A painful childhood associated with poverty, an alcoholic father and mother suffering from mental illness resulted in a childhood filled with fear, uncertainty, despair and hopelessness. At the age of 12 years everything changed after meeting one person who intuitively knew that the path to transcendence was through compassion and through compassion one is led to oneness. A personal narrative combined with a discussion of our evolution intertwined with the effects of practicing compassion.
The journey into authentic nondual experience usually entails an ongoing experience of paradox
There is a special area of the Matrix reserved for people who think they have exited the Matrix.
Loch shares discoveries from the recent neuroscience of awakening to support living from nondual love.
Jean Houston in conversation with the audience
Exploring, Understanding and Applying Advaita Vedanta
What can we do to bring healing and protection to the Earth?
Everything is not a thing
What constitutes the essence of a true relationship?
Knowledge is Different in Different Levels of Consciousness
We live in a time characterized by convergences of many kinds
Grounding in the Act of Seeing Sacred Difference
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
How do we unlearn and de-program our toxic and limiting beliefs?
Zaya Bennazzo asks panelists to share their insights about the climate crisis
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions
The unshakable knowing that not everything is as it appears to be
Lama Tsomo teaches us the ancient Tibetan compassion practice of Tonglen, one of the Four Boundless Qualities
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
While the personal level is an important foundation, the next level is to bring our practice to the interpersonal realm
Pamela Wilson 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.
Love is the refusal to separate —Nisargadatta Maharaj
Sea Stars is the musical collaboration of Kurt Baumann and Katie Gray.
Biomimicry is not just about emulating; it is also about reconnecting and rekindling our relationship with nature.
The complexity of the present time seems to demand a deepening of our nature if we are going to survive.
What if the ways we think about the climate crisis is the crisis?
Our primary evidence, our only certainty is consciousness.
to fashion universes out of emptiness
The challenges we face and the changes underway signal a genuine transformation of the world
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?
Oftentimes, the culprit of our inability to genuinely relate in our heart is our adherence to the dualistic paradigm of “otherness.”
Coming to Peace with All that Arises in Everyday Life
Heartfelt connectedness and love drive our ability to get in-synch with our deeper self, others, and the rhythms of the Earth.
James Doty has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US.
Discover the esoteric relationship between form and formlessness embedded within the Shema
In most spiritual traditions, love is seen only as universal or cosmic love.
Indigenous sciences, embedded and discussed through indigenous languages, have suffered great destruction.
Can we rejig our space-time interface to open new portals into the preexisting realm of conscious agents?
Rupert Spira has a conversation with the audience at SAND19 US
Francis Lucille answers questions at SAND19 US.
There is a profound and painful sense of disconnection in humanity.
In the coming decades, the pace of life will be much faster than it is today
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) is a radically interdisciplinary and groundbreaking field
In quantum physics, it appears that only relationships are real.
Many embrace perspectives and belief systems that are in discord with Nature’s rhythms.
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
One of the fundamental spiritual, social, and ecological challenges of our time is learning how to live into what we know.
The late Zen Master shares how to look deeply into the true nature of everything
Deepak shares his reflections on Death and shows us how coming to terms with our own beliefs about it can liberate us.
Biographical documentary of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh narrated by Peter Coyote
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