Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
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...
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
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.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
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
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
How do the different spiritual traditions view 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.
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.
Stories, fiction included, act as a kind of surrogate life.
We would play shower games like ‘I will remember you every time I …’ We would prepare a death ‘nursery.’ There’d be a great playlist.
"There's really no research that supports that point of view,"
Nondualism and idealism aren’t purely Eastern insights, but the metaphysical and spiritual root of the West as well
Jul 16–19, 2020
Consciousness, rather than matter, is the basis of all reality.
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
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