• 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!

    We are still in the beta phase, so we would love to hear what you think!


  • 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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Life as it is… – short film tribute to Rick Linchitz

A short documentary capturing the intimacy, openness and deep wisdom of Rick Linchitz and his wife Rita as they go through the final weeks of a 14 year journey with lung cancer. Battling, surrendering, awakening, deep humility and…

photo: Sergey Kokinsky

Free Will: Live ‘as if’ You Are Free?

  Free will is one of those topics that provokes strong feelings and endless arguments. Most people are sure they have free will but I say it’s an illusion and we are better when we learn…

Photo by Thachhan

There’s No Such Thing as Ego

I don’t have an ego. And nor do you. That doesn’t mean you and I don’t get caught up in egocentric thinking and behavior, but that we are mistaken in thinking of the ego as some…


Tribulations of Ones First Meditation

Watch this comedy of trial and error as David Ellzey portrays a new student trying meditation for the first time. David Ellzey is a best-selling author, speaker, and transformational entertainer who has inspired over a quarter…


Thought is Not The Enemy – It is a Most Faithful Servant

One of the reasons that people tend to come to the spiritual path is to try to deal with their thinking, which seems to cause so much suffering. Most spiritual seekers are trying very hard to…

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    Gail Brenner

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


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    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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