In episode #11 IONE is in conversation with Sounds of SAND Producer Michael Reiley McDermott
IONE is a noted author, playwright/director and poet whose works include the critically acclaimed memoir, Pride of Family Four Generations of American Women of Color, Listening in Dreams and This is a Dream! Other works include; The Night Train to Aswan and Nile Night: Remembered Texts from the Deep and Spell Breaking; Remembered Ways of Being, and Anthology of Women’s Mysteries.
Music from the Episode
Sounds of SAND is a podcast from Science and Nonduality which contemplates and reveres the beauty, complexity, pain, and great mystery that weave the infinite cycles of existence. We explore beyond ultimate truths, binary thinking, and individual awakening while acknowledging humanity as a mere part of the intricate web of life. Episodes tap into SAND’s rich history and collaborative future by presenting talks, dialogs, interviews, readings, music, and recordings from SAND Conferences, events, and webinars weaving timeless wisdom and embodied experience. Let’s listen, learn, and share.
We spent the hour with Sophie as she shared numerous writings and musing on being good soil
Exploring the deep sound medicine of Laura and the implications of living in a world of sound
exploring into the life and work of musician and Sufi teacher Hazrat Inayat Khan
highlighting some shimmering jewels from the first 50 episodes of the podcast's 1-year anniversary
We need Afrofuturism; not as a box to put people in, but as a lens with which to change the way we imagine and actualize an inclusive future. A future where Black people are in control of their own destinies.
"Those in power write the history, those who suffer write the songs" –Frank Harte
A new story from Sophie read at the Sophie Strand was a guest speaker at Bayo Akomolafe's webinar The Wandering, Winding Way of the Wound webinar
a blissful exploration of Indian classical music
From the Wisdom of Trauma 'Talks on Trauma' Series – All Access Pass
Mary Magdalene’s confessions reveal a sensual world of love and betrayal, magic and mystery, hidden within the Gospels
16th Century devotional poet who composed over 1,000 devotional bhajans expressing her love for Lord Krishna.
Dazzling timelapse shows how microbes spoil our food – and sometimes enrich it.
Silent and serene, forgetting words, bright clarity appears before you.
Alixa Garcia, of the spoken word duo Climbing PoeTree, and Java Rahm, on the Kora, perform live for the Bioneers audience.
But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams... his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream... his wings are clipped and his feet are tied... so he opens his throat to sing.
Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Gurrumul's music video 'Wiyathul', taken from the album 'Gurrumul'.
Canadian artist focused on the relationships of cosmic patterning, divine intelligence, the environment and the interconnectivity of all life forms
The legendary singer discusses her Buddhist practice with Lion's Roar Magazine
Stephen Levine with a poem on forgiveness and a reevaluation of our so-called enemies.
A 1911 painting conveying how silence is a portal to the mysterious.
A review and deep dive into the future of music composition from a Quantum Music conference at the Goethe-Institut
Remembering the late great singer and activist with this interview and performance from Irish TV on her own interspiritual journey through music
And when two people have loved each other see how it is like a scar between their bodies, stronger, darker, and proud;
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