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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
An unprecedented opportunity to discover the priceless jewels hidden within the depths of esoteric Christianity and to create the inner transformation that unites heaven and earth...
Be prepared to radically open your heart, expand your mind, awaken to an embodied divinity, and be inspired to walk a path of sacred action in the world
If you’re like most Westerners, you were likely raised in some form of Christian faith, or at least had your spiritual life strongly influenced by it.
But as time progressed and you matured on your spiritual path, you may have grown away from the Christian tradition.
In our internet-driven, post-modern world, with virtually every spiritual tradition now available to us – from yoga to vipassana to human potential workshops – Christianity may now seem a little passé.
Perhaps you even “threw out the baby with the bathwater” by rejecting all of the esoteric wisdom hidden within the life and teachings of Jesus.
When we also consider the injustices that have been committed in the name of religion, it’s easy to understand why many people have left behind their religious roots in favor of a more “spiritual but not religious” path.
But what if there was a deeper message and higher potential hidden within the Christian lineage that could help you crack open your heart, awaken you to an embodied divinity, and inspire you to walk a path of sacred action in the world?
What if the prophecies of a Second Coming were not about the arrival of a Messiah, but instead refers to hundreds, then thousands and even millions who dare to walk in Jesus’ footsteps and become divine humans? And what if this is part of the change that the world really needs now?
By seeing Jesus’s life with fresh eyes, we take him off the pedestal as an untouchable Savior and begin to see him as a way-shower for all of us to embody more of our innate divinity as we co-create a more just and compassionate world.
Seen in this new light, the Christ path is a gateway into our divinity, creating a sacred marriage of heaven and earth, literally bringing more Godforce down into form through our bodies and relationships. This requires a healing of the split of masculine and feminine. It requires a passion for justice. It means that we pass through some intense purifying fires – what some know as the transfiguration. We learn to heal. Love. Speak total truth. And serve.
And it’s exactly what Jesus himself meant when he said, “All these things ye shall do and more.”
The Christ that Christians Often Don’t Hear About
It’s important to remember that Jesus himself was not a Christian; he was in fact a mystic, a maverick, and some might even say a rebel. The stories of his early travels to places such as Egypt and India have credible evidence and indicate that Jesus was much more experienced with a diversity of paths than we have been led to believe.
He had an unusually egalitarian relationship with women, broke social taboos and boundaries, and challenged the hypocrisy of those in power.
Also, as much as he taught about the importance of forgiveness and “loving thy neighbor,” he also embodied a fierce love and passion for justice unrivaled by other major spiritual teachers throughout history.
And yet, over the millennia, the Christian Church has masked the full intensity, splendor and esoteric depth of Jesus’ teachings and consequently turned him into a caricature of his true self, which was profoundly human as well as radiantly divine. These seeds were planted early and by the time Christianity became the state religion of Rome, much of its raw, liberating message was lost. In the process, we forgot that we ourselves can also be divinized.
Jesus taught that there was nothing in him that is not in us. But it’s far easier to put him on a pedestal as the “only” Son of God rather than learn from his example and walk in his shoes.
Rediscovering the Hidden Teaching and Meaning of the Christ Path
Fortunately, there is a very gifted teacher that is blazing a trail back into the sacred heart of the mysteries buried in the depths of the Christian lineage.
That man is the renowned mystic Andrew Harvey.
You may know Andrew as the prolific author of over 40 books and spiritual classics, including The Essential Mystics, The Son of Man and The Heart of Yoga, but if you haven’t read his work or heard him speak, prepare to be amazed.
Andrew is one of the world’s leading sacred scholars, as well one of the most profoundly inspired and illuminating speakers on the subject of esoteric Christianity and mysticism.
According to Andrew, the world is at a precipice and we need a spiritual path that goes beyond love and light to give us a roadmap for the transfiguration of our world.
Andrew believes that the deeper Christ teachings hold the essential key for our individual healing and collective awakening: they are the gateway into the sacred marriage of divine feminine and masculine, the portal for understanding the dark night, and the guide to the alchemical journey in which we turn our lead into gold.
In Andrew’s view, it’s time for the world to embrace a full spectrum view of Jesus, one that encompasses his embodiment as well as his transcendence, his awakened heart and his fierce love in action.
This full spectrum path can help us address the urgent crises that we now face.
