James Fadiman takes questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
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.
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Rupert Spira in conversation
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
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.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
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.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
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...
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
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 can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Queer Ecology seeks to disrupt heteronormative projections onto nature... It is ubiquitous from flowers to insects to fungi.
In a major discovery, the very fabric of the cosmos is constantly being roiled and rumpled all around us
We are all fascinated by the mystery of metamorphosis. The caterpillar and the butterfly share nothing in common, and yet they are one and the same life.
Listening to/with/as the whole planet is listening and sining, a conversation with world renoun bioacoustic researcher
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
We are going through a pandemic ... I have witnessed another epidemic unfolding before my eyes: the overwhelming increase in cancer cases.
In this talk Maurizio and Merlin discuss Merlin’s book Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
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