Special Events


Avatar Adi Da Samraj


Most of our events are listed by region on our Regional Events page. (Some also appear in our Videos of Coming Events.) However, on this page, we list certain special events that may hold a broader-than-regional interest, including: major retreats at the European Danda, The Mountain Of Attention Sanctuary, or elsewhere around the world; celebrations at The Mountain Of Attention; special workshops; lectures, workshops, or retreats featuring one or more of our "A speakers"; exhibitions and events associated with Adi Da's Image-Art; events based on (or associated with) Adi Da's book, Not-Two Is Peace; theatrical events associated with Adi Da's dramatic literature; and more.

  Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightAugust (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.

 

 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJuly (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Celebrate Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, July 23-24, 2016July 23-24, 2016
Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human Guru, Adi Da.
 

July 20 + July 22-24, 2016
30th Anniversary Celebration plus Celebration of Da Purnima
, a five-day celebratory retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands. On Wednesday, July 20, we will celebrate Adi Da's first arrival at the European Danda. The main presentation program will be Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24. Special guests include Adi Da's youngest daughter, Naamleela Free Jones, and many other devotees who were present at the times of Adi Da's visits to the European Danda, who will be telling their leelas. The 30th Anniversary Celebration coincides with devotees' Celebration of Da Purnima.

 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJune (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
May 19, 2016
The Dawn Horse Press will be hosting a special fundraising event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on the Berkeley Marina, in Berkeley, California. Join us for an evening of conversation, presentation, personal testimonies, and refreshment to benefit the ongoing publication of Avatar Adi Da's Wisdom!
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightMay (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
April 22-24, 2016
"The Light Is On!"
, a three-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of the Establishment of the "Radical" Reality-Way of Adidam Ruchiradam, which commemorates the start of Adi Da's Teaching-Work on April 25, 1972, in Los Angeles, California. Retreat host: longtime devotee, Abel Slater.
 
The Searchless Raw DietApril 3, 2016
The Searchless Raw Diet
, a half-day workshop based on Adi Da's wisdom and practical instruction about diet. Topics include: the yoga of right diet; restoring the body to balance, health, and well-being; adapting to and incorporating more raw food in your diet; diet and spiritual practice; demonstration on making blended green drinks and raw treats; recipes for nutritious and delicious raw foods.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightApril (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightMarch (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightFebruary (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJanuary (and later), 2016
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightDecember (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
The Searchless Raw DietNovember 14, 2015
The Searchless Raw Diet
, a half-day workshop based on Adi Da's wisdom and practical instruction about diet. Topics include: the yoga of right diet; restoring the body to balance, health, and well-being; adapting to and incorporating more raw food in your diet; diet and spiritual practice; demonstration on making blended green drinks and raw treats; recipes for nutritious and delicious raw foods.
 
November 6-8, 2015
"I Have Come For the Sake of All Beings"
, a three-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of Da Jayanthi, the 76th Anniversary of Adi Da's Birth. Retreat host: longtime devotee, Anthony Costabile.
 
Adidam India RetreatNovember 6-8, 2015
Adidam India Retreat A three-day retreat in beautiful Lonavla, India. Retreat host: longtime devotee, James Steinberg, author of two books on the guru-devotee relationship. Retreat includes chanting, Darshan, discourse, good company, and Indian vegetarian food. Also: Join us on November 3 in Ganeshpuri, India to celebrate Adi Da's Jayanthi with special pujas!
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightNovember (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Understanding Your Emotional-Sexual LifeOctober 24 , 2015
Understanding Your Emotional-Sexual Life
, an all-day seminar based on Adi Da's wisdom and practical instruction on understanding and transcending core emotional-sexual patterns and strategies, including: vital shock and the ritual of rejection; the unconscious oedipal script; the wound of love; victim consciousness; reactive strategies based in body, emotion, and mind. Led by Abel Slater and Dina Lautman, long-time devotees of Adi Da who were personally trained by Him in emotional-sexual considerations.
 