Contrary to popular belief, Jesus’ central message was not to blindly follow him into some transcendent paradise, but to discover the Christ within you, and within all things, and to thus embody the divine human, literally marrying heaven with earth. That is the real solution to our current challenges.
This is why we are so excited to offer this groundbreaking 7-week course with Andrew Harvey entitled: The Christ Path.
During this transformational training you will dive deep into the mysteries of Jesus’ hidden teachings and the mystics who followed him and discover how to embody more divinity in your daily life.
If you’re ready to rediscover the profound beauty and transformative wisdom hidden within the Christian lineage, this training is for you.
A Powerful Initiation Into Your Christ Nature
The Christ Path is more of an initiation or a rite of passage than a typical online course.
During the 7-Week journey, Andrew will illuminate many myths about the historical Jesus and tip over a few “sacred cows” about religion in general. He’ll bring forward truths about sacred sexuality, radical embodiment, and the birth of the truly Divine Child in each of us. He’ll also rattle the cages of limiting beliefs we have about ourselves and call us into profound service.
So if you’re fixated on bliss alone, escapism or any form of fundamentalist, this course is definitely not for you.
However, if you are on a spiritual path with an open heart and mind, and are looking for a more embodied, real and full-spectrum teaching to awaken the full divinity within you, then this training is perfect for you. It will resurrect your relationship with the Christian tradition and place it in a truly global, post-modern context.
Over this 7-session virtual intensive, Andrew will guide you through the core fundamentals and practices to awaken and embody Christ consciousness and energy in your daily life. You’ll learn the essential stages of the divinization process and experience a clear vision of how this evolution into divine humanity unfolds.
You’ll reconnect with the esoteric teachings of Jesus and understand how to act in alignment with sacred love and wisdom in the world.
You’ll also experience weekly potent practices of heart, mind and body that you can consistently apply – so that divine love and wisdom can act through you to transform the world.
What You’ll Discover in These 7 Sessions
Each teaching, contemplation and training session will build harmoniously upon the next, so that you’ll develop a complete, holistic understanding of the practices, tools and principles you’ll need to engage the Christ path with clarity, rigor, and transformative power.
You’ll emerge with:
- a more holistic vision of Christianity and the life of Jesus
- a reunion of the sacred masculine and feminine within you
- greater competence in navigating crises and the “dark night” of the spiritual path
- a more open and generous heart
- a deeper understanding of embodiment, giving you the capacity to increasingly live as love
- a profound commitment to bring heaven down to earth
Regular class sessions are on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM US Pacific time.
Rediscover the Christ Path
Awakening the Divine Human
- Discover the deeper esoteric meaning behind Jesus’ life and teachings
- Illuminate the steps of the mystical path to awaken and embody Christ consciousness
- Learn the authentic stages of the unfoldment of the divine human
- Dispel distorting myths that we’ve inherited from as far back as the Roman Empire
- Clarify the relationship between the historical Jesus and mystical Christ
- Understand how the Christ in you can help transform our current planetary crisis and heal it at its roots
- Learn why embodied spirituality and sacred love in action are essential for humanity at this time
- Understand how to avoid key pitfalls, detours and distractions on the spiritual path
- Activate foundational practices of contemplation, heart, and prayer to accelerate your journey on the Christ Path.
Embrace the Sacred Feminine
Unveiling the Mystery of the Mother
- Reclaim the mystery of the divine feminine and her passion for justice
- Recover Jesus’ hidden teachings about the divine feminine, the importance of balancing it with the divine masculine
- See Mother Mary as the crucial counterpart of Jesus – the embodiment of the Divine Mother in all her tenderness and ferocity
- Experience deeper mystical practices to the connect with the Divine Mother
- Enter a new understanding of the Black Madonna – the fierce side of the divine feminine and an archetype of the crucifixion and resurrection.
