 8-10, 2017. Charleston, South Carolina

Sponsored by The Contemplative Alliance and the Sophia Institute, this gathering will explore the many aspects and deeper meaning of restoring wholeness. The focus will be on young people under 45 years of age, and we will seek to bring together a diverse group of Americans, representing many cultural, ethnic and spiritual traditions, to show that diversity and unity go hand in hand.

Sophia Institute
 
 

Sacred Journey to the White Lions

July 12-19, 2017. Timbavati, South Africa

Join the One Spirit Learning Alliance and travel to the Timbavati region of South Africa, the ancestral homeland of the White Lions. African shamanic traditions hold the White Lions as sacred beings, humanity’s guardians in times of transformation. Receive the gifts of wisdom, healing, and divine love they are here to share with us.. More information.

One Spirit Learning Alliance
 
 

Yoga at Patheos.com

Daily. Online at Patheos.com

In colaboration with Patheos.com, Light on Kundalini offers daily postings on Yoga, including yoga kriyas, asanas and mantras, commentaries on the world’s wisdom traditions and hints and guidance on health and wellness by Karuna. Karuna is a Yoga spokesperson for Patheos.com, The Website for the Future of Faith. More information.
Light on Kundalini

 
 

The Culture of Peace Initiative

Sept 11-21, annually. Pathways to Peace, Larkspur California.

The Culture of Peace Initiative (CPI) is a UN-designated “Peace Messenger Initiative” with participants in all the world’s regions. In the spirit of the original vision that brought forth the Charter of the United Nations, the purpose of this local and global Initiative is to build a Culture of Peace in the 21st century, uniting the strengths of organizations, projects and peoples in order to make Peace a practical reality for the children of this and future generations. The annual highlight of this Initiative is the International Day of Peace (Peace Day), which is celebrated worldwide on September 21. In this spirit CPI annually co-sponsors both The 11 Days of Unity (with We.net and others), and The Summer of Peace (with The SHIFT Network, and others). More Information.

Culture of Peace
 
 

Be The Peace

Sept 21, annually. Online.

One of the world’s largest annual global meditation events, in celebration of the International Day of Peace. Sponsored by Gaiafield Project, Unify, and Uplift Connect. More Information.

Be the Peace
 
 

Global Oneness Day

24 October, 2017. Online event

Global Oneness Day: 2017 Theme, “Oneness – Living into the Unity of All Life”
An annual event, Global Oneness Day is a day dedicated to celebrating our Oneness with the Divine, each other and all of Life. Similar to Earth Day, which galvanized the global environmental movement, Global Oneness Day has become a catalyst for spiritual activism and the emerging global Oneness ushering a new paradigm. Global Oneness Day is our day to celebrate unity in our diversity, as a community consecrated to serving humanity’s collective awakening. More information.

Global Oneness Day
 
 

11 Days of Global Unity - 11 Ways to Transform Your World

Sept. 11-21 Annually. Events to be determined. At least one in the capitol of each western country and on every Continent (except Antarctica)

11 Days of Global Unity is a worldwide platform for changemakers that features a convergence of festivals, concerts, forums, Tele-Summits, broadcasts and other programs promoting peace, justice, sustainability and transformation that annually includes as many as 700 associated events in over 60 countries around the world. Culminating on September 21st, the U.N. International Day of Peace, 11 Days of Global Unity highlights 11 Campaigns For Change which call forth the values, spirit and service needed to move us towards a culture of peace and a world that works for all Participants in 11 Days of Global Unity have included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Daniel Ellsberg, Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben, Eve Ensler, Tavis Smiley, Arun Gandhi, Marianne Williamson, Patch Adams, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Neale Donald Walsch, Robert Thurman, Hazel Henderson, Riane Eisler, Jonathan Granoff, Lynne Twist, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Helen Caldicott, Indigenous Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, and many others. More information.

11 Days of Unity

11 Days Youth Parade Sign
 
 

Dawn of Interspirituality in Latin America

March 12 – 16, 2018. near San Jose, Costa Rica.

Pleae join us to:

  • Galvanize interfaith collaboration and interspiritual dialogue across Latin America;
  • Be inspired by leading spiritual and interfaith leaders from across the globe;
  • Discover remarkable breakthroughs where two or more faith traditions intersect;
  • Experience contemplative practices, prayer, and interfaith worship;
  • Explore the depths of the spiritual journey with earnest practitioners from across the religions;
  • Prepare a strong interspiritual presence for the Parliament of World Religions in Toronto, November, 2018;
  • Connect and Engage in experiential process, open space, and creative collaboration with spiritual leaders and seekers across traditions and continents.

The conference will feature several prominent spiritual leaders from across Central and South America ~ to be announced ~ plus spiritual leaders from India, Europe, and North America.

More Details: Satyana.org