If you really ARE pure Consciousness; limitless, infinite and sublime, how is it possible to ALSO live an ordinary and mundane human life when you're "down in the marketplace?" Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity, and yet, also experience not really being "OF" that same world, too? Can you actually walk the proverbial razor's edge between being "god" and being "human" by learning, instead, to simply "BE?" Discover practical ways of embracing the perennial paradox of living as a "ONE-ness" that, quite mysteriously, also likes to pretend that it's a "TWO-ness."
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
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...
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Rupert Spira in conversation
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
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.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
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.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
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
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
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...
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
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.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
The similarities, the differences, and the complementarities between the Eastern and Western understandings of transformation.
In the Sufi tradition, there is a saying, “Die before death.” For Sufis, this is an exhortation to befriend death and the process of letting go as a daily spiritual practice.
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