Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
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...
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Rupert Spira in conversation
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.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
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.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
While constellations and the stories attached to them have obvious artistic and spiritual significance, they also represent an elegant and effective solution to the problem of understanding complex physical environments.
We are all connected through the traumatization of the world and that the healing of trauma is a way of returning to the wholeness and fullness of living.
Master somatic therapist Peter Levine discusses the physiological origins of trauma, and how his Somatic Experiencing approach provides effective treatment.
What is deep medicine? How can re-establishing our relationships with the Earth and one another help us to heal?
In this conversation from the “Talks on Trauma” series Gabor investigates the paths of personal Trauma woven into the Buddhist and personal psychology fields for which Jack and Tara are so well known.
The first episode in our brand new podcast series!
The public is how the individual is measured out - a wave collapse function.
embodying anti-racist practice and cultural building a way of being in the world
A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us.
Dr. Gabor Maté on how our toxic culture is making us ill in his brand new book 'The Myth of Normal'
15 People's Stories, 5,000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer
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