Oct 23–27, 2019
Hayes Mansion, San Jose California
Oct 24–27, 2019
Jul 14–20, 2020
Titignano Castle, Italy
With Mirabai Starr
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Lee Smolin on the Jim Rutt show.
An award-winning documentary: As a rising star in the field of abstract mathematics, Michael discovered that he could see beauty and pattern where others could not. But his path was not to be inside academia, or even inside society. 38 min
Join us virtually in the SAND main conference room
By Jake Parks
We've detected puny, stellar-mass black holes. And we've detected giant, supermassive black holes. But what about those in the middle?
By Shawn Radcliffe
Often in our world of mass-produced goods and machine-like cities, we strive for perfection,
By Mirabai Starr
By David Paul Gontar
With Shantena Augusto Sabbadini • Saturdays, November 2, 9, &16, 2019
A 3-part Live Webinar Series
With Julie Brown Yau • Sundays, November 10, 17, 24, 2019
A pre-recorded 4-part Video Series with Stanislav Grof
By Kevin Hartnett
Mathematicians and neuroscientists have created the first anatomically accurate model that explains how vision is possible.
With Federico Faggin
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
With Robert Sapolsky
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
By Donald Hoffman
We assume our senses see reality as it is—but that could be just an evolved illusion obscuring the true workings of quantum theory and consciousness
With Donald Hoffman
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
With Dr. Ruediger Dahlke • Sunday 16 June 2019
a Free online Conversation with Dr. Ruediger Dahlke, hosted by Zaya Benazzo
By Riccardo Manzotti
What are we? A soul? An immaterial mind? A flow of energy? Are we our bodies or neural patterns in our brains?
By Peta Morton
In a leafy, seemingly conventional corner of suburban Essex in southeast England ordinary children are learning in the most extraordinary of ways.
With Gabor Maté and Adyashanti
In a rare meeting of minds, and a rare exploration of whether there is a predilection for spirituality, Gabor Mate asks Adyashanti to expand on passages from his recent book My Secret Is Silence.
With A.H. Almaas
At his SAND18 appearance A.H. Almaas talks about the importance and mystery of being human, and of the great opportunity and potential of human beings.
With Daniel Siegel
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
By Lynn K. Russell
Just as artists are driven to create, scientists need to prove that something is as it seems. Their mantra is, don’t tell me, show me through repeated tests that arrive at the same results every time.
By Alexandra Sheren
These days people have lost their connection with many powerful elements of energy and nature, sound being one of them—as a means of healing and brain entertainment.
By Greg Sipp
For well over a century, scientists have been wrestling with what quantum mechanics has been revealing to us about fundamental reality
By Susan Blackmore
Might we humans be the only species on this planet to be truly conscious?
For anyone who has watched a friend fall in love, Nietzsche’s words from Thus Spoke Zarathustra might…
In order to understand the true nature of reality, science must first recognize the importance of consciousness, says Dr. Robert Lanza, a stem-cell biologist whose work has earned him high acclaim.
By Josh Hrala
How did great mathematicians like Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein make the leap from understanding basic mathematical concepts to answering fundamental questions about the Universe?
The heart is essential to our life, pumping oxygenated blood throughout our body. But it’s also the…
From the comfortable seat of our bodies (and built-in brains), it’s easy to think that consciousness…
By Steven Parton
Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours...
By Science and Nonduality
When it comes to the world around us, what we perceive is not always what is actually there.
If you were to stand outside the universe—outside both space and time—and look at your life, you would see your birth, your death and every moment in between laid out as distinct points.
By Galen Strawson
It is precisely science that makes the key point shine most brightly: the point that there is a fundamental respect in which ultimate intrinsic nature of the stuff of the universe is unknown to us — except insofar as it is consciousness.
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