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.


  • SAND Anthology Vol. 8

    19 conversations with scientists and spiritual teachers

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    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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  • The MindBody Self

    A 4-part Webinar Series with Mario Martinez

    September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2018
    We know that the mind influences the body, but what seems to be ignored in the life sciences is what influences the mind. I will explain why culture is what influences the mind.

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    A 3-part Webinar Series with Tim Freke

    September 16, 23 and October 7, 2018
    In this series of 3 seminars, pioneering philosopher Tim Freke explores a visionary new worldview that unites science and spirituality, and makes the experience of awakening easily accessible.

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  • Duality, Nonduality and Beyond

    A 3-part Webinar Series with A H Almaas

    Sept 14, 15, and 16, 2018
    It has become common to think of awakening in terms of nonduality. Some use the term nondual to simply mean spiritual or the inseparability of all forms from each other. Thinking that realization means awakening to the nondual, however, is limiting the potential that we all have.

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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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Idealism and Emergent Spacetime

Scientific American recently published a very interesting essay by philosopher Susan Schneider. It offers an argument against panpsychism—the notion that experience is a fundamental aspect of all matter—based on the fact that new quantum gravity theories…


Message from Hopi Elders

You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered… Where are you…


Wishing well? The Practice: Bless.

Why? Lately, I’ve been wondering what would be on my personal list of top five practices (all tied for first place). You might ask yourself the same question, knowing that you can cluster related practices under…


Joan Tollifson: Emerging from the Dream of Separation

In her clear and unassuming way author and teacher Joan Tollifson leads us from the simple observation of our own experience of present sensations into seeing the eternity of now at the core of our being….


John Cage: Silence

How a composer was beguiled by the sound of nothing. “I have nothing to say and I am saying it and that is poetry.” Whereas the philosopher Henry David Thoreau sought silence in the vicinity of…


Knowing the Unseen Cosmic Organism

In recent years, many attempts have been made to explain how the large cluster of neurons and synapses in the human brain produce or generate consciousness. Some theorists propose that the synaptic mesh, or indeed the…

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