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With Pioneering Contemporary Spiritual Teacher
& Internationally Renowned Scholar
Andrew Harvey
New 12-week Audio Training Starts
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Open to your greatest source of inner strength by bringing joy into the center of your spiritual life.

Discover practices to enhance your power, focus, and courage — and serve as a source of joy and inspiration each day.

Draw wisdom from sacred traditions, and power from history’s leading change-makers — from Standing Rock to #MeToo to Black Lives Matter to civil rights leaders.

In the unconditional bliss of a laughing child lies the most important spiritual secret: joy is our birthright.

We are born into a luminous world that dances with magic and mystery... the effervescent state of grace that we call joy.

Joy is boundless and beautiful. It’s lighthearted and playful. It’s contagious.

But is it truly powerful? Can it transform our lives?

The great mystics universally offer a resounding YES! The Dalai Lama is not only an exalted saint and catalyzer of change. He’s a beacon of child-like joy who giggles through discourses and plays practical jokes on students.

Joy is the most telling symptom of deep spiritual realization... AND paradoxically its source.

That’s because it’s not something we’re just blessed with... it’s something we actively cultivate. Joy is a practice and as we learn to practice it better, our life lifts and lightens. Our days become more luminous. The world becomes more transparent to the divinity underneath.

We begin to bring more light into the world and we actually become MORE effective because we’ve tapped the true spiritual well that can fill us again and again with the life-giving water to bless those around us.

So the question is: Do you have as much joy in your life as you’re capable of holding? And if not, how can you access more of it?

In Living in Joy, Andrew Harvey will help you answer those questions — and propel you into unimaginable new depths of joy and sacred living.

Joy Is the Key

Mind you, Living in Joy is not about escapism.

In fact, the wisest prophets, activists, and mystics on the planet recognize that our extreme crisis is also the most astoundingly imaginable opportunity — and JOY is the key that can open that opportunity.

With joy in our hearts, we can face without flinching that we are in a global dark night — but from the welling forth of joyous grace, we also know that the dark night can produce in us a new birth, a birth of radiant peace and dynamic joy in an embodied divine consciousness.

Joy breeds trust that all is ultimately well.

It’s this embodied divine consciousness that enables all who experience it to live in the middle of crisis with deep, sustaining hope... in the middle of disorder with deep commitment to justice and compassion... in the middle of despair with an ever deeper, more inspiring, and more empowered and empowering joy.

Simply put, joy is the antidote we all need to the heaviness around us, but it needs to be GENUINE.

Ten years ago, mystic scholar Andrew Harvey had a vision in a period of desolation that directed him to the work he now feels called to do — the work of inner and outer sacred activism that could potentially birth a new world...

In his vision, a luminous white scroll was unfolded in a cloudless sunlit sky. And on that scroll was written four words: Joy Is the Power.

As he saw those words, he experienced beyond concept or religion the holy force of their truth — that all those who know what danger the world is in are being challenged to train humbly so as to be possessed by the supreme joy of the Divine, so as to truly inspire, ennoble, and encourage others.

Like many of us who are committed to birthing a new, more enlightened era, you’re probably dismayed at times by the sheer number of crises we now face, from global warming to species extinction to the yawning chasm between rich and poor — not to mention recent political developments.

Everything from animal species to the foundations of our democracy are deeply threatened.

It’s far too easy to get stuck in grief and despair... or to become detached and disengaged.

Instead of succumbing to debilitating emotions, there’s another pathway, one that is both fulfilling AND effective: viewing the current crisis as an opportunity to deepen your spiritual growth to live in joy and then to engage in positive actions that can make a real difference for humanity.

In other words, it’s time to transform fear, overwhelm, and despair into joyful awakening and loving service.

That’s how we can live our most luminous life AND help heal the world.

Becoming a Bringer of Joy

This journey entails finding the “soul force” inside of you — the same force that has animated some of history’s greatest heroes — to stand for what is noble and right and good, and leave this planet a better place for generations to come.

This power has manifested in people like the Water Protectors, civil rights icons, and satyagrahas of India who have truly moved history.

So how can you tap into that deep courage and patience that are required to bring more light, freedom, and justice to our world?

A quick morning meditation practice might provide a moment of equanimity, but it’s not going to call forth the kind of sacred leadership and service that are now required.

Perilous times call for more powerful spiritual practices, ones that give us the heart-force to stand in our freedom, truth, and love — even when real darkness is descending and casting shadows on our future.

And joy is the most powerful spiritual practice there is.

