• SAND 18: THE MYSTERY OF BEING HUMAN

    October 24 – 28, 2018
    Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, CA

    For most of human history we’ve been trying to comprehend who we are through the lens of spiritual traditions. Then the Age of Enlightenment ushered in science, giving us a powerful new way to look at ourselves.

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  • SAND18 Livestream

    October 25 – 28, 2018

    Join us virtually in the SAND main conference room (Hayes Ballroom) from Thursday Oct. 25th @ 7pm (PST) through Sunday Oct. 28th @ 6pm (PST).

    Free for SAND Supporters!

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  • Compassionate Inquiry Retreat

    Gabor Maté & Sat Dharam Kaur

    March 3 – 8, 2019
    1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, CA

    Spiritual bypass occurs when we use our spiritual beliefs, practices, community and way of life to avoid experiencing, revealing and processing emotional pain…

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  • SAND Anthology Vol. 8

    19 conversations with scientists and spiritual teachers

    Free for Supporters!
    SAND Online Anthology Vol. 8 is another mind and heart opening collection of conversations with leading scientists, contemporary mystics, authors and teachers. Science and Nonduality Anthology Volume 8 takes you on a journey into the most compelling questions of our time. $24.95.

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  • On Time: Consciousness and the Flow of Events

    A 3-part Webinar Series with Julia Mossbridge

    October 6, 13, and 20
    Most of us have ideas about answers to these questions, and no one knows for sure. Dr. Julia Mossbridge has been thinking about physical, objective, subjective time and consciousness since she was a child, and recently has started exploring interpersonal time.

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  • Youth Scholarship Program

    SAND is excited to announce the launch of our Youth Scholarship Program. We have 30 scholarships to donate to youth ages 16-23 to attend this year’s Science and Nonduality Conference in San Jose, California this October 26th-28th, 2018.

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LATEST DIALOGUES

Updated Schrödinger’s Cat Thought Experiment Breaks Quantum Theory

Physicist Neils Bohr once said, “Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.” A new version of Erwin Schrödinger’s famous cat-in-a-box thought experiment, though, shows that lack of understanding and shock can…

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The Essence of Being, Peter Russell

Speaking at SAND18 Italy, Peter Russell asks the perennial question: How can we be more at peace? He invites us to pause our thinking and doing and notice what is actually present, and reminds us of…

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If Thoughts and Feelings Could Speak

I remember the moment the teaching to “see” rather than ignore thoughts and feelings became real for me. It was during a car ride. Before that moment, whenever thoughts and feelings made it seem that something…

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The Spirituality of Science

Quantum particles, the foundation of the universe, are like naughty children playing catch me if you can with scientists in a game with no rules. How can one solitary particle morph to be both a wave…

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Yoga is a Celebration of Life, Eric Baret

Eric Baret points out that there are no sculptures of yogic asanas in Indian temples before the modern era. He describes today’s yoga as a commercial project, a kind of yoga irrelevant to the ancient traditions….

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The Heritability Challenge to Evolution and Materialism

An Opening for Religious Perspectives With enormous certainty science has presented its material-only understanding of life. This intellectually-bracketed understanding has been packaged within a natural selection-beget, DNA-specified framework. But years of nominally heretical or taboo research,…

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