• Welcome!

    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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  • SAND14 US Conference:The Entanglement of Life

    Workshops Oct 22nd- 23rd and 27th
    Main Conference Oct 23rd – 26th
    Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, CA

    Entanglement is one of the strangest parts of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein famously referred to it as “spooky action at a distance.” An entangled system shows a property that has been measured for the whole but not for parts.

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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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    Who will be speaking at SAND14 US?

    We can already tell you that this year’s speakers will be just as mind boggling, thought provoking and inspiring as last year… And there will be more!

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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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  • ABOUT: Science and Nonduality (SAND)

    SAND brings together preeminent scientists, philosophers, spiritual teachers, and mystics for an exploration of the new paradigm emerging in spirituality that is grounded in cutting-edge science and consistent with the ancient wisdom of nonduality — the deep understanding of the interconnectedness of life…

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The Silence Between Mind and Liberation

“There isn’t really such a thing as silence,” Robert Zatorre, an expert on the neurology of sound. “In the absence of sound, the brain often tends to produce internal representations of sound.” “Letting go” of the mind is as much an essential part of meditation as noticing your thoughts in the first place, in the same way that realizing that the handle of a pot is hot, allowing you to release your grip on it.

Artwork by Natalie Kelsey

The Holographic Future:  From Science Fiction to Reality

Since childhood I have been fascinated by holograms. The reason was the science fiction movie Star Wars and in 1984 I watched it for the first time. “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi.” Princess Leia spoke these famous…

Photo by Elizabeth Lippman

Love and Math

When you think of love, mathematics may be the last thing that comes to mind, but mathematician Edward Frenkel is on a quest to change all that. With his recent book, Love and Math: The Heart…


Nano Self Assembly and 21st Century Spirituality

“When you move from the micro dimension to the nano dimension,” one scientist told me, “matter starts to behave differently. It starts to behave as if it is alive.” In years of reporting on the development…


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

Join  RUPERT SPIRA  &  A.H. ALMAAS at the upcoming SAND 2014 gathering for a Pre-Conference Morning Workshop Thursday, October 23th, 10:00am – 12:30pm Location: San Jose Room, Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose (CA) Exploring the Nature and Dynamic…

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    Gail Brenner

    Gail Brenner, Ph.D. is a psychologist and author who…


    Rupert Sheldrake

    Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and author of more…

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    Rick Archer

    Rick created Buddha at the Gas Pump in the Fall…


    Georgi Yael Johnson

    Spiritual author and teacher Georgi (Georgina Yael Johnson) has…

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    David Storoy

    David was born 1973 in Norway. He has an…


    Jeff Warren

    Jeff Warren is an award-winning writer, meditation instructor and…

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    Paul Smit

    Who is Paul Smit? That’s quite a philosophical question….


    Donald Hoffman

    Donald Hoffman is a cognitive scientist and author of…

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    Unmani points very directly to who you really are…


    Ulisse Di Corpo

    Ulisse Di Corpo holds a degree in psychology and…

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    Theresa Bullard, Ph.D.

    Dr. Theresa Bullard combines a Ph.D. in Physics with…


    Michael W. Taft

    Michael W. Taft is an author, editor, meditation teacher,…

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