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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James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Charles Eisenstein 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.
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
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.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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...
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.
Rupert Spira in conversation
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience 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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
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.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
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
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
A dialog between two modern spiritual teachers on the nature and wonder of the heart
We look back at a selection of talks of Peter's from SAND conferences and host a discussion about his history with science and spirituality
In this live SAND Conference talk Mona offers some beautiful sacred wisdom from her Islamic tradition with that special Science and Nonduality flavor weaving her talk through the ancient and the modern, the light and dark in this talk.
The first episode in our brand new podcast series!
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