"We were all in love with each other, and there was a sense of innocence and sweetness."READ THE ENLIGHTENNEXT STORYFeatured Content Andrew Cohen01/07/2018Evolutionary Enlightenment: Nothing to SomethingThe creative process began fourteen billion years ago when something came from nothing... Andrew Cohen30/05/2018The Paradox of EnlightenmentHow much effort do you have to make if you want to be free? Andrew Cohen08/05/2018The Call for Community comes from the Soul of the UniverseCome together, come together... In unity there is strength, come together Andrew Cohen19/02/2018Modernism and Idealism in the Land of the BuddhaReflections on my recent trip to the Motherland Andrew Cohen01/11/2017The Deer HunterContemplating veganism, sentience and evolution. Andrew Cohen29/10/2017The World is the MonasteryThe ultimate goal of awakening is that the world can become enlightened as a result of our own efforts. Andrew Cohen25/08/2017The Wound of MaterialismHow materialism and its hidden wounds can be a subtle obstruction. Andrew Cohen15/08/2017What does God feel like?At the highest level there is only one and not two, but what happens when we step down from the absolute? Andrew Cohen24/07/2017Continuity is Evolutionary Nirvana (Part 2)Continuity and the meaning and significance of enlightenment. Andrew Cohen07/07/2017Continuity is Evolutionary Nirvana (Part 1)Continuity and the meaning and significance of enlightenment. Andrew Cohen24/06/2017Is the Next Buddha a Sangha?A discussion of the quote from Thich Nhat Hanh's famous calligraphy. Andrew Cohen15/06/2017The Guru Who Learned to DriveThe time of the mythic guru is over. The truth is out that even spiritual masters are imperfect flawed human beings. admin04/02/2017EnlightenNext Magazine: 1992-2011EnlightenNext Magazine was created by Andrew Cohen and the EnlightenNext community. admin19/09/2016What Is Evolutionary Enlightenment?An introduction to Evolutionary Enlightenment, the spiritual teachings of Andrew Cohen. admin24/08/2016BooksAndrew Cohen's bibliography admin13/08/2016EnlightenNext: 1986-2013The Rise and Fall of a Spiritual Community. admin03/08/2016Evolutionary Enlightenment ExcerptsA short passage from "Evolutionary Enlightenment - A New Path to Spiritual Awakening".