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Staying Connected

Folks at Ingenium have a common affinity for

"Human Potential and Spiritual Evolution"

where we combine our highest aspirations of

creativity, personal growth, and interpersonal connection. 

All of our offerings are eclectic and non-religious. They strive to balance

deep introspection with a sense of lighthearted inspiration. 

See below for current activities and check back for future developments.

"Connection Games"

Connection Games integrates various social modalities to produce "spontaneous improvisational, relational art", and where "vulnerable courageous connection is the new norm".  Mihai Banulescu as well as other gifted leaders occasionally facilitate small, intimate gatherings geared towards building deep platonic bonds and growing community that feels like chosen family.  Check our MeetUp site!

Special Meditations at Ingenium

We often begin with soft music or a simple guided meditation, followed by silent Sitting. Yoga or another special activity is sometimes offered too. Join us after for relaxed personal sharing.  RSVP on our MeetUp site.

Meditation, Yoga & Movement Arts

Residents and guests are welcome to use the meditation space on their own during the day for sitting, yoga, and other movement or healing arts. 

Art, Nature & Spirit

Join us for a fun exploration of creating in the natural world.  Inspired by the work of Andy Goldsworthy, we'll engage together in film viewings, regional workshops, field trips and local collaborative pieces, both on the Inenium property and in the surrounding area.  Check out our "Creativity Trail" when you come to visit, and/or send us a message if this nature-play excites your interest.

Compassionate Communication & Cooperative Processing

Open to those who are actively pursuing residency. We meet with Peter Cohen, certified Compassionate Communication (NVC) & consensus trainer. Usually held the second Wednesday evening of the month at Peter's studio downtown Nevada City.

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Loving Awareness Here Now Sangha

The second and fourth Friday of the month, 7 - 9 pm. 

Let's come together for connection, introspection, insight, inner transformation, sharing from the heart, growing close as friends, and a sense of "Walking Each Other Home". Each evening will include a recorded talk by Baba Ram Dass, a 20 minute meditation, and a discussion/personal sharing after. Click here for details.  

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Informal Study of the

Diamond Heart/Diamond Approach®   

Some members and friends of Ingenium are exploring the "Diamond Approach®" to personal growth and spirituality, a "dynamic, evolving teaching that leads to openness, freedom, and realization of the many dimensions of our human potential—especially the amazing secrets of our spiritual nature".  Ask about joining a study group; and learn more about the Diamond Approach® at this link.

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Seva Day!  Saturday, August 19th

Seva Day is a wonderful time when we get to experience each other's spirit in service, surrounded by nature. We'll start at 11 o'clock and wander down to the cool shade of the creek for a few hours of giving love to the trail. Bring water to drink, loppers, saws, gloves etc. Then, during the heat of the day we'll enjoy the sandy beach and the paddleboards at the pond. Bring a towel and swim gear. Afterwards, we'll share a delicious Indian dinner together! RSVP on our MeetUp group: https://www.meetup.com/ram-dass-fellowship-nevada-county-ca-loving-awareness/events/294938923/ 

Or send an email to Connect@LovingAwarenessSangha.org

Do RSVP early so that we can count you in for dinner.

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Sangha Movie Night On The Beach! Friday, September 1st, 7:30pm

 

We'll watch an uplifting movie with depth and insight, after sunset by the pond. Bring blankets, flashlight, & snack to share if you like.  Dress warmly as it often gets cool here once the sun goes down, even on hot days. 

 

Outdoor movie night under the stars is one of our all-time favorite gatherings of the year.  Feel free to come early to try out the paddleboards! Friends welcom. Free. No smoking, alcohol or pets please.

RSVP here:https://fb.me/e/JmYgeT5d

Or send an email to Connect@LovingAwarenessSangha.org

and you will be sent directions & details on Thursday evening, 8/31.

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Special Loving Awareness Gratitude Gathering: Meditation, Potluck, Talents & Games! 

 

Friday, November 24th 5pm 

Along with our regular Sangha Gathering, we'll have a potluck afterwards and each guest is encouraged to bring a story or song or poem, or talent or game to share afterwards, all in a spirit of Gratitude for life, for our world, and especially for each other. This will be a really lovely, warm, and inspiring evening; and yet another chance for our Sangha to grow closer together. Newcomers always welcome.

Please note, this Sangha evening starts at 5pm; doors open at 4:40 to settle in and start on time.

* No pets, smokes, vapes or alcohol please * 

 

RSVP by sending an email to Connect@LovingAwarenessSangha.org and you will be sent directions and details by Thursday evening 11/23. 

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