Mauro Bergonzi talks to the audience at SAND Italy, pointing them, with story and metaphor, to the truth of their being. In his clear and intimate way he shows us how we come to think that reality is made of fragments, though it presents itself to us undivided. But sooner or later our belief in concepts and maps collapses—then what remains?
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
At the core of Layla’s teachings is the process of releasing judgment surrounding sex
Eric Baret explains clearly that there is no need for the self to appropriate achievement
In this interview with Zaya Benazzo from SAND Italy, Ellen Emmet talks about the relationship between self-enquiry and the exploration of the body through tantra.
When even the sense of being collapses into the utter simplicity of what is.
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
What does it mean to be yourself from a nondual perspective?
While we have unlocked the potential of a single atom we have yet to unlock the full potential of wise, loving and compassionate action
Sally Kempton combines the wisdom of the tradition of Kashmir Shaiva Tantra with the practical understandings of contemporary psychology
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
SAND co-founder Zaya Benazzo interviews Turiya Hanover, co-founder of The Path of Love
Is it possible to live a life of activity while holding the perception of unity and fulfillment?
This excerpt from the The Strange and Necessary Case for Hope is rare medicine for our dark times.
Zaya Benazzo interviews Mark Dyczkowski on the history of Tantra
Yoga does not bring us to truth, truth expresses itself through yoga.
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
An immersive visual meditative journey with Rupert Spira
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
"There are so many teachings on the internet today – How am I to choose?"
In a rare meeting of minds, and a rare exploration of whether there is a predilection for spirituality, Gabor Mate asks Adyashanti to expand on passages from his recent book My Secret Is Silence.
Ellen Emmet explains her understanding of the role of the body in our exploration of truth...
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
It is the mind that turns now into past, present and future, and there is no way to leave the now.
Everything in the universe is shakti and spiritual life is the discovery of shakti.
Performing at the opening night of the 2019 SAND gathering in Italy, Parvathy Baul sings and dances
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
Francis Lucille answers questions from the audience at SAND 18, bringing his intelligence and wit to a variety of topics
Aisha Salem talks of being willing to let go of our limitations, of keeping ourselves small, and of living our individuality
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
"It is not a person that is waking up, it is consciousness."
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
The Yamabushi in northern Japan practice a once forbidden ancient religion. While their tradition is at risk of disappearing, it offers a way for those seeking a different path in Japan‘s society.
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
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.
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
It’s when we lose the illusion of control—when we’re most vulnerable and exposed—that we can discover the creative potential of our lives.
In the context of American spiritual practice nondual traditions and mindfulness traditions appear to be in sharp contrast.
The contemplative spirituality of via feminina begins with the practice of gestation.
Jun 26–28, 2020
Delight Yoga, Prinseneiland studio, Amsterdam
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
Wake up! Wake up! Errrr, ummmm, grrrrggr, Oh yes, I’m awake now. Wow, that was a weird dream.
Tradition and secret practices of mystical marriage and reawakening
It’s easy, during our everyday life in the world, to forget how extravagantly remarkable a human being actually is.
The path of reality is not a path, for it is an exploration of life in all that it is...
Entering into that territory where the practices that have sustained us no longer can guide us in the terrain we are in.
Asking a question is being the most active you can be. It means being humble. Humility is the most active attitude.
Ikkyu Sojun decided to be true to himself and that meant regular trips to brothels
Tandava means totality. It means the path is absolutely non-dual, because we integrate everything and we don't refuse any aspect of the human being
Seeking is an expression of truth, it’s not a way. Yoga does not bring us to truth, truth expresses itself through yoga.
From the dualistic thinking of the first half of life into the contemplative mind of the integrated self
This book is the first translation into English of what purports to be the complete Gospel of Mary Magdalene.
Times of chaos and challenge can be the most spiritually powerful…
Fear is raging, systems and structures are crumbling, much is being undone.
If you are seeking true Reality, since Reality is All, it must be here, now.
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