We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds, giving our civilization a threshold of significant climaxes and challenges. These outer forces of intense change are in direct alignment with inner capacities we are yet to acknowledge and live from. It is my hope that this session will allow us to contemplate the rich human and planetary histories we have inherited. The intention here is to consider how we can become aware of our true legacies, step into the realities of our deepest belonging and act from conscience as the prerequisite virtue to initiate our age, the age of humanity.
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Everything is not a thing
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
to fashion universes out of emptiness
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
exploring the Politics of Cure, the Shadows of Harm Reduction, and Transgressive Networks of Care at World End
Our interconnectedness is undeniable. There is a singular pulse that weaves us all together. When we lose touch with that pulse, we suffer.
Celebrating the life and legacy of Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh one-year after he returned to mother earth.
Gabor Maté prompts Thomas Hübl to talk about his understanding that trauma is not just an individual but a collective experience.
Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo host this Community Gathering with Dënesųłiné indigenous rights activist and climate activist Eriel Tchekwie Deranger.
From "Democracy and Belonging Forum" – Why We Need a Politics of Exile in a Time of Troubling Stuckness
At this time we are collective examining our human generated systems, worldview, purpose, or our paradigm. What if paradigm was a choice?
We’ve been told such a horrendously wrong story about what our past is as human beings.
An sprawling conversation in relation to deep time, land, and indigenous trauma and science
“Through altered state of consciousness work, we’re able to retrieve the parts of ourselves that broke away from trauma.”
Dr. Shiva on quantum physicist, ecologist, and activism, climate collapse, the dangers of our lives being controlled by Silicon Valley, and the pandemic
Zaya and Maurizio talk about their film projects and the need to spiritually connect people around the world on Prague TV
peak oil, carbon footprint, renewables, hydro, nuclear, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
Intergenerational trauma: the impact of colonization and genocide Indigenous wisdom and the healing of trauma Resistance and healing
‘The End of This World’ reveals where the climate justice movement needs to go and how we get there
Explore their new book Post Capitalist Philanthropy: Healing Wealth in the Time of Collapse
an organic and wild conversation between two poets, writers, philosophers and theobiologians
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