IONS - Institute Of Noetic Sciences is a nonprofit organization operating since thirty years, whose purpose is to explore human consciousness through frontier research, personal inquiry, and learning communities present all over the world.

IONS was founded in 1973 by Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell. The word noetic means "mind" or "consciousness".It refers to a way of deeply knowing reality, a capacity within each of us. Noetic sciences include the scholarly, scientific study of consciousness and human potential, as well as intuitive and spiritual knowing. The exploration of inner states and capacities such as attention ,intention, love, wisdom ,forgiveness, empathy, service, and compassion is a major part of this process.

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Dr.K.Rajalakshmi is the Country Contact from India, for IONS

Shift in Action is the community site of IONS. As a part of this, Sowjanya has a community group in Chennai, India. The group is mainly involved in Healing activities, mainly Remote healing.

Anyone wanting to join our group or interested in forming a similar community group in their state/region are welcome to write to us at

Click here to know more about other such community groups.

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