We Are Somseva – and you are too!
Vision: A world that works for everyone
Mission: Somseva inspires authentic, compassionate relationships through spiritual education, tools, and practice that promote peacemaking and conscious action.
Somseva is a global spiritual community of people committed to their own transformation and to engaging their transformed consciousness for the good of all beings everywhere. We recognize that transforming our communities and our world begins with transforming ourselves.
Somseva supports individuals, communities, and organizations to have more authentic relationships including more effective communication. We specialize in conflict transformation, working with those who find themselves divided, to resolve differences by uncovering common values, using the conflict as a growth experience for all participants. We use a collaborative discovery process to reveal win-win solutions to conflicts and disagreements that honor the values of each party.
Somseva offers classes for personal spiritual development using Science of Mind principles. Our spiritual development classes provide the opportunity for individuals to do deep healing work in important areas of life to expand their capacity to be in harmonious relationships with those around them and to embrace a more inclusive experience of differing perspectives and experiences. In addition, we offer classes that support authentic, compassionate relationships.
Through meditation, affirmative prayer, and life visioning we continue to build and sustain the inner resources within ourselves to serve our world.
We help grow world peace by cultivating greater peace within ourselves. We grow that inner peace as we uncover and release unhealthy hidden beliefs, fears, and attachments. We train and develop transformation facilitators in expanding their consciousness of love, compassion, and empathy as preparation to facilitate relational transformation.
The Somseva community identifies with a broad-based movement called the Cultural Creatives, a group estimated to be more than a third of the U.S. population.
You can’t be categorized. Not by age, by sex, by color, by income, by religion, by where you live. You may be 25; you may be 70. You may be an accountant, a teacher, a social worker, a lawyer, a mom, a doctor, or a web programmer. You may be a minister; you may be a meditator. You probably aren’t rich, but you likely are not poor. You vote with your dollars, be it for a local merchant or a third-world cause.
You are part of a community defined by shared values, rather than a demographic profile. You may call yourself “spiritual but not religious.” Your spiritual community is likely a Center for Spiritual Living, a Unity church, a Unitarian Universalist church, Buddhist sangha, a yoga community, or another progressive spiritual philosophy.
If you measure riches not by the balance in your portfolio, but in the serenity at home, meaningful relationships, your kids’ contentment, happiness in your work, and your own well-being, then you are “one of us.”
The name Somseva comes from the combination of Science of Mind (SOM) and Seva, the Sanskrit word for selfless service. It is pronounced sahm-say-vuh.