Rupert Spira in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
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 source of capacity to optimize our experience...
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
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.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
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…
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience 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.
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
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
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
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...
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
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...
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
I am not this body. I am in this body, and this is part of my incarnation and I honor it but that isn’t who I am.
Yoga does not bring us to truth, truth expresses itself through yoga.
Francis answers Jeanric's questions in this touching interview
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
To watch a show with the Hridaya, the open mind, the open heart, can bring us closer to truth than yoga
Michael Meade speaks so beautifully about the role of "descent" in any spiritual journey.
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
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