Using joy as a way to harness our ultimate soul power is at the heart of how major change movements in history have, often against seemingly insurmountable odds, created lasting change and cultural evolution.

Make no mistake, this kind of unconditional joy does not come easily. It requires transcending our human limitations and facing our cultural shadows. It demands discipline, accountability, and a profound attunement with Divine Will.

It’s about becoming a vessel for Grace and a vehicle for healing — and a willingness to be the hands, feet, and heart of the Divine, doing what we can to bring more wholeness and wisdom to this world.

It’s about standing boldly in our truth, and summoning others out of the trance of self-interest and cynicism that’s been degrading our planet for far too long.

That is what REAL joy is all about.

The Importance of a Sacred Guide

Walking this path of joy and sacred surrender requires wise guidance and a spiritual community of sincere seekers who can offer support and inspiration.

Fortunately, a gifted teacher has been called to harvest the transformational wisdom within our mystical lineages and bridge it to our current time.

This man is Andrew Harvey, the renowned mystic teacher and activist.

You may know Andrew as the prolific author and editor of over 30 books and spiritual classics, including The Essential Mystics, The Son of Man, and The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism. If you haven’t read his work or heard him speak, prepare to be amazed.

Andrew is one of the world’s leading sacred scholars, with published works covering the full range of esoteric traditions — from Christianity to Islam to Hinduism to Buddhism. Andrew is one of only a few people who have become spiritually intimate with so many great teachers in so many lineages.

He’s one of the most inspired and illuminating speakers on the subject of esoteric spirituality and sacred activism. He’s also one of the most popular Shift Network teachers by virtue of his profound teachings on The Christ Path and The Way of Passion.

Andrew knows, without a shadow of a doubt, that the world is at a precipice, and that it’s time to reclaim our most potent and effective spiritual technologies so we can avert our crises and joyfully transfigure ourselves and our world.

He knows that ancient spiritual practices hold essential keys for our individual and collective healing and awakening.

He’s dedicated to bringing the depths of these traditions to you so that you can embody more of the vast divinity and joy you hold within you.

Only the explosion of joy from within can bring healing to yourself, your intimate circle, and the culture at large.

Andrew’s teachings are appropriate for Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, pagans, those who are “spiritual but not religious”... really anyone who’s on a path of growth, transformation, and service.

This is a “satyagraha” training for the 21st century, drawing inspiration from the deep discipline that Gandhi instilled in his dedicated followers to ensure the freedom of India.

Serving as a Light for Humanity

We will also draw inspiration from today’s leaders in the marriage of soul and societal change — from the women who have risen up to say Time’s Up to patriarchal abuses, to the courageous founders of Black Lives Matter, to a look back at the Water Protectors of Standing Rock who showed unbelievable courage, powered by prayer, in the face of rubber bullets, freezing water, tear gas, and other assaults on their human dignity.

This is the level of spiritual leadership we need to summon, en masse, to dispel the storm clouds now forming on our cultural and political horizons.

If you aspire to move beyond “feel-good spirituality” and become a real light for humanity, THIS is the program for you. If you care deeply about the future of our planet and are willing to do whatever it takes to help birth a new enlightened era, you’ll love this program.

Over the course of 12 weeks, Andrew will be sharing practices ranging from the Abrahamic faiths and Eastern traditions to shamanism and indigenous cultures. Expect a global feast of mystical practices to hasten your spiritual development in a focused, integrated way.

This is a truly global, liberating, mystical approach to personal transformation that’s been married with a passionate call to rise up and serve the cause of justice, healing, and evolution.

During this 12-week journey, you’ll harvest powerful and effective spiritual practices — ranging from “cool” to “warm” to “hot” — that help you connect with your higher Self, cultivate equanimity, fire up your courage, harness your passion, and experience the joy that flows from true surrender to the Divine .

Andrew will take you step by step through a kind of spiritual “special forces” training to demonstrate how your outrage and fear actually offer a profound opportunity to awaken into a higher level of spiritual realization and clear-eyed, heart-centered action.

These lessons can not only help you embody and express the sacred leadership now so urgently needed in our culture, they can inspire you to view ANY challenging circumstance as a catalyst for deepening your spiritual roots.

It’s a pathway that leads into the heart of a transformed relationship with the Divine, and into a more transcendent and joyous relationship with God, and into a new kind of sacred evolutionary movement for change.

Andrew is an electrifying speaker who understands the step-by-step process for entering into a mature and rigorous relationship with the Divine — and evolving into a higher state of divine humanity.

Forgoing platitudes and spiritual cliches, he shakes you awake into the ferocious, ecstatic love and joy that are your birthright and our destiny...

