Federico Faggin, Kate Stockly, Vincent Horn and Carole Griggs are the panelists in this vital and timely discussion on "soul engineering." Applications of the science of consciousness - engineering the spiritual path - raise questions we have never had to face: How can we know a technology-induced mystical experience is authentic? What does technology mean for the future of religion? What are the limits of science's ability to understand mystical experiences? Panel and audience weigh in on these and many other topics in this format-bending "unpanel."
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
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.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
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...
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Rupert Spira in conversation
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
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.
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.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Daniel Siegel answers questions from 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
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
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...
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
There are many big questions to be curious about, and one of the most fascinating is this: What makes…
consciousness is a fundamental quality of the cosmos, and that what we call the material world emerges from it.
The first step towards an ontological comprehension of physics consists in the rediscovery of what we term the corporeal domain, which is basically the perceptible, beginning with the visual.
The very word "quantum" makes people's imaginations run wild. But chances are you've fallen for at least one of these myths.
Physicists have discovered a jewel-shaped geometric object that challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental constituents of nature.
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