Geshe Tenzin leads the audience on a meditation experience to unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way that they dissolve and make space for a space of love and clarity.
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
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.
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
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.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
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...
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
Rupert Spira in conversation
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
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
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
You live with your body now and you attend to your body needs in a functional way
The emptiness of existence finds its expression in the flitting present as the only manner of real existence.
Ever since the tender age, I’ve had this passionate love affair with the aspen trees
A cathedral community envisions vibrant spirituality for the 21st century
For me it is irrelevant, but let’s say for the Kashmirian tradition, as far as my teacher expressed…
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Life is allied with myth in order that we may advance along an evolutionary path
Human life as we’ve known it has ground to a halt, and we’re faced with an unprecedented crisis—and an unprecedented opportunity.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Sometimes I wonder if Mary breastfed Jesus. if she cried out when he bit her
The impossible predicament of being alive, the great wound that will not heal.
If you are seeking true Reality, since Reality is All, it must be here, now.
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