All of our ancestors and most of our relatives are immortal. We aren't. How come?
Learning the skills of dying occurs in the course of living deeply and well.
Lama Rod Owens holds a Master of Divinity degree in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School and is a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation.
We are living through the most exciting and most challenging times in human history, if not the history of planet.
Imagine the opportunity to transform your own view of death, diminish your fears and re-frame your relationship to living and dying.
Our ability to meet each moment in life with awareness benefits us immensely at the time of death.
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.
Dr. Long has investigated thousands of near-death experiences (NDEs) with the results of his research published in the New York Times bestselling book Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences.
Caring for people who are dying can be an intense, intimate, and deeply alive experience. It often challenges our most basic beliefs.
How does one choose to walk closely to the dying every day?
Let’s start with Anaximander, who said everything forming in Nature incurs a debt which it must repay so that other things may form, which I see as the essence of evolution and a fascinating take on Dying to Live.
In his meetings Rupert explores the perennial non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions.
In our world right now there are economic and political and surveillance systems that need help in dying.
Modern cosmology — the study of the nature and evolution of the cosmos itself — has allowed physicists to explain the history of the Universe from the first tiny fraction of a second until today. But what’s next?
Life and death are not the opposites the modern mind has made them to be.
Brenda weaves traditional medicine, Buddhism, mindfulness, Toltec energy medicine and ancient calendar teachings to help others understand the times we are in as humanity.
Instead of denying aging, avoiding death, or fantasizing about some after-life for “me”, Joan points to fully embracing the total disintegration and loss of control that growing old and dying—and living and loving and being awake—actually entails.
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.
Deepak shares his reflections on Death and shows us how coming to terms with our own beliefs about it can liberate us.
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us.
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
Every creature lives within its own sensory bubble, but only humans have the capacity to appreciate the experiences of other species. What we’ve learned is astounding.
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
Listening to/with/as the whole planet is listening and sining, a conversation with world renoun bioacoustic researcher
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
A controversial theory claims the reason butterflies and their caterpillars look so dissimilar is down to hybridogenesis
We are all fascinated by the mystery of metamorphosis. The caterpillar and the butterfly share nothing in common, and yet they are one and the same life.
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
An excerpt from the new book "The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine"
“We are not walking though the world; we are interwoven with it. In everything we do we participate in complexity"
Donald Hoffman describes his mathematical theory that ties in with consciousness touching into neuroscience, computer science, perception, and how we construct reality.
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