How do the different spiritual traditions view being human? How do they differ in their appreciation of the human individual and the place of the human in the total scheme of reality? A dialogue in depth that may help us see our value for the universe.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
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.
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
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
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Rupert Spira in conversation
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...
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
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.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
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.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
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 source of capacity to optimize our experience...
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
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.
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
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Mirabai Starr in conversation with 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.
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
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