A Powerful Initiation Into Your Divine Nature

If you’re eager to be a positive light in dark times, you’ll receive extraordinary value from this sacred journey in virtual communion with one of the wisest teachers of our day — along with a community of spiritual practitioners who, like you, are committed to birthing the divine force within them!

Ultimately, Living in Joy is more of an initiation or rite of passage than a typical online course.

During this 12-week journey, Andrew will explore numerous myths about spiritual practice, and challenge cherished assumptions about religion in general. He’ll bring forward truths about radical embodiment and the birth of the Divine Child within you, which is key for cultivating joy.

Andrew is a wild and and often provocative truth-teller who’s willing to challenge limiting beliefs. His passion can fling open the gates of your freedom as he calls you to advance beyond any current blocks and concerns.

If you’re on a committed spiritual path, have an open heart and mind, and are looking for a more embodied, real, and full-spectrum teaching to awaken your full divinity, this course is the perfect vehicle for you.

It will build your relationship with numerous sacred practices and show you how to integrate them into a coherent whole — elevating your daily life in unexpected and astonishing ways.

Each weekly class will begin with teaching and practices transmissions from Andrew, followed by intimate spiritual mentorship, with Andrew addressing your challenges, responding to questions, and opening his heart-wisdom to address your deepest yearnings.

He’ll allow his “soul-knowing” to speak and move through him in service to your awakening, as well as share how he himself has passed through many mystical gates with the practices you’ll be exploring.

In Sufi lineages, this is called sohbet — the meeting of student and teacher in a kind of holy communion of naked truth-telling and ecstatic surrender. Every lineage recognizes the power when “two or more gather” in worship; and thus, this immersion with Andrew will offer a sacred meeting between sincere and committed seekers who desire the full initiation into the Divine that these practices can deliver.

This immersion will take you to depths of spiritual wisdom that you barely knew existed, as well as bring you into heartfelt, joyous communion with the teachings and practices of some of history’s great saints, sages, and seers.

We feel blessed to offer this groundbreaking 12-week training as a liberating, mystical approach to our times. You’ll emerge with more advanced, powerful, nourishing, liberating, and radically intimate sacred practices that can sustain you in all the days of your life.

During this powerful training, which Andrew considers to be the culmination of his life’s mystical work, you’ll:

  • Rewire your understanding of what joy is and why it’s so central to both mystical practice and sacred service
  • Evolve an embodied set of spiritual practices that can ground and anchor you in joy during times of great challenge
  • Receive prayer practices that align you with the enormous power and intelligence of the invisible web of collective consciousness that interconnects us all
  • Open to sacred practices of the heart, which connect you to the energies of divine compassion and joy — and keep them alive and vibrant within you
  • Understand difference between cool, warm, and hot practices, and when you’re most in need of each
  • Discover how to walk the path of sacred (and joyful) resistance and stand clearly against injustice and oppression while calling forth the highest in oppressors
  • Explore how to use dark emotions as grist for the mill of awakening, feeling them through to the depths — and transforming them into clarity and resolve
  • Find out how you can merge your fiery passions for justice and for the Divine into one sacred flame
  • Recognize the importance of shadow work for anyone who wants to effect powerful change in the world and do so with authentic joy
  • Be invited to engage in a nonviolent resistance movement grounded in peace, love, and joy that’s designed to lead to a transformation of the planet
  • Explore practices that ground you in the peace, joy, and transcendent awareness of Divine being
  • Develop simple, powerful, physical practices to align with the evolutionary force that beckons you to the next level of embodied divine humanity

What You’ll Discover in These 12 Weeks

Course sessions are on Tuesdays at 5:00pm Pacific.

Each teaching, contemplation, and training session will build harmoniously upon the next so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools, and principles you’ll need to build a powerful set of sacred practices to meet the challenges of our day with equanimity and joy.

Andrew will be available for LIVE Q&A after the broadcast of each pre-recorded class session to engage with your emerging inquiries about the course material.

Module 1: Living in Joy (Session 1) (July 24)

Andrew Harvey will present his vision born from a lifetime of inner experience and study of the worlds mystical traditions, of how we can live in deep joy even in challenging times. Joy is the essential nature of the Divine; to come into union with the Divine is to experience this joy and live in it and serve all sentient beings with its energy of compassion. As Tagore wrote, “I slept and dreamt the world was joy. I woke and found the world was service. I acted and found service was joy.” Andrew will present his vision of the Sacred Marriage and its five great joys and explain in detail the five kinds of practice essential for sustaining and deepening these joys and their blessings.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • An understanding of the nature of the Divine as joy
  • A rich and inspiring vision of the Sacred Marriage and the five joys it engenders
  • A precise unfolding of the five kinds of practice that fill and expand joy in ordinary life

Module 2: Cool Practices (2 Sessions)

Andrew will present his vision of what he calls the “cool” practices, which are foundational to the birth of sustainable joy. These cool practices connect the practitioner directly to the infinite, spacious and brimming dynamic peace of Divine being and to the strength, wisdom, and equanimity in all circumstances that radiate from them.

