Rick Archer moderates a panel discussion with Jac O’Keeffe, Craig Holliday and Caverly Morgan on steps towards the establishment of an association of professional spiritual teachers. In a wide-ranging conversation, which includes consideration of the need for a code of ethics, the panel and members of the audience at SAND 18 share their experiences and suggestions—to explore and enliven an understanding of what may or may not be appropriate behavior in a spiritual teacher.
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Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
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...
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
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.
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.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
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.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Rupert Spira in conversation
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
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
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
The emptiness of existence finds its expression in the flitting present as the only manner of real existence.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Total silence in which there is neither the observer nor the thing observed is the highest form of a religious mind.
Orland Bishop has a conversation with a small group at SAND19 US.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
The yogic sages anticipated quantum physics by noting that a subtle vibrational energy is the substratum of everything we know.
You live with your body now and you attend to your body needs in a functional way
Francis answers Jeanric's questions in this touching interview
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