Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
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.
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 in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
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.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
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...
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
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
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Rupert Spira in conversation
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.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
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 we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Gabor Maté prompts Thomas Hübl to talk about his understanding that trauma is not just an individual but a collective experience.
Intergenerational trauma: the impact of colonization and genocide Indigenous wisdom and the healing of trauma Resistance and healing
Compassion is the ability, by Awareness, to recognize and acknowledge only itself everywhere.
peak oil, carbon footprint, renewables, hydro, nuclear, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
an organic and wild conversation between two poets, writers, philosophers and theobiologians
‘The End of This World’ reveals where the climate justice movement needs to go and how we get there
Celebrating the life and legacy of Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh one-year after he returned to mother earth.
Explore their new book Post Capitalist Philanthropy: Healing Wealth in the Time of Collapse
From "Democracy and Belonging Forum" – Why We Need a Politics of Exile in a Time of Troubling Stuckness
Our interconnectedness is undeniable. There is a singular pulse that weaves us all together. When we lose touch with that pulse, we suffer.
Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo host this Community Gathering with Dënesųłiné indigenous rights activist and climate activist Eriel Tchekwie Deranger.
Dr. Shiva on quantum physicist, ecologist, and activism, climate collapse, the dangers of our lives being controlled by Silicon Valley, and the pandemic
exploring the Politics of Cure, the Shadows of Harm Reduction, and Transgressive Networks of Care at World End
We’ve been told such a horrendously wrong story about what our past is as human beings.
At this time we are collective examining our human generated systems, worldview, purpose, or our paradigm. What if paradigm was a choice?
“Through altered state of consciousness work, we’re able to retrieve the parts of ourselves that broke away from trauma.”
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