MONDAY, MAY 15 Thy Wounded Self. 10:30am-noon. We each carry a wounded self within us that calls for nurturing and attention. If we can embrace that wounded self and give it the comfort it needs, the healing will begin. Come prepared to take the first steps in releasing self-judgment and seeing yourself as you truly are: a Divine being in a physical world. Suggested donation: 20. A Place for Women to Gather, 8380 Six Forks Road, Suite 203, Raleigh.

TUESDAY, MAY 16 Thy Wounded Self. 7:00-8:30pm. See May 15 listing for details.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 Sacred Flow: Music, Meditation and Movement,

7-8:30pm. Enjoy an hour of celebration and silence/ meditation! Incorporates breath practices, walking meditations, chanting/singing, sharing of poetry, etc. All in a container of sacred space and contemplation. Feel free to bring things you would like to share! And musical instruments! $10 suggested donation. Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill. For more info: 919-968-1854 or www.

THURSDAY, MAY 18 DoTerra Essential Oils Class and Wine Tasting. 7-9 pm. Come and join us for an information-packed, fun event at Youthologie, North Carolina’s first green medical office. Learn all about essential oils and how these powerful health accelerators can enhance your well-being. Sample some oils, enjoy refreshments and maybe win a prize, all while sipping some tasty wine! RSVP to attend 919-847- 1495. Location: 10940 Raven Ridge Road, Ste 214, Raleigh, NC 27614.

Free informational meeting for Kundalini Yoga Teacher training. 8pm. Beginning in September. Meet the lead trainer, other potential students, and

past trainees. Look at the textbooks and have some yogi tea! Chapel Hill. RSVP with HarDarshan: 919- 257-7814.

Open Spiritual Discussion. 7:00-8:30pm. Join us for uplifting conversations on various spiritual topics. Hosted by the local Eckankar community. Panera Bread, 8511 Colonnade Center Drive, Raleigh. Call 919 852-1550, and for the evening’s topic, check More information about Eckankar can be found on or

SATURDAY, MAY 20 Saturday/Sunday, May 20-21. Ho’OpOnOpOno. Deborah Mangis and Mary Koehler will teach the IZI LLC Sponsored SELF I-DENTITY through HO’OPONOPONO® (SITHR) at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. SITHR is an updated ancient Hawaiian problem solving process to release memories that are experienced as problems. The SITH® process provides “a step by step approach to achieving Peace, Balance and a new meaning of life through an understanding of one’s Self-I-Dentity.” Register: or 919-803-9999.

Reiki II Class. 9:00am-5:30pm. Learn the Power Symbol, the Psychological/Emotional Symbol and the Long-Distance Symbol to enhance your Reiki experience and send this energy to others. Receive two second degree attunements. A comprehensive manual and refreshments will be provided. You will be awarded a certificate of completion. Prerequisite: Completion of a Reiki I Class. Fee: $160. Location: Cary. To RSVP for this class visit Or contact Susan:; or 919-210-2188.

SUNDAY, MAY 21 Ho’OpOnOpOno. See May 20 listing for details.

Spiritual Laws of Life Workshop–Law of Soul. Free. 11am–noon. “We recognize that Soul is eternal; It has no beginning and no ending. Therefore, when a person leaves this physical body, he continues to

exist, usually on a higher plane of consciousness.” Harold Klemp, How to Find God, Mahanta Transcripts, Bk 2, chap 4. Fellowship and light refreshments to follow. Triangle Eckankar Center, 6001 Chapel Hill Road, Ste.103, Raleigh. Call 919 852-1550 or visit:, or

Chant HU, an ancient name for God. 12:30-1pm. Experience how chanting HU in a group setting can open your heart. HU can be sung by people of any religious belief for spiritual upliftment. Triangle Eckankar Center, 6001 Chapel Hill Road, Ste 103, (5 minutes west of NC Fairgrounds), Raleigh. Call: 919 852-1550 or visit: or www. To hear HU, you can visit: or download the FREE HU App.

TUESDAY, MAY 23 Free Meditation & Reiki Share. 7:00pm-9:00pm. Join us for a guided meditation, followed by a Reiki Share. Those without any experience and those with all levels of Reiki experience are welcome! After the meditation, we will take turns sharing this beautiful energy. Expect to feel less stressed, deeply relaxed and supported! RSVP on is required as space is limited. To RSVP for this class visit Or contact Susan:; or 919-210-2188.

SATURDAY, MAY 27 Movies That Matter: What The Beep Do We Know. 7:00pm. What the Bleep Do We Know!? takes viewers on a journey to unlock the secrets of life. Called by the media “the little film that could,” and “the critic proof movie,” What the BLEEP Do We Know!? is considered the first break-out film in the genre of Spiritual Cinema, and continues to find a new audience to this day. $7 donation at the door. Triangle Center for Spiritual Living, 559 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh. Phone: 919-859-2249 Email: See us on Facebook, Meetup and subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

ongoingevents SUNDAY

That Cancer Show. 8–8:30pm. Cornucopia Cancer Support Center hosts this informational talk radio program to assist anyone journeying with cancer. Airs live on WPTF 680 AM in the Triangle. Also live streams live at, click on the 680 AM Listen Live button. See more information at

Triangle Center For Spiritual Living: Sunday Morning Services. 8:45am/10:45am (Meditation 10:00am). May Theme: Creativity 5/7: “Walk with Confidence,” 5/14: Mother’s Day “Clarity for Life,” 5/21: “Open to the Energy,” and 5/28: “Take Massive Action Now.” Senior Minister: Rev. Dusty Rippelmeyer; Asst. Minister: Rev. Bill Turner; Staff Minister Rev. Betty Harris. Youth Director: Dr. Michael Mroczynski. Music Directors: Cindi Johnson, Karen Rochford Dailey. 559 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh. 919-859-2249. Unity of

the Triangle Sunday Services. 9am

and 11am. Come and be part of a meditative, heart-centered, music-inspired experience our community offers every week. “Come Home to Unity…your family awaits you.” Childcare 8:45am– 12:15pm. Unity of the Triangle, 5570 Munford Rd. Raleigh. Facebook page:

Unity of the Triangle Español Sunday Service. 11:00am Service every Sunday. Come and be a part of a meditative, heart-centered, music-inspired experience, in Spanish! Join Associate Minister Rev. Ana V. Quintana as she leads this new service each week. Childcare is available. Unity of the Triangle, 5570 Munford Rd. Raleigh. Visit:

Eckankar, Experience the Light and Sound of God. Worship Service. 11am–noon. First Sunday of every month. Sunday, May 7: How Does God Assist with Our Health and Healing? Listen to personal stories, parables and creative arts expressing eternal truths

and spiritual growth found through the teachings of Eckankar. Fellowship and light refreshment to follow. Triangle Eckankar Center, 6001 Chapel Hill Road, Ste.103, Raleigh;; 919 852-1550.

Unity Center of Peace. Sundays 9:30–10:40am, Adult Forum (Chapel), 10:45–11am. Silent Meditation (Chapel), 11am–12:15pm Celebration Service (Sanctuary), 5–6:15pm. Youth program from 11am–12:15pm. 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill. or call 919-968-1854.

Eckankar, Spiritual Laws of Life Workshop. Free. 11 am-noon, Third Sunday of each month. The spiritual laws of life give us the many resources to make the very best decision at any one moment. Learn how to shape our lives and destiny to live in harmony with them. A different spiritual law will be discussed each month. Fellowship and light refreshment to follow. Triangle Eckankar Center, 6001 Chapel Hill Road, Ste. 103, Raleigh. Visit:

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