Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
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?
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
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.
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...
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Fritjof Capra 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.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Rupert Spira in conversation
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
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
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
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
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Jeremy England says spiritual ideas can inform our scientific quest for the origin of life.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
Tina looks at the developing embryo through the eyes of Dr Jaap van der Wal
Electromagnetic energy in the brain enables brain matter to create our consciousness
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
What altered states of consciousness can tell us about consciousness itself
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?
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