Six Local Leaders: One Spirited Evening of Discussion and Community


Imagine six of the leading spiritual teachers in Los Angeles together in your living room for an open discussion of their ideas, experiences and practices focused on “Be Your Own Guru” — on Thursday, September 6th the following local leaders will get together and you can participate:

Robert Burnham
established the Pasadena Eckhart Tolle Meetup. He regularly leads Heart Circles and Spirituality Workshops throughout California. “Bobby B” is active on the Board of Directors of the California Men’s Gatherings, runs ABS Computer Services, and hosts karaoke & wedding parties around LA.

Jim Dreaver, began in 1975 with the teachings of J. Krishnamurti. Then in 1984 he met Jean Klein, a European and a master of Advaita Vedanta, the nondual path. His mission now is to guide others to the same realization, but in a much shorter time. He teaches at Esalen Institute, and in Los Angeles, and is the author of
End Your Story, Begin Your Life,

Michael Jeffreys, Santa Monica Eckhart Tolle Meetup Group, is a spiritual coach/intuitive, and the author of 9 books as well as two stories in the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books. If ALL your questions arise from within, why do you look outside yourself for the answer?” -Michael Jeffreys

Michael Lennox
is a psychologist, astrologer, expert on dreams and dream interpretation and author of Dream Sight: A Dictionary and Guide for Interpreting Any Dream.  As a highly sought after media expert, he has been seen by millions of viewers through television appearances on NBC, the Sci-Fi Network, CBS, Fox as well as dozens of national radio shows in the United States and Canada.

Rev. John M. McLean, Director of the Center for Spiritual Living – Los Angeles previously served ministries in Nashville, Tennessee and Bellevue, Washington since his ordination in 2003. He began his spiritual journey at what was then called Los Angeles Church of Religious Science. He was first licensed as a practitioner under Dr. David Walker and also served on the Board of Trustees. He earned a BA in Art History from George Washington University, Washington, DC and an MA in Creation Spirituality from Naropa University/University of Creation Spirituality, Oakland, California.

Freeman Michaels
is the founder of the Service to Self™ Process, a “Pattern Interruption Specialist” and author of Weight Release: A Liberating Journey. Freeman doesn’t believe you have problems, just patterns that no longer serve you. He is a member of the Association of Transformational Leaders and holds a Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology from The University of Santa Monica


Perhaps you’ve followed or worked with one or more of these; now you can watch the energetic exchange between them on a variety of topics in a warm and hospitable setting.

Moderated by Tom Bunzel, Los Angeles Eckhart Tolle Meetup and Author, Presence of Mind: Journey to a New Operating System

At the Gateway Portal in West Los Angeles – 2503 S. Barrington Avenue 90064
Welcome and Networking     6:30 pm
Roundtable Discussion     7 – 8:30 pm
Question and Answer         8:45 – End

A $15 donation is requested at the door but no one will be turned away. RSVP is strongly recommended as space is limited. Please RSVP on the Gateway Meetup Group

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