What is the Self? - Science and Nonduality (SAND)

What is the Self?

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Mystics in all ages and cultures describe the self as infinite, stable and ever-present phenomena. Modern physics describe the world as a self-moving, self-designing pattern, an undivided wholeness, a dance. We, as a society, relate to the self mostly as an individual, unique, time bound form. Our common sense, as individuals and society, hasn’t caught up with this picture and it still based on long-held biases and stories. The Earth is clearly round but we still act as if it was flat…

We live at the dawn of a scientific revolution, every day brings new findings from a wide range of scientific disciplines about what it means to be human. Modern science now gives us the detailed descriptions of the mechanisms our brain needs to construct what we call the self.

Could it be this illusionary image of ourselves as separate beings that is keeping us in this perpetual state of anxiety, scarcity, fear, dissatisfaction and leading us, as a society, at this very delicate point in evolution?

#80 Awakening Hope

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An exploration of Hope in trying times and RevD's upcoming courses.

The Rising Voice of the Feminine

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Mirabai Starr in conversation with the audience at SAND18 US.

My Orphan Country

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A poem by Palestinian refugee Nibal Khalid

Indigenous Solar Eclipse Stories From Across Turtle Island

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From rodents of unusual size to flaming arrows, communities across North America share solar eclipse traditions

ALDUNYA, The Goddess

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She, who speaks in climactic seed bursts of inspiration and steady sunrises the color of commitment.

#79 Restoring Wholeness

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Exploring Internal Family Systems from theory to practice.

Chasing Cicadas

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Amid the cacophony of a cicada emergence, Anisa George reflects on her choice to leave the Bahá’í faith and its promise of a new civilization

Akhilandeshwari: The Power of Brokenness

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We have choices in every moment to renew and recreate ourselves and by extension the world

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