In this talk Bayo Akomolafe poses a jarring question: What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis? More to the point, what if the feverish quest for "solutions" (which characterizes climate justice movements today) is getting in the way of radical transformation? Introducing stories and myths from African tradition, Bayo extends an urgent invitation to notice climate change as the deconstruction of the human, and to approach demise and dying as abundant fields of surprise--a radical discontinuity.
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
Everything is not a thing
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
to fashion universes out of emptiness
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
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?
If you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
Sabine answers Zaya's burning questions at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
Creating an Inhabitable World for Humans Means Dismantling Rigid Forms of Individuality
Fungi have long supported and enriched life on our planet. They must be protected as fiercely as animals and plants.
Real vs. Fake Shamans, Hallucinogens, and the Dalai Lamas of South America
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
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