Imageless Meditation (Session 2) (July 31)

In this transmission, Andrew will concentrate on imageless meditation that awakens Divine awareness, and share a meditation with images drawn from the Tibetan tradition that helps us unite with the wisdom-mind of the cosmos.

In this class, you’ll be given:

  • A knowledge of why cool practices are foundational
  • Clear instruction drawn from the major traditions on how to meditate
  • Two core cool practices that can be used in any situation to ground and calm the seeker to open to joy

The Name of God to Clean the Heart (Session 3) (August 7)

This sacred transmission of the cool practices will deliver to the practitioner what Andrew considers the most powerful way to connect to divine peace and joy — the saying of the Name of the Divine in the heart, known as Remembrance in Sufism and Nama Japa in Hinduism. Drawing on the testimony of Rumi and other great Sufi mystics, Kabir, Ramakrishna, and Christian mystics, Andrew will present not only the philosophy behind the power of “the Name,” but also the sacred technology that makes clear how this great mystery works to awaken fundamental knowledge of Divine reality. You’ll be given four practices of the Name, drawn from Buddhism, Sufism, Hinduism, and Christianity.

In this class, you’ll be given:

  • A comprehensive introduction to why saying the Name is so powerful
  • Instructions drawn from the major traditions on how to best practice saying the Name
  • Four essential and transformative heart mantras that build the force of joy

Module 3: Hot Practices (2 Sessions)

The second category of essential practice is what Andrew calls “hot” practices, which are practices of the heart that arouse the clear, golden compassionate passion of the Mother, the embodied aspect of Divine being. Hot practices keep the heart vibrant, juicy and flowing with joy in even the most shattering of circumstances, and so connect the practitioner consciously to the ecstatic energy of the Divine.

The Practice of the Sacred Heart (Session 4) (August 14)

In this transmission, Andrew will offer two great practices: that of the Sacred Heart, adapted from Christian mystics, and the Hindu Tantric practices that enable the practitioner to transmute outrage into fierce, joyful, compassionate energy.

In this class, you’ll be given:

  • A vision of why hot practices are essential for keeping the heart alive and dynamic
  • Detailed instruction in the laws and processes of hot practices
  • Two ultimately powerful hot practices that help transmute exhaustion, heartbreak, and outrage into joyful, compassionate energy

The Tibetan Practice of Tonglen (Session 5) (August 28)

In this transmission, Andrew will concentrate on what he experiences as the essential hot practice for those who want to live in joy: the Tibetan practice of Tonglen, adapted here for practitioners on all paths. Andrew received the transmission of Tonglen from great Tibetan masters, who explained that Tonglen is the world-healing practice of taking in the pain and suffering of the world and transmuting it into joy, peace and bliss, which the practitioner then releases into the world. Even in the worst and most challenging situations, the practice of Tonglen enables you to work with radiant compassion to transform reality.

In this class, you’ll be given:

  • A vision of how to sustain enlightened compassion, even for those who act in opposition to your vision and action
  • An understanding of how Tonglen works to transform reality
  • A special universal vision of Tonglen that works for healing oneself, healing others and healing the suffering of the world with transformative grace

Module 4: Prayer Practices (2 Sessions)

The third category of essential practice is that of prayer. Prayer to the larger Self, of which all of us are part of, is known in all traditions as a powerful way of invoking divine grace and aligning oneself with the will of the Divine in any situation, and so experiencing joy whatever happens.

Prayers of Protection (Session 6) (September 4)

In this transmission, Andrew will focus on a category of prayer that is essential in these dangerous times, that of protection: protection of ourselves and our own nature, protection from the dangerous designs of others, protection from sabotage of our sacred work, and the protection of the destructive forces that are part of the alchemy. The difficult work of sacred activism cannot be done without conscious and constant invocation of divine protection. Directly experiencing such protection builds fierceness, peace and enduring hope.

