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a life well-lived

Structured, integral, deep.


offers an online curriculum for emotional, psychological, and spiritual growth to begin a life well-lived. We meet every week online to embark on an integral growth journey in a cohort of four to six people. Each cohort is under professional guidance of a Samaṇa Steward to strive towards holistic growth.

Our passion for learning ... is our tool for survival.

– Carl Sagan

Why Samaṇa

At Samaṇa, we believe that at the root of - both our individual crisis in loss of meaning and dissatisfaction, as well as our collective crisis of ecological destruction - lies the human mind.

Samaṇa embarks on a quest to change this.

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Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

– Alexis Carrel

What does Samaṇa mean?

Samaṇa is a Pali (the language of the Buddha) word meaning "one who wanders", or "one who undertakes a quest". It's also someone who's playful and explorative and someone who throws themselves fully into whatever they do.

The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.

– Dalai Lama

Who is Samaṇa for?

If you long to go deeper - if you have a sense that there's more to life than you currently experience. If you refuse to accept that "this is it".
If you want more, but can't even define what "more" is, despite having tried pretty much everything out there, then Samaṇa is for you.

Most of us are trained exceptionally well in conceptual thinking but are less skilled at how to relate to ourselves and others, how to relate to our emotions skillfully and experience the magic of them, how to deepen our understanding of the world, and how to bring forth positive change.

Samaṇa believes that we can experience a life well-lived, if we train these skills.

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

– Helen Keller

What does your Fellowship offer?

With a weekly time commitment of 3-4 hours you get ...

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Don't underestimate the importance of a life well-lived.

– Tony, Coffee Roaster

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