Science and Nonduality Conference 2011

October 20-23, 2011


John Hagelin The Effects of Meditation on the Brain

Leading physicist John Hagelin, director of the Transcendental Meditation Movement, explains the effects of transcendental meditation on the brain.

Maurizio Benazzo Presents the Symphony of Time

Maurizio Benazzo, actor, producer and organizer of The Science and Nonduality Conference, presents a video explaining how the nonduality movement views time.

Rupert Spira: A Lesson in Nonduality

Artist and nonduality teacher Rupert Spira discusses a lesson in nonduality that can be gleaned from a sideview mirror. He explains that while our perceptions of reality may seem distanced from reality itself, they may in fact be the same thing.

John Hagelin: The Absurdities of Faster-than-Light Travel

John Hagelin, president of the David Lynch Foundation, discusses the recent revelation that neutrinos may travel faster than light. He explains that if a particle travels faster than that, then it "arrives before it left," which would mean "we have to really throw out everything in terms of causation, cause and effect, and all of that."

Dr. Quantum: The Individual Illusion

In his retelling of the Bhagavad Gita, Fred Alan Wolf (aka Dr. Quantum) proposes the idea that our sense of individuality is just an illusion and we are actually all part of a greater, singular being. 

About this conference

SAND 2011 is a journey and exploration of the nature of awareness from the perspective of modern science, ancient traditions, philosophy, phenomenology, psychology and direct experience. Hear presentations of world-renowned quantum physicists, scientists, lecturers and authors like John Hagelin, Stanislav Grof, Lynne McTaggart, Fred Alan Wolf, Menas Kafatos, Gangaji, Rupert Spira, David Peat, Dean Radin, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Jeff Foster and many more, over this four-day conference.

The theme which we will be exploring this year is Time. What is time and does it really exist? Linear, nonlinear time, eternal now, infinity… SAND 2011 will be an exploration of the concept and paradox of time from the perspective of modern science, ancient traditions, philosophy, phenomenology, psychology and of course direct experience.

About Science and Nonduality

The Science and Nonduality Conference (SAND) is a yearly event in the United States and now in Europe, where leading scientists, philosophers and teachers gather to explore a new understanding of who we are, both as individuals and as a society.

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