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.
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.
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...
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
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.
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
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
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
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
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Rupert Spira in conversation
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Daniel Siegel answers questions from 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
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
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 do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
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 in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
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
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Yoga does not bring understanding, but understanding may bring you to yoga.
We are consciousness, and awareness, and yet we identify with an object in awareness
Everything is not a thing
A cathedral community envisions vibrant spirituality for the 21st century
In Kabbalah, the primary way that hidden truths are revealed is through disrobing
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