In this session, you’ll be given:

  • A clear understanding of the power and seduction of the distractive forces
  • A vision of why divine protection is essential and how it can be invoked in ways appropriate to any situation
  • Five powerful protection practices drawn from Christianity, Islam, African shamanism, and Hinduism

Prayers of Selfless Service (Session 7) (September 11)

In this transmission, Andrew will concentrate on two magnificent prayers that, when practiced intensely together, not only evoke and form the enlightened warrior-midwife self but keep it noble, joyful, and passionate in whatever difficulties arise. The first prayer is the fourfold Bodhisattva vow from Mahayana Buddhism that commits you to the work of service fueled from sacred consciousness. The second prayer is the Prayer of St. Francis, the greatest prayer of the Christian tradition, which helps you birth in yourself selfless joy and passionate compassion of divine love consciousness.

In this session, you’ll be given:

  • A vision of the inner wisdom and compassion of the sacred warrior-midwife
  • The sacred technology of prayer that sustains, empowers and expands this vision
  • Two divine prayers that you can draw transforming soul-power from at any time

Module 5: Sacred Body Practices (2 Sessions)

The fourth category of essential practice is sacred body practice. We’re being challenged by this world crisis to birth the Divine not only in heart and mind but also in our very cells so that our body becomes strong and vibrant enough to rise to any challenge from an increasingly divinized full self.

Heart Yoga Discovering Yoga as a Crucible for Divine Transformation (Session 8) (September 18)

In this transmission, Andrew will concentrate on sharing the Heart Yoga he created with the great yoga teacher, Karuna Erickson. Heart Yoga fuses sequences of traditional asanas with music, inspiration from sacred text, and mystical light practices to enable yoga to serve as a crucible of divination. He’ll share in detail the 7-part body prayer at the core of Heart Yoga that enables you to experience and embody the stages to joyful divine embodiment in service to justice and compassion in the world.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • A vision of the necessity of treating the body as a sacred temple
  • The sacred technology of yoga that speeds up the divination process
  • A simple 7-part body prayer that births the light in mind, heart and body

Sacred Dance Discovering Dance as a Crucible for the Birth of the Divine Human (Session 9) (October 2)

Drawing on his work with both Gabrielle Roth and the great Iranian sacred dancer, Banafsheh Sayyad, Andrew will concentrate on sacred dance as a magnification of the divine dancer who created the world — and to demonstrate that there’s a way to cellularly experience and embody the energies and powers of divine joy in a time as dark as ours. Celebration and sacred dance can individually and collectively provide hope, courage, ecstasy and confidence as it has for millennia in Indigenous cultures.

Andrew will present the version of Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms united with Rumi’s Path of Divine Love that he was working on with Gabrielle before she passed away. He’ll also be presenting the work of Banafsheh Sayyad, which offers a simple and universal way of whirling that connects directly to the Divine and fills your whole being with its subtle fire.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • A divinized version of the five rhythms of Gabrielle Roth
  • A simplified and universal version of whirling
  • An understanding of celebratory dance as special to our inner and outer health and survival

Module 6: The Joy of Shadow Work (2 Sessions)

The fifth category of essential practice is shadow work. As the human shadow erupts in all aspects of our global crisis, we are challenged to do both archetypal and personal shadow work at a far deeper and more transformational level than ever before. The rewards of such shadow work are extraordinary: deeper joy as we make conscious the wisdom and compassion hidden in the darkness of the shadow, greater compassion for ourselves and others, greater wisdom about the forces of destruction in us and others that need to be made conscious and transformed, and more flexible and skillful means to deal with whatever challenging situation arises.

Working With the Archetypal Shadow of the Crisis (Session 10) (October 9)

In this transmission, Andrew will concentrate on making as lucid as possible the five archetypal shadows that our current global dark night is radiating: disbelief, denial, dread, disillusion and death. He’ll explore each in detail and offer an effective way of working with them, both individually and in dyads, using a special version of Tonglen.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • A comprehensive vision of what shadow work in these times entails
  • A depiction of why archetypal shadow work is essential in for working in the world with joy
  • Sacred technology that helps your work on your own and others’ shadows in compassion and joy

Handling the Personal Shadow (Session 11) (October 16)

In this transmission, Andrew will present in detail what he experiences as the five main personal shadows that collude with and support the dark forces of the archetypal shadows: narcissism, addiction to comfort and security, fear of standing up to telling truth to power, obsession with personal rather than universal suffering, and the golden shadow which projects on others the unlived great qualities in ourselves. Each of these shadows will be described in depth and in their disempowering interconnection.

