Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
Rupert Spira in conversation
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
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…
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
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.
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
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...
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
Daniel Siegel 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...
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Peter Russell in conversation with 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.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
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
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.
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
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
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
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.
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test. It turns out they have much more in common with other nationalities than they thought ...
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
To celebrate Earth Day we would like to offer you the following mediation, which is a is a love letter to the Earth, written by Thay.
In a time of growing ecological and humanitarian crises, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee bears witness to the darkness of the dying myth we are stranded in.
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
two excerpts from the online SAND event with Thomas
the dark stages of dissolution that precede the transformation of butterflies
Wisdom keeper and spiritual master Isira invites us to look into the causes behind the critical challenges we face
Gabor Maté prompts Thomas Hübl to talk about his understanding that trauma is not just an individual but a collective experience.
An Open Online Event with Thomas Hübl
Modern dreams of death and dying are deeply "humanistic", tethered to a vision of the self as independent and removed from "nature".
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