Jeff Carreira

Jeff Carreira Contributing Teacher

Nora Bateson
Founder and Guiding Teacher
Jeff Carreira
e: jeff@jeffcarreira.com
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Meditation, Awakening and Paradigm Shifting

About Jeff

Jeff Carreira is a mystical philosopher and spiritual guide. He is the author of eleven books on meditation and philosophy. He teaches online programs and leads retreats throughout the world that teach people how to let go of their current perceptual habits so they are free to participate in the creation of a new paradigm. To put it simply, he supports people to live a spiritually inspired life, free from the constraints of fear, worry and self-doubt, and aligned with their own deepest sense of meaning and purpose.

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Life has conditioned all of us to be fearful and self-protective. Some of us eventually feel suffocated by the mental and emotional habits that keep us from living a passionate and spontaneously free life. We long to be liberated from the invisible ties that seem to bind us. We know more is possible and we start searching for a life that matches our true potential.

I was quite young when my own spiritual search began. At the age of about seven, I began spending time locked in my father’s car in our driveway trying to stop my mind from thinking. Somehow, I knew that if I could do that, I would discover something wonderful.

But like so many of us, I forgot about my early spiritual aspirations and got swept up in the cultural script of career and relationship. I studied physics, worked as an engineer and got married. Eventually my work as an engineer felt empty, so I earned a graduate degree in education and became a schoolteacher and later a school administrator. By most standards I was pretty successful, and yet I felt empty and existentially unfulfilled.

My life took a dramatic turn when I left everything and everyone behind and joined a radical spiritual community. For the next twenty years, I devoted myself entirely to spiritual pursuits. I spent many hours every day meditating, chanting, reading and studying, all in a single pointed pursuit of the ever-elusive goal of enlightenment.

During those years in community, I was blessed with many spiritual breakthrough experiences. I was ripped open by dramatic bursts of kundalini energy shooting up from the base of my spine through the top of my head. I spent days in states of conscious awareness that remained steady through all stages of waking and sleeping. I felt a mystical expansion that didn’t stop until my body was the size of the entire cosmos. And in the middle of it, I remembered that I had been able to freely will myself into this sense of cosmic consciousness as a young child.

In the summer of 2001, during a two-month long retreat, I entered into a shared state of enlightened mind with other participants. This dramatic opening inspired me to create spiritual education programs that guided thousands of individuals through their own journey of spiritual evolution. Four years later, in 2005, and once again while on retreat, I heard a call to expand my teaching work. I started traveling and teaching meditation and spiritual philosophy more extensively throughout the world.

In 2012, I left the community I had been living in, and for the next three years co-created and co-facilitated a transformational practice group called The Evolutionary Collective with Patricia Albere. After that, I partnered with Craig Hamilton to create and lead a yearlong meditation and awakening program called Opening to the Infinite that we ran for three consecutive years.

Currently, I lead retreats throughout the world and run a teacher training program to develop the teaching capacities of others. I am the founder and lead teacher of The Mystery School for a New Paradigm – a virtual practice and study community that provides guidance and inspiration to a global group of awakening individuals.

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Discover Jeff's Work

Free

Workshop

12:30pm – 2:00pm (US Eastern Time)

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

Exploring the Non-Dual Wisdom of Jesus

Jeff Carreira & Tim Werts

Member Only

Retreat

11:00am - 5:00pm (US Eastern Time)

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Relaxing Beyond the Illusion of Separation

Exploring Non-Dual Reality and Unity Consciousness

Jeff Carreira

Member Only

Course

8:00pm - 9:00pm (US Eastern Time)

Tuesdays, Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th, 2020

American Awakening

Exploring the Non-Dual Enlightenment Tradition in American Philosophy

Jeff Carreira

Member Only

Retreat

1:00pm - 2:00pm (US Eastern Time)

Mon - Friday, Jan. 4th – 15th, 2021

Awakening to the Future of Being Human

A 10-day online retreat experience of live meditation and attunement sessions

Jeff Carreira

$480

Course

7 Weeks

March 13th - May 1st, 2021

Embracing the Gift of Spiritual Abundance

A 7-week intensive that will transform how you live.

Jeff Carreira

$480

Course

12 Weeks

March - June, 2022

Awakening to a New Paradigm

A 12-Week Intensive that Opens Your Mind and Senses to a New Reality

Jeff Carreira

Member Only

Course

4 x 60min Sessions

Recordings Available

The Transformation of Self

An Exploration of the Spiritual Psychology of William James

Jeff Carreira

Member Only

Course

4 x 60min Sessions

Recordings Available

The Miracle of Self-Realization

An Introduction to the Spiritual Teachings of Ramana Maharshi

Jeff Carreira

Member Only

Course

4 x 60min Sessions

Recordings Available

Spiritual Growth and Paradigm Shifting

The Art of Individual and Collective Transformation

Jeff Carreira