World Center in Lenox, USA

EnlightenNext World Center

The EnlightenNext World Center, situated on a beautiful 220-acre estate historically known as Foxhollow, is home to Andrew Cohen and his largest body of students. Located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts, it is an easy 2-3 hour drive from New York City and Boston. The EnlightenNext World Center is a 21st century ashram, providing an ideal environment for retreats with Andrew Cohen and for Enlightened Communication discussion groups. It also houses the main offices of EnlightenNext Magazine and is a popular venue for the international speakers series Voices from the Edge.

"Traditionally, enlightenment has been defined as a profound awakening to the Ground of Being - an awakening in which the seeker finds liberation through transcending the world of time and space.

"But in the new enlightenment, which is redefined in an evolutionary context, the discovery of this primordial ground is not an end in itself. It becomes the essential foundation from which the individual is freed to participate wholeheartedly in the evolutionary process.

"What arises out of that ground is an impulse to evolve, which I call the Authentic Self, and the goal of Evolutionary Enlightenment is to liberate this creative principle in human consciousness so that it can transform us and the world around us."

- Andrew Cohen

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