- Experience practices of the Dark Feminine, the mystical fire of dissolution that brings about the alchemical rebirth
Activate the Divine Masculine
Awakening to the Heart of the Godforce
- Understand Jesus and his role as the embodiment of the sacred masculine
- Learn how Jesus’ teachings became distorted by the unconscious patriarchy and how you can reclaim the authentic glory of the masculine
- Reconnect with the Divine Father as infinite power, wisdom and justice
- Learn transformative practices to connect with the Divine Father
- Understand how to heal the Dark Patriarchy – the unconscious shadow side of the masculine that has dominated the world for the last 2000 years
- Learn practices to heal the imbalance in the individual and collective psyche
Birthing the Divine Child
The Alchemical Mystery of Creation
- Discover the esoteric teachings of the sacred androgyne – the divine child
- Understand the crucifixion as a sacred birthing mystery
- Awaken to the role of the divine masculine and feminine as partners in creation
- Experience the wisdom of the divine child in its innocence, purity and vulnerability
- Learn sacred practices to connect with the divine child for healing and renewal
Walking the Christ Path
The Authentic Stages of Spiritual Unfoldment
- Open up the teachings of the Gospels and see them with new eyes
- Discover the core of the mystical path to embody Christ consciousness
- Learn about the four stages of evolution into the divine human
- Learn to navigate the fires of purgation – in order to purify yourself to receive the light
- Recognize and avoid the pitfalls, perils and temptations on the path of illumination
- Experience union by passing through the dark night into the new dawn
- Become a midwife for the birth of divine consciousness into the world
- Explore the mystery of theosis – the transfiguration process that is the real meaning of the Second Coming.
Marrying the Light and Shadow, Soul and Body
The Mystical Union of Opposites
- Discover the deep Yoga of Christianity – the tantric union of the divine masculine and feminine
- See the nature and reality of evil in a more multi-dimensional way
- Awaken to the power of the light – heeding the transcendent call of the divine – bringing that power into our personal and collective shadows
- Harvest the wisdom of the shadow, which brings you back into the body to minister to the suffering of the world
- Learn how to balance the call to transcend to your divinity with the call to fully embody your humanity
- Transform your lust for power into a passion to serve
- Learn simple, powerful practices to unify the light and shadow, soul and body that will set you on the path of living as a Christed being.
Sacred Activism & the Divine Human
Bringing Heaven Back to Earth
- Learn the art and discipline of sacred activism – awakened love and service in action
- Understand the evolutionary re-engagement necessary to complete the birth of your divine humanity
- Learn how heaven and earth reunite through us and our bodies
- Go beyond the pursuit of personal enlightenment to discover how you can co-create an awakened culture and society
- Experience powerful practices to awaken and embody more of your innate divinity through focused prayer and action that flows from your heart
- Discover how to embody your unique expression of Christ consciousness in everyday life
The Christ Path Bonus Collection
In addition to Andrew Harvey’s transformative 7-Week course, you’ll also receive these powerful training sessions with the world’s leading visionaries and teachers. These bonus sessions will complement the course, deepening your understanding and practices.
Cosmic Christ Video Training
with Matthew Fox and Andrew Harvey
In this powerful video session, these two renowned teachers, author and mystics, who are also great friends, discuss the great divine presence in all creation. The intimate exploration frees Jesus from the box that theology has placed him in and makes him a guide to your union with the universe.
Matthew Fox is author of 28 books including Original Blessing:The Reinvention of Work; Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet; One River, Many Wells: Wisdom Springing from Global Faiths; A Spirituality Named Compassion; A New Reformation!; and The A.W.E. Project: Reinventing Education, Reinventing the Human. Matthew Fox was a member of the Dominican Order for 34 years. He holds a doctorate (received summa cum laude) in the History and Theology of Spirituality from the Institut Catholique de Paris.
The Dark Force and Transformation
Audio training with Caroline Myss and Andrew Harvey
One of the most vexing spiritual questions has to do with the nature of evil – otherwise known as the shadow or the Dark Force – and how best to address it with spiritual maturity. New age philosophies often simply ignore the subject or pretend it doesn’t exist. Fundamentalists create wars against perceived evil without owning it in themselves.
In this groundbreaking dialogue, one of the most innovative mystical teachers of our day, Caroline Myss, dialogues with Andrew on how we can develop a psychologically and spiritually sophisticated view of the Dark Force and bravely address worldly horrors without simply battling our own shadow projections. When we can see the Dark Force operating in our lives with honesty and own the piece of our hearts that indulges in destructive behaviors, we can act in a far more clear-eyed way in the face of injustice, depravity, and other perils of embodied life. This sophistication is especially important as we address the numerous humanitarian crises we are faced with. Get ready for a scintillating and illuminating dialogue between two great mystics and committed activists.