You’ll also be given a sacred practice drawn from the Christian mystical tradition which will enable you to transmute these shadows and discover the “Dark Gold” — treasures, insights and energy — that lie hidden within each of them.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • A clear vision of our contemporary human shadows and the way they fuel the global dark night
  • A characterization of how the five personal shadows trap us until they are made conscious and transformed
  • A mystical practice which can help you work on your human shadow with the joy and clarity of your divine self

Module 7: Vision of Sacred Activism for the Developing Crisis (Session 12) (October 23)

In this transmission, Andrew will present his vision of the world crisis as a Kali-event, with Kali, the Hindu goddess also known as the Dark Mother, dancing on every level to destroy what no longer serves us and to compel us to create in and with her grace a new world. Drawing on ancient Hindu text, Andrew will present the four stages of Kali’s dance — ominous, dangerous, severe and lethal — and show how we are now in the third stage and need to employ a calm and joyful urgency.

Powers of sacred activism must be employed to avoid the terminal disaster of the fourth stage. Andrew will concentrate especially on how he believes the evolution of love in action needs to be organized in what he has called Networks of Grace — groups of between six and 15 people to inspire and encourage each other to locally and globally put love, peace, and joy in action.

In this module, you’ll be given:

  • As precise a vision as possible of Kali and her purposes
  • A clear vision of where we are in Kali’s wild dance
  • A vision of how to not only form Networks of Grace, but how to keep them vibrant and sustain their effectiveness in challenging conditions

The Living in Joy Bonus Collection

In addition to Andrew’s transformative 12-week virtual course, you’ll receive these powerful training sessions with leading visionaries and teachers. These bonus sessions complement the course — and promise to take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

Sacred Activism & the Epic Spirituality of Love
5-part Audio Program From Andrew Harvey and Chris Saade

A dynamic team, Andrew Harvey and Chris Saade passionately explore the evolutionary coming together of the freedom of individual authenticity with the passion to serve our world. They assert the importance of the spiritual and global task of creating freedom, justice, and peace. The two dedicated teachers will inspire you through their animated discussion of philosophies and deep wisdom paired with profound guidance. As they delve into the ways we are each connected to the epic dream of love, they explore the crucial roles of individual authenticity; deep heart-awareness; the calling to facilitate peace, freedom, and justice; and how all of these components can be brought down from the ideal realm to earthly manifestation.

Chris Saade is a pioneering teacher and a spiritual and psychological coach. Author of Second Wave Spirituality, and Prayers for Peace and Justice, as well as Prayers from the Heart. Saade passionately pursues the merging of the psychology of authenticity with the spirituality of global solidarity. He’s the Co-Director of The Olive Branch Center with Jessie Thompson.

The Eternal Wine: Poems of Rumi for Our Time
Audio Recording From Andrew Harvey

A selection of Rumi readings specifically selected by Andrew for their relevance to our current crisis. Andrew calls this “Rumi for our time.” These highly thought and emotion invoking readings will assist you in exploring the your spirituality and provide you with a catalyst to look within for your own answers to the questions that currently perplex all of us. This special selection of Rumi readings is set to moving ambient music and read by Andrew himself.

Body & Soul: Meditation for Sacred Activists
Audio Meditation From Andrew Harvey

In this illuminating audio journey, Andrew guides you into his favorite practices, which are profoundly useful on the path of prayer. Through his expert instruction, you’ll be taken through a comprehensive workout for the heart and soul. This downloadable album will be a powerful addition to your practices that can serve you deeply with each listen!

The 7 Sacred Dimensions of Your Body
Video From Andrew Harvey

In this 30-minute prayer practice video, shot at a live workshop, Andrew gracefully and powerfully guides you through the whole spectrum of the mystical path so that you can more fully integrate and embody all aspects of your being, and claim the divine human that you are.

What Graduates of Andrew’s Courses at The Shift Network Are Saying...

“A conduit for a transmission of transpersonal consciousness...”

Any course with Andrew Harvey is profoundly inspirational. His humility, extraordinary breadth and depth of knowledge of spiritual traditions, his authenticity as an awakened mystic, and his articulateness are a unique and powerfully empowering cocktail. He is clearly a conduit for a transmission of transpersonal consciousness that is so desperately needed at this time.
— Anonymous

“Fresh insights and new perspectives...”

