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Encountering G12 – The Encounter

For many, the Encounter is the most controversial component of the entire G12 system. The effectiveness of the process depends, in part, on the element of mystery -- even secrecy; thus, in many cases, churches forbid those who have taken part in an Encounter weekend from telling others exactly what takes place. In Latin America, if someone asks a graduate how the Encounter was, he or she is instructed to simply say: It was tremendous. Given the number of disturbing …


In Buddhism, Nirvana is the end of suffering, beyond time and space. Nirvana is the goal of all Buddhists.