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Featured Events

Leela Foundation - Eli Jaxon-Bear

Advanced Clinical Hypnosis with Eli, Lisa, and Jared #1

Online – March 19 – 21, 2021

A three-day online retreat designed for all helping professionals. This time will deepen your own insight and give you valuable interventions for dealing with both ego-strengthening and ego-transcendence.

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Leela Foundation - Eli Jaxon-Bear and Gangaji

Enneagram Mastery Course with Eli Jaxon-Bear

Online – January 21 – April 15, 2021

Live, interactive course online. Immerse in the subtleties of the Enneeagram.

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Leela Retreat - Eli Jaxon-Bear

Seeing Through the Structure of Ego: Realizing your Essential Self Retreat with Eli

Online – April 22 – 26, 2021

5-Day Retreat with Eli and Leela School Teachers. Live discussions and questions as Eli works with people to see through fixation to essence.

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I can’t find words to express how useful Eli’s teaching and the Leela School have been in supporting my own self-discovery and in deeping my capacity to serve others. I am forever grateful!

- Casey F.

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Eli Interviews

A Collection of Interviews

Eli has many beautiful interviews, in many Eli explains exactly what it means to wake up, the power of truth telling and the possibility of recognizing true joy as our essential nature.

Leela Videos

A Lineage, Satsang & Enneagram Video Collections

Watch these teaching video in which Eli shares his unique psychological insights into the nature of egoic suffering in support of Self-realization

Leela School

Serving Love as a True Friend

We are committed to the whole world waking up from the personal trance of suffering. We can make a difference one heart and one mind at a time

Essays on Awakening

The Desire for Happiness

"Your true nature is happiness and bliss" - Ramana Maharshi   Everyone wants to be happy. This is a universal component of the human condition, and may seem so self-evident that it does not bear noting. Even those who intensely hate themselves or do violence to...

What is Satsang?

Interview with Connections Magazine for May, 2001 issue What is satsang? Satsang is sitting with a fully realized teacher who transmits silence and realization. Anyone can speak the words of satsang. My teacher, Papaji used to say you can teach a parrot to speak the...

Five Traps to Avoid in the Pursuit of Happiness

Conscious Connection Magazine, June 17, 2018 Our Declaration of Independence states that we are all created equal and enjoy the rights of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The sad joke here is that the “pursuit of happiness” almost never leads to lasting...

Supreme Yoga of Non-Ado

Lucknow, India • Originally created March, 2013 Yoga is the cessation of the turning of thought. When thought ceases spirit stands in its true identity as observer of the world. Patanjali   Ultimately, if you are a sincere yogi interested in liberation, or a...

The Enneagram

“The great gift of the Enneagram is that
it exquisitely describes who you are not.
It shows the veiling of true consciousness
by habits of egoic identification“ ~ Eli


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