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.
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
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?
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Everything is not a thing
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
to fashion universes out of emptiness
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Fungi have long supported and enriched life on our planet. They must be protected as fiercely as animals and plants.
My PhD thesis was on non separability and non locality in Quantum theory.
This talk is about what Bayo calls "ontofugitivity": how things go astray
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
Real vs. Fake Shamans, Hallucinogens, and the Dalai Lamas of South America
Sabine answers Zaya's burning questions at Wisdom in Times of Crisis
If you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to
Creating an Inhabitable World for Humans Means Dismantling Rigid Forms of Individuality
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
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