Caroline Myss is a five-time New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned speaker in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality and mysticism, health, energy medicine, and the science of medical intuition. Caroline established her own educational institute in 2003, CMED (Caroline Myss Education), which offers a diverse array of programs devoted to personal development and draws students from all over the world. In addition to hosting a weekly radio show on the Hay House network, Caroline maintains a rigorous international workshop and lecture schedule.
"Christ Path Intensive Audio Package"
3 audio sessions from Andrew’s Christ Path Advanced Program
For this special package, Andrew specifically picked these 3 sessions from his 9 month Christ Path Intensive course as important enhancements to your 7-week journey. You’ll receive:
Session 1: Mary as the Black Madonna
The Black Madonna has been a beloved icon of devotion for Andrew for over 25 years. In this rich, 90 minute recording, he shares all that has drawn him to her. You will learn about her mysterious origins, attempts by patriarchal forces to suppress her original meaning, and how you can become even closer to Christ through your own embodiment of her essence. Through Andrew’s personal stories, historical accounts, and poetry, this very special audio brings you into the fullness of this Madonna’s centuries’ old energies. You’ll learn that by embracing these energies, especially her darkness – which often comes to us in the breaking open of our hearts – we most fully learn compassion. The way of the Black Madonna also shows us passion, naked honesty, vibrancy, gypsy wildness, and the wisdom of what needs to be done–for us as individuals and for the world.
Session 2: Two Revelations of the Black Madonna
In this deep dive into the mystical secrets of the Black Madonna, Andrew invites you to open to the dark Mary as mother of all, the Earth and the Heavens. You will learn the gifts of a spiritual journey that includes surrendering to this revered icon and allowing her wild, fiery passion, what Andrew calls true divine love, to fill your heart. This special 90-minute audio includes the seven aspects of the Black Madonna, which in knowing completely and surrendering to, you can make a quantum leap in your own evolution. Andrew shares that it is our ever-deepening awareness of her that is the key to understanding our time, the birth of the Divine and of our own inner Christ.
Session 3: Jesus as Shaman
In this special 90-minute session with Andrew, you’ll learn about and experience the depths of passion and power in Jesus as Shaman. Andrew shares the universal story and hard-earned transformation of the Shaman: his intense spiritual crisis, his separation from his tribe, and the new-life creation born from his journey. And he shares his own powerful, not-to-be-missed story of Shamanic initiation. This is a profound audio that takes you to the core of power that emanates from Jesus’s Shamanic presence and guides you to your own human divinity for a truly embodied integration of Christ consciousness.
What Christ Path Graduates Are Saying...
“I LOVED this course. It brought me to tears several times! The content was superb. The extras were thought-provoking and relevant to today’s issues. I found Andrew himself to be such a shining example of the kind of human we can ALL be. He’s a great example of humility and grace, and his knowledge of the subject matter is both academic and personal. To live the way he does is something to aspire to – or to "let loose" from within! Thanks SO much! More, more, more Andrew Harvey, please!”
– Lisa Talamantez, Chicago, IL
“The Christ Path with Andrew Harvey was a life changing experience. Every lecture was the perfect balance of grounded realism and Spiritual ecstasy. I am so grateful for this beloved, authentic, passionate and visionary soul and the urgent message he brings at this time. I hope his message is heard by many for the sake of the planet and all beings!”
– Amata Boccella, La Cienega, New Mexico
“The Christ Path course was life altering. It offered a clear, challenging and supportive template for continuing on the vital evolutionary path of the sacred activist. Andrew Harvey is a true reflection of what a divine human is and his teaching style is exceptional.”
– Melanie, Herndon, Va
“This course was such a blessing for me. I have been studying Andrew’s teachings on the Mystic Christ Path for several years. Andrew is more than a pioneer in this area, he is a visionary and a prophet for our time. The richness of his scholarly work and the depth of his personal mystical insights are so far ahead of anyone else’s teaching at this time. The world is finally starting to catch up with him and we are all blessed that he continues to share so generously with the world. Thank you The Shift Network for making his teachings available in a format that makes it easy to access and study in even more depth. His teachings are truly priceless.”
– Stephanie, Charlotte, North Carolina
“This course profoundly stirred my soul, gave me clarity on my meandering spiritual journey of decades and a sense of coming home. The Vision Andrew shared and the practices he offered are a wonderful start to finding my way ahead on this awesome Path.”
