In this moving panel discussion from SAND 19 Zaya Bennazzo asks Thomas Hübl, Charles Eisenstein, Bayo Akomolafe and Cynthia Jurs to share their insights about the climate crisis, and our human response to it. After members of the audience offer examples of how climate change has affected them, the suggestion is made that what is happening here is in fact a funeral service, and what humanity is feeling is grief. There are rich presentations from the panelists, all of whom share the perspective that the issues we are facing arise from the attitude that planet earth is separate from us. The telling of myths and stories brings light to the discussion, which concludes that the beginning of the road to healing is the understanding that we are the planet.
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Everything is not a thing
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
to fashion universes out of emptiness
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
Sabine answers Zaya's burning questions at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
Creating an Inhabitable World for Humans Means Dismantling Rigid Forms of Individuality
If you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to
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
This talk is about what Bayo calls "ontofugitivity": how things go astray
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
My PhD thesis was on non separability and non locality in Quantum theory.
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