Adidam Australia RetreatOctober 2-4, 2015
Adidam Australia Retreat
, a weekend "live-in" retreat in Healesville, Victoria (Australia). Retreat hosts: longtime devotees Dean Nugent and Christine Phippen.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightOctober (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightSeptember (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightAugust (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
July 31 - August 2, 2015
A Celebration of the Divine Avatar's Liberating Play — A three-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, celebrating Da Purnima. Host: longtime devotee, Gerald Sheinfeld.
 
Divina.comJuly 9 - October 11, 2015
The Ascent of Orpheus: Between and Beyond Representation and Abstraction — Solo Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art from the Orpheus and Linead Suite at the Bargello Museum. Coinciding with the opening of the Exhibition on July 9, the Florence Dance Company will present the 2015 version of the multimedia ballet event, Divina.com, at the Bargello Museum, in Florence, Italy. The ballet is based on Dante's masterpiece, La Divina Commedia, and takes place in front of a monumental display of the breakthrough digital art of Adi Da Samraj, accompanied by live musical performances. The 2015 performance commemorates the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJuly (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJune (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
The Adidam New York Autumn 2013 Contemplative Retreat: Summer 2015May 29-31, 2015
The Adidam New York Summer 2015 Contemplative Retreat: The True Nature of Spiritual Life and Realization, in Windham, New York. Retreat hosts: longtime devotee Anthony Costabile.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightMay (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightApril (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightMarch (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Death and Dying WebinarFebruary 11, 2015
Death is a Living Process
, a free webinar led by Angelo Druda, and based on the wisdom in Adi Da's pivotal book, Easy Death. Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
 
Adidam Australia RetreatFebruary 6-8, 2015
Adidam Australia Retreat on Aesthetic Ecstasy
, a weekend "live-in" retreat in Healesville, Victoria (Australia). Retreat host: longtime devotee Robert Mignault, who has spent many years developing his Sacred art under Adi Da's guidance and instruction.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightFebruary (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJanuary (and later), 2015
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightDecember (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Celebrate Adi Da's 75th  Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention, November 22, 2014November 22, 2014
Adi Da's 75th Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human birth of the Divine Person, Adi Da.
 
Adidam India RetreatNovember 8-10, 2014
Adidam India Retreat A two-day retreat in Rishikesh, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas. Featured speaker: longtime devotee, James Steinberg, author of two books on the guru-devotee relationship. Retreat includes chanting, Darshan, discourse, good company, and Indian vegetarian food.
 
November 6-9, 2014
"Divine Ecstasy Is Natural to You Because I Have Been Born"
, a three-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of Da Jayanthi, the 75th Anniversary of Adi Da's Birth. Retreat host: longtime devotee, Steve Brown.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightNovember (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Adidam Australia Spring RetreatOctober 23-26, 2014
Adidam Australia Spring Retreat
, a weekend "live-in" retreat at the Gunnebah Retreat Centre in Nobby's Creek, New South Wales (Australia). Retreat host: longtime devotee James Steinberg.
 
The Adidam New York Autumn 2013 Contemplative Retreat: Autumn 2014October 17-19, 2014
The Adidam New York Autumn 2014 Contemplative Retreat: The Conplete Emotional-Sexual Yoga as Given by Adi Da Samraj, in Windham, New York. Retreat hosts: longtime devotees Abel Slater and Dina Lautman.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightOctober (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — An introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Death and Dying CourseEarly September, 2014
Easy Death
, a three-session course led by Angelo Druda, and based on the wisdom in Adi Da's pivotal book, Easy Death. North America: September 3, 10, and 17; Australia / New Zealand: September 4, 11, and 18.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightSeptember (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightAugust (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Death and Dying WebinarJuly 23, 2014
Death and Dying Webinar
, led by Angelo Druda, and based on the wisdom in Adi Da's pivotal book, Easy Death. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 6-7pm PST. Webinar is FREE for all participants.
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents  Quattro Maggiore 2014July 20-21, 2014
The Florence Dance Company presents the 2014 version of the multimedia ballet event, Quattro Maggiore ("The Four Seasons") in the courtyard of the Bargello Museum. Music by Antonio Vivaldi, art by Adi Da Samraj.
 
Celebrate Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, July 27, 2013July 19, 2014
Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human Guru, Adi Da.
 
