Fritjof Capra summarizes years of research and revelation on the systems view of life in 17 profound and significant minutes. In plain language he introduces the idea that cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system to self-organize and the self-perpetuate. He concludes by expressing the hope that this new scientific theory which, for the first time, unifies mind, matter and life, will soon be common knowledge.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of 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As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
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...
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...
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.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Rupert Spira in conversation
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
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.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
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.”
Promoting his new book 'The Myth of Normal' on the Tim Ferris Show
Dr. Gabor Maté presents the idea that it is this level of suffering that will lead to the clarity of truth and realignment with our highest selves
Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal…
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'
Learning the skills of dying occurs in the course of living deeply and well.
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.
An overview of oppression as the environment for intergenerational trauma
The first episode in our brand new podcast series!
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