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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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 can there be intelligence without consciousness?
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
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.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Rupert Spira in conversation
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
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.
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.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
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
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with 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.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
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.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
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...
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Self-enhancement through spiritual practices can fool some of us into thinking we’re evolving
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