July 10-13, 2014
Celebrating the Human Manifestation of Divine Light
, a four-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of Da Purnima. Retreat host: longtime devotee, Dennis Duff.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJuly (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
The Adidam New York Autumn 2013 Contemplative Retreat: Summer 2014June 27-29, 2014
The Adidam New York Summer 2014 Contemplative Retreat: Spiritual Life and Practice in a Time of Global Crisis, in Windham, New York.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJune (and later), 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Adi Da Quandra Loka Exhibition, Galerie Pien Rademakers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands May 24 - June 29, 2014
Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at Galerie Pien Rademakers, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. World premiere of large-scale limited edition color photographic work by Adi Da.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightApril-May, 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
April 24-27, 2014
The Universal Gift of Reality Itself
A four-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, celebrating Adi Da's establishment of the Reality-Way of Adidam on April 22, 1972. Led by longtime devotees, Abel Slater and Dina Lautman.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightMarch-April, 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light — A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
An Evening of Devotional Music February 22, 2014
An Evening of Devotional Music in Delhi, India, in honor of Adi Da Samraj. Nirmala Dey vocal and John Wubbenhorst bansuri. Felix Woldenberg will lead chanting.
 
2014 RAW Art Fair , Rotterdam, The Netherlands February 5-9, 2014
Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the 2014 RAW Art Fair, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Three new works from Adi Da's Quandra Loka Suite on exhibit.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightJanuary-February, 2014
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
2013 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair November 24 - December 1, 2013
Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the 2013 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Works from three different periods of Adi Da's Art are exhibited.
 
Celebrate Da Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention, November 16, 2013November 16, 2013
Da Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention
, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human birth of the Divine Person, Adi Da.
 
The Adidam New York Autumn 2013 Contemplative Retreat:  The Gift of Truth ItselfNovember 8-10, 2013
The Adidam New York Autumn 2013 Contemplative Retreat: The Gift of Truth Itself, in Windham, New York.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightNovember-December, 2013
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
October 30 — November 3, 2013
The Gift of Truth Itself, a four-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of Adi Da's Birthday. Retreat host: Anthony Costabile.
 
Adidam India RetreatOctober 24-27, 2013
Adidam India Retreat A four-day retreat in Rishikesh, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the banks of the sacred Ganges River. Featured speaker: longtime devotee, James Steinberg, author of two books on the guru-devotee relationship. Retreat includes a sacred music and art offering, chanting, Darshan, discourse, good company, and Indian vegetarian food.
 
Adidam Australia Spring RetreatOctober 18-20, 2013
Adidam Australia Spring Retreat
, a weekend "live-in" retreat in Healesville, Victoria (Australia). Retreat hosts: longtime devotees Dean Nugent and Christine Phippen.
 
Retreat Among CamelsOctober 11-13, 2013
Retreat Among Camels A two-day retreat offered by Sacred Camel Gardens, in Lake County, California. Retreat, refresh, let go and reconnect with life's simplicity. To the degree that can be achieved, in two days of guided retreat, you will find yourself integrating with the camels to a point where you will feel "herd-connected". Retreat Guide: Stuart Camps.
 
2013 STRARTA Art Fair , London October 9-13, 2013
Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the 2013 STRARTA Art Fair, in the Saatchi Gallery, London.
 
Reality, Truth, and Conscious LightSeptember, 2013
Reality, Truth, and Conscious Light A special 90-minute introductory presentation on the Life, Teaching, and Living Spiritual Presence of Avatar Adi Da Samraj (1939-2008). Learn about His core teaching on the nature of reality, the illusion of the separate self, and the nature of human suffering. Experience Adi Da's transformative Spiritual Presence through His Teaching and Sacred Sightings. Hear stories and testimonials from His longtime devotees, and see never-published video discourses of Him speaking.
 
Celebrate Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, July 27, 2013July 27, 2013
Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention
, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human Guru, Adi Da.
 
July 25-28, 2013
The Ecstatic Life of Relationship to the Divine Avatar
, a four-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, coinciding with the Celebration of Da Purnima. Retreat host: James Steinberg.
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents  Quattro Maggiore 2013July 9-10, 2013
The Florence Dance Company presents the 2013 version of the multimedia ballet event, Quattro Maggiore ("The Four Seasons") in the courtyard of the Bargello Museum. Music by Antonio Vivaldi, art by Adi Da Samraj.
 
