Rupert Spira makes the case for embracing one unique authority: the absolute knowledge of our own being. It is the only thing that all people have in common, the source of the peace and fulfillment for which all people long. For this reason, it is the only knowledge there is that could serve as a foundation for world peace
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James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
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
Daniel Siegel answers questions from 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.
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
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…
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
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.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
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.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
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...
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
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
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Rupert Spira in conversation
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
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.
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…
Touching into listening, embodiment, the shadow, and devotion with teacher and author Ellen Emmet
A wide ranging discussion with interdependent spiritual mystic master
A dialog between two modern spiritual teachers on the nature and wonder of the heart
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