In this short Q&A session from SAND 18, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche answers questions about dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams, demonstrating his ability to make ancient Tibetan teachings accessible and relevant to our modern lives.
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This presentation will explore the nature of the psychic realm, where it fits into the spiritual spectrum, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and potential to get stuck there.
The “awe-full” qualities of horror and terror may share essential roots with those underlying transformative states such as flow, awe, presence, timelessness and ecstasy.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
In this memorable conversation from SAND 18 Peter Levine, the father of trauma therapy work, and Thomas Huebl, a spiritual teacher known for his work integrating healing of collective trauma, discuss the relationship between healing trauma and...
Peter Russell explains that most human beings—unlike animals—focus on the past and the future, which means they spend their time in a state of discontent.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Rupert Spira in conversation
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
In episode 4 of our Podcast we explore the traditional Tibetan Buddhist beliefs of death and dying
Consciousness is not a thing. Asking “What is consciousness?” is like asking “Where does light come from?”, while watching a movie.
A dialog between two modern spiritual teachers on the nature and wonder of the heart
...As you walk back by the little farmhouses, the meadows, and the railway line, you will see that yesterday has come to an end: life begins where thought ends...
What am I up to when, with a couple of blindingly luminous formulations, I claim to take my stand as Awareness and to allow everything, free from resistance, effortlessly?
Brenda weaves traditional medicine, Buddhism, mindfulness, Toltec energy medicine and ancient calendar teachings to help others understand the times we are in as humanity.
The first episode in our brand new podcast series!
Do you think peace requires an end to war? Or tigers eating only vegetables?
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