Wisdom in Time of Challenge: Support Resources
This page offers a gathering of Wisdom resources ― videos, events and writings ― being shared specifically as a response to the current global situation. We have gathered content from Teachers we have hosted, as well as others we find deeply valuable.
In addition, Open Circle offers an extended choice of mostly donation-based online events intended to be of best support during this time of transition.
If you’d like to suggest a profound, relevant resource not listed below, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spread the word
Online meetings shared as support for the current period of intense change. Most events are free or by donation.
Hover over each card for more details and a link.
(The following events are not organized by Open Circle)
Online Dharma Dialogues on the first and third weekends of each month.
Saturday at 7 pm (Sydney, Australia)
Sunday at 10 am (Sydney, Australia)
Live Meditations & Zoom Sessions
12:00 pm PT
Sundays, 10am - 12pm PT
Hanging in the Heart Space
Thursdays, 7pm New York Time
Bruce and Elly Nygren
Weekly online meditations
Thursdays, 6:00 pm PT
"Every Thursday, we offer a weekly opportunity to share the beauty of Silence together."
More information on facebook group:
Daily zoom sessions and livestreams
11:00 am Pacific Time
Cultivating Mindfulness at this Critical Moment - Daily Practices and Inquiry with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Sign up and watch recordings here:
Shakti Caterina Maggi
Frequent Online Events
Richard Miller & Stephanie Lopez from iRest
Live-stream Sangha Sessions
Richard Miller: Tuesdays 4pm pst
Stephanie Lopez: Thursdays 4pm pst
Daily Live Meditations
10:00 - 11:00 am PT
Mother's message for the current situation:
"Don't be afraid, stay calm and pray!"
Marlies Myoku Cocheret
Weekly Online Meditations
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 am PT
Frequent Online Events
Weekly Online Satsangs
Saturdays, 11am to 1pm PT
Oprah Winfrey, June 10th
Where Do We Go From Here?
Rupert Spira, June 8th
Meditation for George Floyd
Eckhart Tolle, May 2nd
Find Death Before Death Finds You
Amoda Maa, May 1st
Awakening in the Midst of Crisis
Jeannie Zandi, April 20th
What Will Become of Me?
Jeannie Zandi, April 12th
Love & Fear
Aisha Salem, April 9th
Making Space for The Overwhelm
Amoda Maa, April 8th
Deeper Than Thought
Matt Kahn, April 7th
Surviving the Unthinkable
Mary Reed, April 5th
Channeling Consensus: On Tiredness
Mary Reed, April 2nd
The End of Hell
Aisha Salem, April 2nd
Loch Kelly, March 30th
Guided Meditation – Welcome & Liberate Fear
Amoda Maa, March 28th
The Power of Presence in Troubled Times
Eckhart Tolle, March 28th
How Do I Handle the Fear That I’m Feeling?
Igor Kufayev, March 28th
Deeper Dimensions of the Global Crisis – Part 1
Neelam, March 27th
Transformation during Covid-19 times / Find Peace Now Practice
Tim Freke, March 27th
Making Sense of The Coronavirus Pandemic – A message to the spiritual community
Aisha Salem, March 26th
You Choose how Life Goes on from Here
Tilicho, March 26th
The Game of Disturbing Identities
Tilicho, March 26th
Coronavirus and the Shift in Consciousness
Amoda Maa, March 21st
The Wake Up Call
Eckhart Tolle, March 21st
Staying Conscious in The Face of Adversity
Jeannie Zandi, March 18th
Eye of the Storm #2 – Meeting Coronavirus – Guided Meditation
Writings & Websites
Articles and pages filled with care and wisdom, created during recent days.
Andrew Harvey - Healing Resources
A collection of free texts, audios and videos
We've come to the defining crisis of human history. And if we're going to get through this, it will only be through a massive and extremely painful and complete transformation.
This transformation won't just be individual, it will have to be structural. It will have to be economic, political, spiritual, and emotional. All at once. And very fast.
Charles Eisenstein - The Coronation
For years, normality has been stretched nearly to its breaking point, a rope pulled tighter and tighter, waiting for a nip of the black swan’s beak to snap it in two. Now that the rope has snapped, do we tie its ends back together, or shall we undo its dangling braids still further, to see what we might weave from them?Full Text
Stephan Bodian - The Spiritual Teachings of Covid-19
Human life as we’ve known it has ground to a halt, and we’re faced with an unprecedented crisis—and an unprecedented opportunity. Covid-19 is the guru who won’t leave us alone...Full Text
Experience presence and heartfelt connection. Connect with people from all places and backgrounds. Slow down and share a moment in silence. Share one minute in silence, looking at each other through the screen.Visit The Website
Kitty O'Meara - In The Time of Pandemic (poem)
And the people stayed home.
And they read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still....Full Text