• Exploring the Nature of Consciousness

    Thursday, Oct. 22th – Sunday, Oct. 25th 2015
    Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, CA

    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 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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  • 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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    SAND15 Italy Retreat:Exploring the Nature of Consciousness

    May 24th – May 29th 2015
    Titignano Castle, Orvieto, Italy

    In the five days of this retreat we invite you to participate in the investigation of the nature of consciousness, using direct experience, spiritual practices, scientific understanding, dance or simply enjoying a glass of wine with a friend surrounded by the beauty of the Tuscan countryside.


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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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  • 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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Are You Available?

I want to invite you to look beyond your thoughts, and through your longing, to the movement in you that is calling you back Home. Are you available? Today might be the day you discover both…


Quantum Physics and Vedanta – Part 2/4

With this proper understanding of the Schrodinger wave function, many further questions come to mind. Question 1: The Schrodinger wave function represents the ‘wave’ aspect of the wave/particle duality as postulated by de Broglie. A prerequisite…

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The Living Universe – Part 1 of 2

A Living Systems Paradigm for Viewing Big History “Big History” is the name given to an emerging field of study that describes the evolution from the big bang and up to the modern era. This is…

Adrian Borda

Love in the Other

What is love? The word ‘love’ refers to a lived experience. It is a paradoxical experience because even though we have all experienced the reality of it, it appears to escape every attempt to grasp it,…


Exploring the Nature and Dynamic of Experience, conversation with Rupert Spira and A.H. Almaas

In this conversation, recorded at SAND14, A.H. Almaas and Rupert Spira explore the nature and dynamic of experience, and their two distinct approaches to that inquiry.

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