• The True Meeting of Science and Spirituality (SAND)

    The mission of Science and Nonduality (SAND) is to forge a new paradigm in spirituality, one that is not dictated by religious dogma, but that is rather based on timeless wisdom traditions of the world, informed by cutting-edge science, and grounded in direct experience.

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    SAND 2015 Esalen Retreat:The Sutras of Science

    February 2nd- 6th 2015
    Esalen, Big Sur, CA

    At this workshop, we’ll explore the seeds of scientific understanding in ancient scriptures from the traditions of Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Yoga Nidra, while addressing some of the big questions in science today and how they translate to our direct experience.

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    Freedom From Imagination – Words of Shri Nisargadatta Maharaj

    “A pinprick of “knowingness” has flashed against
    the background of my innate “not-knowingness”.
    In it appear all the universes.”

    ~ Nisargadatta Maharaj

    Now available in our store: A unique collection of quotes by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (135 pages, limited edition of 300 copies, rendered by PRASANNA) selected from an original Marathi manuscript, which has never been previously translated.

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  • Welcome home!

    The new SAND website is designed to facilitate the expansion of our community, while continuing to ignite the dialogue between science and spirituality and to inspire you with stimulating content contributed by leading scientists, mystics, authors and teachers… and by you!

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  • Extensive Video Archive Science and Nonduality

    Watch hours of video material of conference talks, media product excerpts and relevant video clips online… for free!

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    Now available: SAND ANTHOLOGY vol. 4 (3 DVD set)

    Another groundbreaking collection of conversations with leading scientists, contemporary mystics, authors and teachers. Science and Nonduality Anthology Volume 4 takes you on a journey into the most compelling questions of our time, ranging from the mystery of time, emotions, evolution to awakening.

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