Louis Bourgeois

Louis Bourgeois spent his lifetime studying philosophy, spirituality, with a special focus on the evolution of consciousness. He has written and published numerous books, and first in the USA and now in Ecuador has founded The OASIS Center for Conscious Living. First a teaching center, but also a retreat center and for some a residential community, The OASIS Center for Conscious Living is headquartered in San Miguel, a pueblo on the west side of Cuenca, Ecuador. Louis lives with his wife Catty and their daughter Amelie, now 20 months, and numerous guests and volunteers from around the world.
Conscious Dying: ‘Freedom from the World’

Conscious Dying: ‘Freedom from the World’

Editor’s note: This is the second of a multi-part series on Conscious Living and Conscious Dying. By Louis Bourgeois The first "Face of Freedom" that we discussed in part 2 of this series is freedom from the past. We go a little deeper here in what could be called Freedom from the Present, or more...

Conscious Living: Time and eternity

Conscious Living: Time and eternity

By Louis Bourgeois I mentioned in my last column that the energy body was the bridge between the timeless realm, or eternity, and the space-time world. Living with this awakened consciousness is what I call walking with one foot in eternity. Our relationship with time is transformed. We no longer...

Conscious Living: Tapping into the energy body

Conscious Living: Tapping into the energy body

By Louis Bourgeois An important element of Conscious Living is the awakening and strengthening of the spiritual mind. This is our evolutionary imperative. We integrate the tribal and egoic levels of consciousness and then begin to develop our more expansive spiritual mind. Whereas the tribal mind...

Conscious living: Family values or the gringo ego?

Conscious living: Family values or the gringo ego?

By Louis Bourgeois Carolyn Myss influenced my understanding of the evolution of consciousness and my awareness of the energy body. She describes the basic three levels of consciousness as the tribal mind, the egoic mind, and the spiritual mind. In North America, especially after World War II, a...

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