We presume we are small entities when in fact within each of us is the entire enfolded universe waiting to be unfolded and revealed. Our choice to open to love is the path towards freedom and liberation. We've heard this. We feel it. But how do we do it? How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs? How do we rid ourselves of negative cycles and patterns and live in the manner most aligned with our highest purpose? Through the use of ancient technologies and methodologies, we can engage that which is beyond.
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
The path to transcendence is through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
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?
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
The panelists invite SAND community members to explore privilege and consequences of racial and ontological identities.
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Pamela Wilson has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Everything is not a thing
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
to fashion universes out of emptiness
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
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.
The world is in desperate need for compassion. Compassion means to recognize the real nature of every living being
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
Francis Lucille's dialogue with the audience at SAND19 US
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
two excerpts from the online SAND event with Thomas
Gordon Hempton is an acoustic ecologist whose life work is preserving the world’s silent places
Compassion is the ability, by Awareness, to recognize and acknowledge only itself everywhere.
In this video made for the first "Gathering of the Tribes", Laura used Midjourney AI and Pixelmator to visualise key principles of activism, regeneration, and solarpunk ideologies
Gabor Maté prompts Thomas Hübl to talk about his understanding that trauma is not just an individual but a collective experience.
Covid-19 is the first time in our lives that nature has turned against us on a planetary scale.
Intergenerational trauma: the impact of colonization and genocide Indigenous wisdom and the healing of trauma Resistance and healing
Wisdom keeper and spiritual master Isira invites us to look into the causes behind the critical challenges we face
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.
Zaya and Maurizio talk about their film projects and the need to spiritually connect people around the world on Prague TV
an organic and wild conversation between two poets, writers, philosophers and theobiologians
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
SAND guest speaker with a taste of Sufi Whirling
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
“Butterfly brought color to the world. Frog teaches you that if you put others before yourself you will reap the rewards.”
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.
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 ...
Our interconnectedness is undeniable. There is a singular pulse that weaves us all together. When we lose touch with that pulse, we suffer.
“Through altered state of consciousness work, we’re able to retrieve the parts of ourselves that broke away from trauma.”
the dark stages of dissolution that precede the transformation of butterflies
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".
peak oil, carbon footprint, renewables, hydro, nuclear, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
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