The Essential Light Institute is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the teaching, healing and studying of Light in all its expressions.


We appreciate all contributions in support of our mission. Donations to Essential Light are tax-deductible and help to fund tuition scholarships, programs and the care of the Institute. Please contact us to learn more about our programs and how your contribution supports the Institute.



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Our membership programs offer a continuing connection to the living teachings of Essential Light Institute. Membership is open to all, supports the preservation and dissemination of the teachings, and provides vital funding for the Institute in changing economic times.


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Support Essential Light Institute by donating supplies from our Amazon Wish List. Supply donations to ELI are tax-deductible and help support our programs and the care of the Institute. Please contact us to learn more about additional supplies the Institute needs.

Planned Giving

Include Essential Light in your estate planning and help ensure we continue to fulfill our mission by making a financial commitment in your will or trust. Donating estates will receive a charitable deduction for the full amount of their gift, contact us to learn more.



Essential Light has always needed the help of sincere, heart-centered friends to make our work possible and ensure that access to these teachings is available for all called to this work. Many different skills and gifts are needed to support the Institute, contact us to learn more.

Taking responsibility is a small way in which we can become aware, practical participants in the collective evolution of humanity. We learn to consciously hook our third eye and our heart together, as a harmonized mechanism of seeing and thinking and feeling. This will, for starters, improve immeasurably the quality of our own lives. But since we are all linked on the inside, it will also be of direct energetic benefit to other people and to our society as a whole. The healing of one is, indeed, the healing of all.
— Jonathan Goldman

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