Steve Bhaerman is an internationally known author, humorist, and workshop leader. For more than 25 years, he has written and performed as Swami Beyondananda, the “Cosmic Comic.” Swami’s comedy has been described both as “comedy disguised as wisdom” and “wisdom disguised as comedy.” Noted author Marianne Williamson has called him “The Mark Twain of our generation.” Since 2005, Steve has written a political blog with a spiritual perspective, Notes From the Trail. His latest book, written with cellular biologist Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From Here (Hay House, 2009)
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Oct 22–26, 2014
Hayes Mansion, San Jose California
The most radical understanding of reality points first to radical wholeness, to the prior unity of all opposites and conditional experiences.
Nondual Awareness moves as Love Nondual awareness has been called the underlying, non-conceptual unity…
There is one fundamental presumption upon which our world culture is founded. This basic presumption states that experience is divided into two essential elements – a subject and an object – joined together by an act of knowing, feeling or perceiving.
Jun 28–30, 2019
Delight Yoga, Amsterdam
Tantra in the Western imagination stands for exotic and orgasmic rituals coming from India and Tibet that blend sex and meditation.
Richard Rohr, as a Catholic priest and Franciscan Friar, will offer a concise history of how Western Christianity once had, soon lost, tried to retrieve, and now is roundly rediscovering its own traditional understanding of unitive consciousness
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
SAND conference presenters and participants give us their thoughts
Jul 2–8, 2019
Titignano Castle, Italy
May 24–27, 2019
1440 Multiversity, California
A pre-recorded 4-part Video Series with Stanislav Grof
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