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.
For more information visit http://www.ligmincha.org/
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
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.
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Rupert Spira in conversation
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
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.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
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.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
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...
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
SAND co-founder Zaya Benazzo interviews Turiya Hanover, co-founder of The Path of Love
A cathedral community envisions vibrant spirituality for the 21st century
In Kabbalah, the primary way that hidden truths are revealed is through disrobing
If you are seeking true Reality, since Reality is All, it must be here, now.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
May we all have compassion for every one of us being exactly as we are in each moment
Yoga does not bring understanding, but understanding may bring you to yoga.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
It was a powerful motor and well tuned; it took the hills easily, without a stutter, and the pick-up was excellent.
Human life as we’ve known it has ground to a halt, and we’re faced with an unprecedented crisis—and an unprecedented opportunity.
Please enter your email and we’ll send you instructions to reset your password