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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Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
In a passionate presentation in praise of emotion, Zhen Dao offers a reframe of the traditional dichotomy…
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
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 may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
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.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
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...
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
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.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
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.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
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
Rupert Spira in conversation
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Among different categories of dreams, there are extraordinary experiences that are life-changing.
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
A cathedral community envisions vibrant spirituality for the 21st century
May we all have compassion for every one of us being exactly as we are in each moment
If you are seeking true Reality, since Reality is All, it must be here, now.
Yoga does not bring understanding, but understanding may bring you to yoga.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
Love is the highest and most precious "asset" of human existence.
Human life as we’ve known it has ground to a halt, and we’re faced with an unprecedented crisis—and an unprecedented opportunity.
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