Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
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?
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
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.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Rupert Spira in conversation
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
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.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
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...
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
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 can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
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.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
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
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Sabine answers Zaya's burning questions at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
My PhD thesis was on non separability and non locality in Quantum theory.
If you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
This talk is about what Bayo calls "ontofugitivity": how things go astray
Real vs. Fake Shamans, Hallucinogens, and the Dalai Lamas of South America
Fungi have long supported and enriched life on our planet. They must be protected as fiercely as animals and plants.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
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