James Fadiman takes 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
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Rupert Spira in conversation
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with 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.
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
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.
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
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.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
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...
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.
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
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
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Electromagnetic energy in the brain enables brain matter to create our consciousness
A new type of experiment could get us closer to grasping human consciousness.
Sam Harris speaks with Iain McGilchrist about the differences between the right and left hemispheres.
Jeremy England says spiritual ideas can inform our scientific quest for the origin of life.
Consciousness may be an emergent property from a bunch of background chatter.
Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.
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