• Exploring the Nature of Consciousness

    Thursday, Oct. 22th – Sunday, Oct. 25th 2015
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    Consciousness is the greatest mystery ever encountered by humanity.
    Mystics of all traditions have described consciousness as the ground of being in which the dance of life unfolds.

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    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 Anthology Volume 5

    The latest Anthology has been released!

    SAND Anthology Volume 5 is another mind and heart opening collection of conversations with 27 leading scientists, contemporary mystics, authors and teachers. Let them take you on a journey into the most compelling questions of our time.

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    Sutras of Science Course

    This online course was recorded at Esalen Institute during the retreat “The Sutras of Science”. The course consist of 30 video sessions (presentations, dialogues, and meditations) featuring Deepak Chopra, Robert Thurman, Michael Murphy, Menas Kafatos, Francis Lucille, Rupert Spira, Peter Russell, Richard Miller and Catherine Pépin.

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  • Rays of the Absolute

    The Legacy of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

    Nisargadatta did not leave an ashram; he did not leave any teachings, nor successors. This movie is homage to him; a look at his unintended legacy from people that have been inspired by him more then words can express.

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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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The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease, Part 2/3

by Maria Popova, continued… Indeed, the relationship between memory, emotion, and stress is perhaps the most fascinating aspect of Sternberg’s work. She considers how we deal with the constant swirl of inputs and outputs as we…


Laozi and Quantum Physics – Shantena Augusto Sabbadini

Theoretical Physicist Sabbadini presents the quandary of Quantum Mechanics, and draws illumination from Tao Te Ching. Ancient and primitive cultures conceived the whole cosmos as alive and sentient. The mainstream current of our culture has moved…


The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease, Part 1/3

by Maria Popova I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but miserably unfortunate in the immediate experience of it. I found…


On the Edge of the Known

Physics’ Split Personality: Is the Dark Side Winning? By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Menas Kafatos, PhD For some time now most of the universe has gone dark. This startling news was brought to popular attention in…


A Spiritual Awakening

How did you discover your real nature? You are asking about the specifics in my case. Before I give you the details, I have to forewarn you that this is not a one-size-fits-all path to the…

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