River Ganga Foundation

Rating: 4.98 stars   48 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Address:

201 E. Ojai Avenue, 1566 Ojai CA 93024 USA

Mission:

We work to make one simple insight into the root cause of all human psychological misery and one simple act of inward looking that reliably eliminates that cause available to all human beings everywhere.

Results:

In the last few years we have seen a huge increase in the number of people who have tried our method, have gone though the recovery process, and are now living their lives with sanity and self-reliance. There are many reports available on our website and discussion forums. http://www.justonelook.org/community/testimonials.html http://www.justonelook.org/community/forums/

Target demographics:

everybody around the world.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

thousands of people worldwide

Geographic areas served:

worldwide

Programs:

video webinars, public talks, workshops and intensives, retreats, private conversations, discussion forums, blog and podcast.

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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

Just a quick note; I am not a spiritual seeker, per se, but life choices up to now had been less than effective, shall we say. I've had psychotherapy for many years, and in the last six weeks have been seeking a permanent solution through meditation. I couldn't meditate very well due to my heavy thought activity. I chanced on the name John Sherman through a YouTube clip of Eckhart Tolle's, and checked it out. His Just One Look video changed my life. In a matter of minutes, the power of negative thoughts was diminished to the point that I don't get that racing pulse, that churning stomach, that sense of rage in reaction to events big and small that I always had experienced as threatening. Jealousy is reduced to a passing thought. It's a permanent change. My life is different, and much better for me. We need give this experience to as many people as possible. Human angst would be greatly reduced. What's to lose? There's a reason why all the reviews are five stars - it works. Let's get the word out.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

After decades of searching the meaning of life, my life and reading dozens of books if not hundreds, attending seminars, watching videos, going for psychotherapy etc. to get some satisfactory kind of answer, stop mental anguish and enjoy the ride, I finally found John and Carla Sherman who are devoting their lives through the River Ganga Foundation to help us all in getting rid of the fear of life by this very simple act of looking. I am now enjoying my life more and more in spite of difficulties that keep arising as before but they certainly don't have the same impact True peace is at hand and I will always be thankful to John and Carla who are truly supportive in our endeavour. Theymore than certainly deserve your support.Sincerely,

Elizabeth

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

John's realization has taken a highly important and ancient life transforming practice and seen a way to deliver this to humanity in a simple and easy to understand way. The non profit making ethics that John and Carla employ further enhance the veracity and sincerity of this teaching. I fully support and endorse their status and hope that as many others as possible get to hear his message and experience the huge life enhancing benefits it can bring.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

A wonderful work this organization is doing ... John and Carla took me out of a very difficult situation . Still haven't gone all the way but life is a bit easier .

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2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

John, and Carla, are tireless in their capacity to serve and assist those who take on the simple message they share. I have never been anything less than extremely satisfied with my interactions with them. John got me back on track with why a 5 year old kid would become a seeker. I just wish I had met them when I was 10 instead of when I was 36.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

When I found River Ganga foundation I was lost, scared and feeling suicidal. I had tried for 25+ years to fix myself through religion. spirituality, psychology, philosophy, and good health habits. Though these practices did help to deal with symptoms, none could affect a cure. I was ready to give up and check out when I stumbled onto River Ganda Foundation's website. I was elated to find that there was no charge for services, and that there were no requirements. How ironic that after spending decades and all of the money I had, that I would come across a cure for what ailed me that was free and effective. After trying to do what John and Carla (the founders of River Ganga Foundation) suggested, I found deep and lasting contentment and a genuine love for my life as a human being. Many of my neurotic habits have left me or are on the way out, and I can't even imagine not wanting to be alive. River Ganga Foundation saved my life! I highly recommend the simple services that they provide.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

this is such a simple approach that has such deep results, ongoing. it takes nothing to try it, and then see where it takes you.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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5 people found this review helpful

For as long as I can remember, I have been grappling with trauma that occurred in early infancy. As a result, my life has been full of struggle and despair. Nonetheless, I searched high and low for a way out. I was blessed with having found many powerful sources of help along the way. Yet not one had a lasting effect. Until I found the offering of John and Carla Sherman. This discovery is the most significant thing that has ever happened to me, and I am convinced that it is the key to solving the world’s most intractable problems. John and Carla offer their services selflessly and wisely, sharing their resources, knowledge, and time to all who request it, asking for nothing in return. I can think of no one more worthy nor of a more valuable endeavor.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

I was introduced to the John's message, the simple act of looking at one's self, over 15 years ago and it changed my life irrevocably. I have the utmost faith in the importance and relevance, both social and personal, of the work that the RiverGanga Foundation does. John and Carla are sincere, loving and open-hearted people with a time tested method for overcoming the fear and mistrust of life that is the source of our most profound longing for relief. I have been delivered from this, this longing, and am forever indebted to them both.

 
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10 people found this review helpful

Several years ago, I was freely given what I have so desperately needed all my life: Myself! This gift, given me through the work of John and Carla at River Ganga, has not only freed me from an endless and fruitless search for peace, but allowed me the freedom to give of myself to others. I don't know why, or how, what John suggests ("look within") works; only that it does work. Happiness abides in this looking. I unequivocally support River Ganga, and recommend their work to all who seek the truth.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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