The Leela Foundation
Dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal self-realization


Events, retreats, meetings and satsang with Gangaji and Eli Jaxon-Bear. Book your event now!

Public Meeting and Book Reading at New Renaissance Bookshop

August 24
Portland, OR

Public Meeting and Book Reading by Eli


Public Meeting and Book Reading at Book Passage

September 22
Corte Madera, CA

Free Public Meeting and Book Reading by Eli


Living a Free Life Retreat with Gangaji & Eli

February 2 - February 10
Maui, Hawaii

9 Day Retreat

What does it mean to live freely? How do we define freedom? Together we will inquire deeply into our preconceptions of freedom. We will meet the unconditional freedom that is alive in the depth of our heart.

Maximum 50 participants


Open Meeting with Eli

April 12
Ashland, Oregon

Sign up in advance for this open meeting by emailing


The Leela School US – Ego or True Self: The Enneagram for Awakening

April 12 - April 16
Ashland, Oregon

A five day Enneagram retreat for awakening through insight into egoic fixation. Limited to 30 participants.



The Leela School US – True Friend Immersion

April 12 - April 23
Ashland, Oregon

New Class is open for enrollments. Limited to 30 participants.