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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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...
Rupert Spira in conversation
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
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.
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As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
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Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
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.
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
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.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
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?
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
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Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
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.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
In these times of layered and intersecting personal and collective traumas...
Francis answers questions from the audience at SAND18US
Love is the highest and most precious "asset" of human existence.
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