Come and Bathe In My "Bright" LightJuly 5-7, 2013
Come and Bathe In My "Bright" Light
, a weekend "live-in" retreat in Healesville, Victoria (Australia). Retreat hosts: Jan Bucknell, Sally Taylor, and Frans van den Bossche.
 
Easy Death SeminarJune 22, 2013
Easy Death seminar
, led by Angelo Druda, and based on the wisdom in Adi Da's pivotal book, Easy Death. June 22, 2013, in San Rafael, California.
 
UNSRC S.E.A.T. Talk by William StrangerJune 11, 2013
William Stranger, talk: The Two and the One: Beyond the East-West Divide, in the Secretariat Building of the United Nations. Sponsored by UNSRC S.E.A.T. (United Nations Staff Recreation Council Society for Enlightenment and Transformation).
 
Retreat Among CamelsMay 3-5, 2013
Retreat Among Camels
A two-day retreat offered by Sacred Camel Gardens, in Lake County, California. Retreat, refresh, let go and reconnect with life's simplicity. To the degree that can be achieved, in two days of guided retreat, you will find yourself integrating with the camels to a point where you will feel "herd-connected". Retreat Guide: Stuart Camps.
 
April 25-28, 2013
The Teaching-Work Begins
A four-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, celebrating Adi Da's establishment of the Reality-Way of Adidam on April 22, 1972. Led by longtime devotees, Anthony Costabile, Eileen McCarthy, Sally Taylor, and Frans ven den Bossche.
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents Not-Two Is Peace, 2013March 15 & 17, 2013
The Florence Dance Company presents the 2013 version of the multimedia ballet event, Not-Two Is Peace, at the Bargello National Museum, in Florence Italy. "Where artistic expression and a message for peace become one." The 2013 version will have more dance (three new sets of dancers), more music (a live orchestra and a three-piece choir), and more art.
 
Weekend Retreat: New Zealand Adidam Centre March 1-3, 2013
"Come and Bathe in My Bright Light"
Weekend retreat at the Seibel Road Adidam Centre, in Henderson Valley, New Zealand.
 
February 16-17, 2013
"The Art of Adi Da Samraj and Not-Two Is Peace"
A two-day retreat at the European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands, led by Ruchiradama Nadikanta.
 
Realisme 2013 Art Fair Exhibition January 17-20, 2013
Quandra Loka
: Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the Realisme 2013 Art Fair, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 
2012 Luxury Fair Exhibition December 6-10, 2012
Quandra Loka
: Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the 2012 Luxury Fair, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 
The 2012 Celebration of Light-In-EverybodyDecember, 2012
The 2012 Celebration of "Light-In-Everybody"
An occasion of music, leelas, joy and seasonal good company, celebrated around the world. From Washington, DC to New Zealand: you are invited!
 
November 30 - December 2, 2012
Enter My Sphere (and Leave Yours)
A three-day retreat in Melbourne, Australia, led by longtime devotees Dean Nugent and Christine Phippen.
 
Celebrate Da Mahasamadhi at The Mountain Of Attention, November 4, 2012November 25, 2012
Da Mahasamadhi at The Mountain Of Attention
, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in honoring the event of Adi Da's passing from the body on November 27, 2008, at Adi Da Samrajashram, and celebrating His Eternal Presence beyond His human lifetime.
 
2012 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair Exhibition November 18-25, 2012
Quandra Loka
: Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the 2012 PAN Amsterdam Art Fair, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 

Celebrate Da Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention, November 4, 2012November 4, 2012
Da Jayanthi at The Mountain Of Attention
, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human birth of the Divine Person, Adi Da.

 
November 1-4, 2012
The Extraordinary Life and Spiritual Revelation of Adi Da Samraj: A Four-Day Retreat
The European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands. Led by longtime devotees Eileen McCarthy and Anthony Costabile.
 
The Adidam New York Summer 2012 Contemplative Retreat:  Reality, Truth, and HappinessSeptember 28-30, 2012
The Adidam New York Autumn 2012 Contemplative Retreat: Reality, Truth, and Happiness.
 
