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    On The Edge of the (Un)Known – SAND16

    Coming to SAND:

    SAND Esalen Retreat: Feb. 28 – Mar. 4, 2016
    SAND Bahamas Retreat: Apr. 17 – 21, 2016
    SAND Italy, Titignano: Aug. 1 – 15, 2016
    SAND16 US, San Jose, CA: Oct. 19 – 23, 2016

  • 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 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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    This course is also available at a special price for Supporters.

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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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  • Extensive Video Archive Science and Nonduality

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




The Emptiness and Potency of 108

Buddhism and mathematics two paths to our sacred number maverick mathematician / vajrayana Buddhist I see all of mathematics as marvelous manifestation of emptiness Mathematical objects lack independence through three dependencies on conventional designation on parts…


A Radically Empirical Approach to the Exploration of Consciousness, Alan Wallace

For centuries, theologians and philosophers have proposed a wide range of hypotheses concerning the origins and nature of consciousness and what happen to consciousness at death, without reaching any consensus. Over the past 140 years, cognitive…

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Seek and Ye Shall Not Find

“Seek and Ye Shall Find!” In daily life this may be true; the more we search for something, the more likely we are to find it. Although, even in this realm, synchronicity sometimes plays an important…


Trauma as a Pathway to Spiritual Surrender

Trauma and spirituality share a profound connection, according to psychologist Peter Levine. And by learning how to work with trauma properly, it can become a portal to transformation. Levine’s work focuses on helping people heal from…


How Close is Science to Understanding Consciousness? – Panel SAND15

Fascinating conversation with Stuart Hameroff, Julia Mossbridge, Henry Stapp, Chris Fields, and Donald Hoffman, facilitated by A.H. Almaas Five different scientists with varying views of consciousness or mind. This panel will be a conversation between these…

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