– Evelyn, Arizona
“Andrew Harvey is the living proof of what he is speaking about and his love and compassion for Christ and for the Christ Path shines through every word he speaks. His whole being is enlightened by the Christ energy. He is a very powerful and touching ‘love generator’.”
– Christine, Austria
“Andrew’s teaching was intense, exciting and captivating, and I highly recommend the Christ path for anyone seeking further enlightenment on this extraordinarily uplifting subject matter!!”
– Rich Jacobs Denver, CO
“Sometimes it happens that just the right information and encouragement comes along at just the right time in my spiritual walk. Andrew Harvey’s teaching had the beautiful and timely feel of a personal miracle for me. I am very grateful.”
– Joan Marie Cook, Texarkana, Texas
“The course gave me roots to a new understanding of Jesus and his story- and the radical importance it has for our humanity. integrating these aspects of the Christ path opens new possibilities for stepping into action from a radical loving place.”
– Elena, Slovakia
“I AM truly BLESSED to have been able to take part in this course. I have benefitted GREATLY from listening to Andrews lectures over and over on a daily basis.. they have changed my life...There is so much to absorb and each day I have gained another GEM... Thank YOU Andrew and team,”
– Jean, South Africa
Here’s What You’ll Receive
Seven 90-Minute Class Sessions with Andrew Harvey (Pre-recorded teachings and live Q&A)
Experience a rare opportunity to learn from one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers from the comfort of your own home. Each class session will consist of a broadcast of Andrew’s pre-recorded lecture, guiding you toward the specific skills and abilities to awaken your spiritual potential. Following the lectures, Andrew will come on LIVE every week for 30 mins or more of Q&A time, so you can then have all your questions answered.
Seven Audio Recordings of Each Class Session
After each class, the audio of the lectures and live Q&A will be available to you to download in high quality MP3 format. This way, you’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere – on your iPod, in your car, and at your convenience.
Seven recorded Q&A Sessions with Andrew Harvey from 2013
Not only will you have time each week to engage with Andrew live and ask questions, but you will also receive over 3 hours of recorded Q&A sessions from Andrew’s 2013 course. These special recordings will be available to download and will take your learning even deeper.
Seven PDF Transcripts of Each Class Session
In addition to the high quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. This way you can review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices that you’ll learn.
Seven 30-Minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions
Following each class session there will be a live 30-minute interactive practice session, where you will be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons.
Our online Facebook community is the perfect place to continue your learning after each class and share your breakthroughs and epiphanies. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students – and get access to additional resources to take your learning experience to an even deeper level.
"Christ Path" BONUS Collection
- Matthew Fox and Andrew Harvey Video Training – Cosmic Christ
- Caroline Myss and Andrew Harvey session – The Dark Force and Transformation
- Christ Path Intensive Audio Package (3 sessions)
An Unprecedented Opportunity to Embody Christ Consciousness
We at The Shift Network feel deeply honored that Andrew Harvey has chosen to partner with us on this exclusive online training. As you may know, this is a rare opportunity to learn directly from a modern mystic and renowned scholar who draws upon age-old wisdom and connect with a global community of like minds and hearts who are doing this important and transformative work.
Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals, which would cost thousands of dollars). But you’ll be able to benefit from Andrew’s incredible teachings and exercises from the comfort of your home – at your own pace!
If you are serious about deepening your spiritual life and embodiment of Christ Consciousness, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training with Andrew Harvey.
If you’re ready to take the next step on your powerful spiritual journey, click the register button below to reserve your space now.
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About Andrew Harvey
Andrew Harvey is an author, speaker and founder/director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective and practical agents of institutional and systemic change, in order to create peace and sustainability.
Andrew Harvey has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as at various spiritual centers throughout the U.S. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary The Making of a Modern Mystic and appears also in Rumi Turning Ecstatic and The Consciousness of the Christ: Reclaiming Jesus for A New Humanity. He is also coauthor of the best-selling The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying and has worked with the great Iranian Sufi dancer, Banafsheh Sayyad, in producing a film, In the Fire of Grace, which marries Sufi inspired dances to the stages of Rumi’s understanding of the path of Divine love.
He has written and edited over 30 books and received many awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Mind Body Spirit Award.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage cutting edge teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.
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Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing scheduled calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.
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A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects, and growth throughout the Course.
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