Fiji Day Fundraiser 2012September 21, 2012
NI SA BULA! Please join us (in person or in the DC area via broadcast) for our 2012 Fiji Day Fundraiser.
 
Not-Two Is Peace Ballet ScreeningSeptember 2 & 8, 2012
First video screenings of The Not-Two Is Peace Ballet event, in Echt, Netherlands and Melbourne, Australia. More screenings planned . . . check this page for locations and times.
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents Not-Two Is Peace, 2012July 22-23, 2012
The Florence Dance Company presents the 2012 version of the multimedia ballet event, Not-Two Is Peace, at the Bargello National Museum, in Florence Italy. "Where artistic expression and a message for peace become one." The 2012 version will have more dance, more music, and more art.
 

Celebrate Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention, July 7, 2012July 7, 2012
Da Purnima at The Mountain Of Attention
, Lake County, California. Come join devotees in celebrating the Extraordinary Gift to all beings forever of the human Guru, Adi Da.

 
July 5-8, 2012
"I Have Appeared From the Realm Of Light"
A four-day retreat at the European Danda, Annendaalderweg 10, 6105AT in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands. A devotional, literary, theatrical, and artistic happening, led by longtime devotee Steve Brown, with special guests Ruchiradama Nadikanta, Naamleela Free Jones, and Ruy Carpenter.
 
The Adidam New York Summer 2012 Contemplative Retreat:  My Bright Gift Of Perfectly Egoless Conscious LightJune 8-10, 2012
The Adidam New York Summer 2012 Contemplative Retreat: My "Bright" Gift Of Perfectly Egoless Conscious Light.
 
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Deibel Road Adidam CentreMarch 17, 2012
Adidam Centre Open Day
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Seibel Road Adidam Centre, in Henderson Valley, New Zealand.
 
March 8-11, 2012
Divine Distraction: A Four-Day Retreat
The European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands. Led by longtime devotee James Steinberg.
 
March 4, 2012
35 Vuotta Mestarini Kanssaa
"35 Years with My Master." FIRST EVER Adidam event in Finland. Place: Helsinki. Guest speaker: James Steinberg.
 
The Celebration of Light-In-EverybodyDecember 10-18, 2011
The Celebration of "Light-In-Everybody"
. An occasion of music, leelas, joy and seasonal good company, celebrated around the world. From San Francisco to London: you are invited!
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents Not-Two Is PeaceDecember 2-3, 2011
The Florence Dance Company presents Not-Two Is Peace, at the Sala Vanni Piazza del Carmine, Florence Italy. "Where artistic expression and a message for peace become one."
 
The Florence Dance Company Presents Not-Two Is PeaceOctober 30, 2011
The Florence Dance Company presents Not-Two Is Peace, at the Sala Vanni Piazza del Carmine, Florence Italy. "Where artistic expression and a message for peace become one."
 
Reality, Truth, and Happiness: A Four-Day RetreatOctober 6-9, 2011
Reality, Truth, and Happiness: A Four-Day Retreat
The European Danda, in Maria Hoop, the Netherlands.
 
The Adidam New York Autumn 2011 Contemplative Retreat:  After The Passing Of The MasterSeptember 23-25, 2011
The Adidam New York Autumn 2011 Contemplative Retreat: After The Passing Of The Master.
 
Seminar: The First Three Stages of LifeSeptember 17, 2011
Full-day Seminar: The First Three Stages of Life: Build the Foundation of "Full Human Maturity, Natick, MA. Seminar Host: Richard Silk, M.Ed.
 
Solo Exhibition at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA September 8 - October 8, 2011
Orpheus and Linead
: Solo Exhibition of Adi Da's Image-Art at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery, in Beverly Hills, California. Curated by acclaimed art critic and art historian, Achille Bonito Oliva. (As of this moment, it looks like there will also be an Art Panel at the exhibition, moderated by Peter Frank on September 22, 2011.)
 
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills, CaliforniaJanuary 28, 2011
Dr. Hugh O'Doherty, talk: Not-Two Is Peace: A New Paradigm for Global Peace and Security. Sponsored by UNSRC S.E.A.T. (United Nations Staff Recreation Council Society for Enlightenment and Transformation)
 

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