Online Courses

Cynthia’s newest online course, Mary Magdalene: Apostle to Our Own Times, is an opportunity to see one of Christianity’s most courageous women, featured prominently in the Gospel story, more clearly. Register for this course, produced by the Center for Action and Contemplation, at

Spirituality and Practice has developed numerous e-courses based on Cynthia’s work. Self-paced email lessons include written reflections, audio or video recordings, and contemplative practices. Learn more about the following courses at

In Shambhala Publication’s online course, The Way of the Wisdom Jesus, Cynthia shares Jesus’ teaching through the lens of nonduality and letting go. The course includes videos, readings, and downloadable PDFs. Learn more at

See below for descriptions of many of Cynthia’s online course offerings as well as direct links to purchase and participate in each course.

Thomas Keating's The Secret Embrace

A brand new course focusing on the eight poems in Thomas Keating’s ‘The Secret Embrace’, his final spiritual legacy to the world composed the last winter of his life.

Mary Magdalene: Apostle to Our Own Times

Discover one of the most misunderstood and forgotten characters in the Gospels.

Introductory Wisdom School

This e-course includes 30 sessions filmed live during a five-day Wisdom School with Cynthia Bourgeault in North Carolina in November 2015.

Becoming Truly Human: Gurdjieff's Obligolnian Strivings

A study of George Ivanovich Gurdjieff’s Five Strivings.

Centering Prayer with Cynthia Bourgeault

Learn this no-frills form of Christian meditation from one of its most potent teachers.

The Gospel of Thomas with Cynthia Bourgeault

A complete “Thomas starter kit”: everything you need to know to get you up and running with this remarkable text.

InterSpiritual Wisdom

Rare opportunity to learn from six pioneers of InterSpirituality.

A Simple Immediacy: Desert Wisdom for Advent

Teachings from the Desert Fathers and Mothers on classic Advent themes.

The Wisdom Jesus with Cynthia Bourgeault

Presenting this universal cultural treasure whose extraordinary teachings and heart exemplify the highest consciousness.

The Gospel of Thomas for Advent with Cynthia Bourgeault

A way to prepare our hearts for a truly blessed Christmas.

Spiritual Practices from the Gurdjieff Work with Cynthia Bourgeault

Plunges you right into the heart of these transformative practices.

Teilhard for Our Times

A view into the heart and vision of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

Coping and Thriving with Catastrophe

A benefit e-course about recovery from disaster given by six pioneers of InterSpirituality.

The Way of Wisdom Jesus

Going beyond the mind to the heart of Jesus’ teaching. Cynthia shares Jesus’ teaching through the lens of nonduality and letting go. The course includes videos, readings, and downloadable PDFs.