There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix. The answers to metaphysical questions—and indeed political questions, personal questions—are usually less important than the process that the question launches. Here we explore the power of the question and the power of not-knowing, with special reference to science, politics, the maintenance of consensus reality, and the moments when love shines through.
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
Everything is not a thing
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
to fashion universes out of emptiness
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
“Butterfly brought color to the world. Frog teaches you that if you put others before yourself you will reap the rewards.”
We’ve been told such a horrendously wrong story about what our past is as human beings.
peak oil, carbon footprint, renewables, hydro, nuclear, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo host this Community Gathering with Dënesųłiné indigenous rights activist and climate activist Eriel Tchekwie Deranger.
An sprawling conversation in relation to deep time, land, and indigenous trauma and science
‘The End of This World’ reveals where the climate justice movement needs to go and how we get there
From "Democracy and Belonging Forum" – Why We Need a Politics of Exile in a Time of Troubling Stuckness
Celebrating the life and legacy of Zen monk Thich Nhat Hanh one-year after he returned to mother earth.
an organic and wild conversation between two poets, writers, philosophers and theobiologians
Dr. Shiva on quantum physicist, ecologist, and activism, climate collapse, the dangers of our lives being controlled by Silicon Valley, and the pandemic
exploring the Politics of Cure, the Shadows of Harm Reduction, and Transgressive Networks of Care at World End
Intergenerational trauma: the impact of colonization and genocide Indigenous wisdom and the healing of trauma Resistance and healing
At this time we are collective examining our human generated systems, worldview, purpose, or our paradigm. What if paradigm was a choice?
“Through altered state of consciousness work, we’re able to retrieve the parts of ourselves that broke away from trauma.”
Explore their new book Post Capitalist Philanthropy: Healing Wealth in the Time of Collapse
Our interconnectedness is undeniable. There is a singular pulse that weaves us all together. When we lose touch with that pulse, we suffer.
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