Nadeshwari invites the SAND 18 audience to hold the space as she describes and sings two Indian mantras, including Shiva's answer to Shakti's question from the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, How can knowledge take us to silence?
What may or may not be appropriate behavior for a spiritual teacher?
Cognition, or mind, is the very process of life itself, which requires neither a brain nor a nervous system
What does it take to recognize our true human qualities and express them in the world?
Nonduality and Healing from Trauma - The Realization Process
Charles Eisenstein answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
Daniel Siegel introduces the Wheel of Awareness, a representation of the structure of mind. Research…
Is there any behavior that we can say for certain is unique to humans?
Bob Thurman delights the audience at SAND 2018 with his lighthearted approach to the wisdom and the…
When we know ourselves as this whole which subsumes everything, we cease to diminish or dismiss the mystery of being human
Philosopher, scholar and longtime observer of culture and behavior the world over, Jean Houston shares…
Discover the world of magic mushrooms
Can you live "IN" the Dream world with absolute integrity and authenticity
Unveil the obstacles that block creativity and host them in a way...
Fritjof Capra answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US
When we engage in the distortion that the relative plane is separate from the absolute, we ignore the reality of the illusion.
How do the different spiritual traditions view being human?
In this memorable conversation from SAND 18 Peter Levine, the father of trauma therapy work, and Thomas Huebl, a spiritual teacher known for his work integrating healing of collective trauma, discuss the relationship between healing trauma and...
An "immersion" lecture into the world of psylocibin, mycelium and evolution of consciousness
The source of capacity to optimize our experience...
Peter Russell in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.
James Fadiman fieds questions at SAND18 US
How the experienced self is put together out of memories and feelings.
Awakened living realizes that the absolute and the relative dimensions of our Being are simply “not-two.”
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Our human-ness will become more and more threatened by AI
Stuart Hameroff, co-founder of the Toward a Science of Consciousness conference, follows a brief overview…
Donald Hoffman reminds us that we can predict people's choices up to seven seconds before they are conscious of making that choice.
The mystery and power of the creative process can perhaps be best understood through the lens of the birthing process.
In the midst of a global lion crisis that treats Africa’s most sacred animals as a killing commodity...
Dzogchen, the bardo, sleep and the yoga of dreams
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.
A four-billion-year-old cycling evolutionary engine of creation lifted us improbable and beautiful human beings into existence.
How we can uncover the traumas embedded in our social body and work together to heal these wounds
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
This presentation will explore the nature of the psychic realm, where it fits into the spiritual spectrum, and how to avoid the common pitfalls and potential to get stuck there.
This talk explains current research into the structures within the brain
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
To think of the human stage as simply for enlightenment shortchanges the potential of humanity.
What if we put into every day practice the scientific truths that we know?
The “awe-full” qualities of horror and terror may share essential roots with those underlying transformative states such as flow, awe, presence, timelessness and ecstasy.
Silent awareness is mostly drawn to light, sound, color, beauty, movement, patterns and contrast.
At the 2018 SAND Conference, David Ellzey physically and wordlessly tells the story that resolves the seeming paradox of being both human and transcendent.
Rupert Spira in conversation
How can there be intelligence without consciousness?
Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US
As the outdated patriarchal structures rise up in backlash to their inevitable downfall, the need for a more sustainable world paradigm couldn’t be greater
Creativity can be seen as a state of natural flow...
Being fully human requires the awakening of the deep Heart as well as the full embrace of the vulnerable human heart.
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
In episode 4 of our Podcast we explore the traditional Tibetan Buddhist beliefs of death and dying
The first episode in our brand new podcast series!
In the Sufi tradition, there is a saying, “Die before death.” For Sufis, this is an exhortation to befriend death and the process of letting go as a daily spiritual practice.
In this live SAND Conference talk Mona offers some beautiful sacred wisdom from her Islamic tradition with that special Science and Nonduality flavor weaving her talk through the ancient and the modern, the light and dark in this talk.
We look back at a selection of talks of Peter's from SAND conferences and host a discussion about his history with science and spirituality
Heart-break is painful. There is no way around that. The loss of a loved one is devastating. It breaks you down. It tears you apart. The life that you thought you were living is no more. The person you thought you were, has died with your loved one.
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