It is extremely inspirational to hear such eloquent, wise, and profound discussion of a spiritual topic. Andrew Harvey... brings fresh insights and new perspectives, even to those of us who have some prior knowledge of the subject.
— Dorothy Walters, Boulder, Colorado

“An answer to my prayers”

This course literally was an answer to my prayers. Its content was powerful, and oh, so timely, while its eloquent delivery was simply exquisite... The clarity of Andrew’s vision was thoroughly enlightening; his intense passion, deeply contagious; and his authenticity and humility, inspiring examples to be followed.
— Beatriz Schriber, Houston, Texas

“A healing tonic for the soul”

Andrew’s insight, intuition, and deep compassion make his instruction immensely powerful. He clearly has the benefit of many years of spiritual practice with the depth of personal enlightenment. This coupled with his immense desire to help others achieve their own highest potentials make his classes truly transformative. He is a healing tonic for the soul.
— Amber Fauson, Colorado Springs, Colorado

“Galvanized me into further inquiry...”

Andrew’s enthusiasm for his subjects has galvanized me into further inquiry into many of the areas he illuminated on this course. His wonder and excitement are so infectious. I would happily take other courses offered by Andrew and The Shift Network.
— Anonymous

“Dive into your sacred calling”

In the current state of chaos in the world, Andrew’s decades of acquired spiritual wisdom, the depth with which he shares, and what he has chosen to give to us are a golden beaming light of hope — get your butt up out of the chair, and dive into your sacred calling.
— Valerie Wolf, Napa, California

“I can reassemble myself once more...”

During these tumultuous times, this course has been both grounding and inspiring to me as I cast about for a spiritual perspective to navigate by. I feel that it is especially a resource for me when I’m lost, in confusion, frightened by all the losses. As I review the teachings, I sense my feet touching a path and I can reassemble myself once more and be a vessel of love and interconnection.
— Kaia Svien, Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Something shifted internally...”

Andrew’s knowledge and passion are inspiring. Something shifted internally when I listened to him speak. Not always comfortable as this is not neutral material, but rather it is provoking and encouraging as is Andrew himself with his passionate love and loving compassion...
— Kellie W., Melbourne, Australia

“We can effect positive global change...”

Andrew Harvey is an amazing, patient, compassionate, incredibly knowledgeable, humble, passionate teacher. We need hundreds of thousands of people across the world to take this course and soon, so we can effect positive global change for humanity’s sake, for all the innocent species and for our beloved Mother Earth.
— Anne Belanger, Ontario, Canada

“I have felt my heart alive again.”

— Carmem Manning, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Join the Global Community

Living in Joy not only offers some of the most advanced online teachings currently available, it’s also a thriving global community of learning and practice.

Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in the custom online community to support and learn from each other while you learn to fully embody a deeper love and awaken your spiritual potential.

This international community is also at the leading edge of a global movement of people committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony, and reverence for all of life.

Here’s What You’ll Receive

Twelve 90-minute Class Sessions With Andrew Harvey

Experience a rare opportunity to learn from one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, Andrew Harvey, from the comfort of your own home. Each pre-recorded teaching session is followed by LIVE Q&A with Andrew and guides you to learn specific skills and abilities for awakening your spiritual potential. Course sessions are on Tuesdays at 5:00pm Pacific.

Twelve Audio Recordings of Class Sessions

After each class, the audio will be available for you to download in high-quality MP3 format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere — on any connected device and at your convenience.

Twelve PDF Transcripts of Class Sessions

In addition to the high-quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. You can then review, print, and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Twelve 30-minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions

With live class attendance, there will be a 30-minute optional interactive practice session directly following each class. You’ll be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons. If you’re unable to attend the calls live, the Online Community group allows you to connect with each other to find alternative times to interact.

Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

After each lesson, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practice new tools and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.

Online Community

Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students, and get access to additional resources to take your exploration to an even deeper level.

The Living in Joy Bonus Collection

  • Sacred Activism & the Epic Spirituality of Love
    5-part Audio Program From Andrew Harvey and Chris Saade
  • The Eternal Wine: Poems of Rumi for Our Time
    Audio Recording From Andrew Harvey
  • Body & Soul: Meditation for Sacred Activists
    Audio Meditation From Andrew Harvey
  • The 7 Sacred Dimensions of Your Body
    Video From Andrew Harvey

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join the Living in Joy Virtual Training

We feel honored that Andrew Harvey has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive online training. This is a rare opportunity to interact directly with a modern mystic and renowned scholar who draws from his own awakened heart, and connect with a global community of spiritual seekers who are doing this important and transformative work.

Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals, which would cost thousands of dollars). But you’ll be able to benefit from Andrew’s incredible teachings and sacred practices from the comfort of your home — at your own pace!

If you’re serious about deepening your spiritual life and embodiment of the Way of Passion, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones, and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training.

If you’re ready to take the next step on your powerful spiritual journey, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

More Praise for Andrew Harvey...

“The light he sheds is like a meteor burst...”

