Extraordinary Awakenings – When Trauma Leads to Spiritual Transformation

October 1, 2021 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (PDT)

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In times of intense stress, a miraculous transformation sometimes occurs: the death of an old identity and the birth of a new, spiritually awakened self. For 15 years, transpersonal psychologist Steve Taylor has been researching cases of spontaneous spiritual awakening triggered by intense psychological turmoil. In this webinar, he will share his findings.

Extraordinary Awakenings – When Trauma Leads to Spiritual Transformation
Friday, October 1, 2021
11:00am – 12:15pm Pacific


In this webinar, Steve will share examples of extraordinary awakenings from his research and explain why intense suffering can lead to spiritual growth. He will also offer insights from his research, along with actionable principles that we can apply to our own spiritual development. At the end of the webinar, Steve will lead a meditation and exercise to provide a hands-on experience of how we can harness the transformational power of crises and turmoil in our lives.


Steve TaylorSteve Taylor, PhD, is the author of Extraordinary Awakenings and many other bestselling books. He is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and the chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society. Steve’s articles and essays have been published in over 100 academic journals, magazines, and newspapers and he blogs for Scientific American and Psychology Today. Eckhart Tolle has described his work as “an important contribution to the shift in consciousness which is happening on our planet at present.” Steve lives in Manchester, England, with his wife and three young children. Visit him online at





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