Every age has its teachers who keep the eternal truths alive for all of us. And when a generation is very, very lucky, it encounters a teacher so illumined that the words he delivers must be illumined as well. In the case of Andrew Harvey, the light he sheds is like a meteor burst across the inner sky.
— Marianne Williamson, Author of Everyday Grace

“Redirecting the compass of our contemporary culture”

Andrew is a genius and an inspired visionary who has the ability to interpret the meaning and significance of the chaos and patterns of change that are redirecting the compass of our contemporary culture.
— Caroline Myss, Author of Anatomy of the Spirit and Sacred Contracts

“A powerful, provocative, prophetic appeal to sanity...”

Using humor, passion and analysis, Andrew Harvey challenges us to wake up and get up off of our couches to become the spiritual activists we all can be. A powerful, provocative, prophetic appeal to sanity and activism for our apocalyptic times.
— Reverend Matthew Fox, Author of Creation Spirituality and founder of Wisdom University

“It just might save our skins”

[Andrew] Harvey’s sacred activism is a corrective to the doomsayers and do-nothings who are part of our problems. He is a modern version of a fiery, Old-Testament prophet whose words were ignored at great peril. We must attend to Andrew Harvey’s message. Not only will it help us humans regain our sanity, it just might save our skins.
— Larry Dossey, MD, Author of The Extraordinary Healing Power of Ordinary Things

“Andrew is the most fiercely courageous, cutting-edge teacher I know of”

Andrew is the most fiercely courageous, cutting-edge teacher I know of. I used to think he exaggerated when he spoke; I now realize he’s demonstrating restraint when weaving his insightful stories about the mystery. His courses have no equal.
— Stephanie Sharon, Indian Trail, North Carolina

“I hung on to every word”

The course material was captivating and compelling. I hung on to every word. The deepening exercises were tools to further my spiritual practice. The course deepened my longing.
— Ruby, Long Beach, California

“I feel renewed energy to focus on my life purpose...”

Everything about this course worked! The content was rich, filled with insight. Andrew’s presentation of the material was filled with passion and devotion, quite contagious... As a result of this course, I feel renewed energy to focus on my life purpose, and have seen a deepening of love with my immediate family and those I work with.
— Ron, Boulder, Colorado

“Shook and shocked, inspired, steadied, calmed, and catapulted me...”

Andrews big-heartedness and amazing intimacy, passion, and wisdom about the path of sacred activism shook and shocked, inspired, steadied, calmed, and catapulted me into another level of orbit of living and loving in action.
— Lynette, Anaheim, California

“There is no way to measure the impact of this course...”

There is no way to measure the impact of this course... [Andrew] truly has been blessed with the spirit for a mission in this world at this time. I’m humbled and honored to have been a part of his deep shadings.
— Madeline Horrigan, Raleigh, North Carolina

“I found the marriage of the light and dark inside me...”

Andrew’s class has been the most transformational class I have taken and I have taken many classes over the past decade. Andrew pushed me to look deep inside myself — past my egoic new age comfort zone, past my social and religious ingrained beliefs. I found the marriage of the light and dark inside me, discovered the child of the mother/father godhead that I am.
— Carol Mauer, Waterloo, Iowa

About Andrew Harvey

Andrew Harvey is an author, speaker, and founder/director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective, and practical agents of institutional and systemic change in order to create peace and sustainability.

Andrew has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as at various spiritual centers throughout the U.S. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary, The Making of a Modern Mystic, and appears also in Rumi Turning Ecstatic and The Consciousness of the Christ: Reclaiming Jesus for A New Humanity. He’s co-author of the bestseller, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and has worked with the great Iranian Sufi dancer, Banafsheh Sayyad, in producing a film, In the Fire of Grace, which marries Sufi-inspired dances to the stages of Rumi’s understanding of the path of Divine Love.

He’s written and edited over 30 books and received many awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Mind Body Spirit Award.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use Zoom to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

Please note that dialing Zoom from your phone is a regular toll call; your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. International access numbers are available. We also offer a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.

I have never participated before in an online course. The packaging, presentation, inclusion and Facebook postings created a wonderful, safe cocoon to participate. I haven’t seen a course so well put together ever — not in all the years of taking college classes — and I had my doubts about doing an online course. The wealth of organization and ease of learning materials and support made this fun as well.
– Claudia F., Medford, MA

Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.

Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects and growth throughout the Course.

Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is August 7, 2018. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we’ll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we’d love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at support@theshiftnetwork.com and we’ll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

Q: How can I reach Customer Support?
A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.

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