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2019 SAND Conference: From Quarks to Love - Exploring Relationships at Every Scale

  • Dolce Hayes Mansion 200 Edenvale Avenue San Jose, CA, 95136 United States (map)
Use “EastWest” promo code to receive a 5% discount on the conference.    If you register by clicking on our website first, 10% of your registration goes to help support the store.

Use “EastWest” promo code to receive a 5% discount on the conference.

If you register by clicking on our website first, 10% of your registration goes to help support the store.

October 23-27, (Wed-Sun)
Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose

“For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.”
—Carl Sagan

For scientists, bonds and connections are essential to the working of the universe; for mystics, love is the ultimate principle.

  • The mechanistic view of reality which sees the world as separate objects, separate individuals, communities and nations, has led to fragmentation in every aspect of life. We are realizing that, from quarks to people, from gut bacteria to galaxies, it’s all about interconnectedness, cooperation, and symbiosis.

This year, SAND will be bringing together some of the brightest minds in science, along with spiritual teachers from various traditions and artists, in a quest to expand and deepen our understanding and experience of our relational nature through the two lenses of science and spirituality. We will explore and integrate our human knowledge and experience around the theme of relationships. We will inquire into the many scales of relationship we are part of, from microbes and bacteria to mushrooms and trees, to people and families, to galaxies and black holes.

This year’s Science and Nonduality Conference (SAND) offers a 5-day immersive experience filled with talks, panels, meditation, performances, music, and dance. You can be a day guest or stay overnight. Click on this “Register” button to be taken to the SAND site, and explore complete registration details and options.

Use “EastWest” promo code to receive a 5% discount on the conference. And if you register through our website (using this Register button), 10% of your registration goes to help support East West. Thanks for your support.

Use “EastWest” promo code to receive a 5% discount on the conference. And if you register through our website (using this Register button), 10% of your registration goes to help support East West.

*Main conference registration includes three lunches. Dinners can be purchased individually or as a package. Breakfasts and pre-conference meals can be purchased onsite.

Later Event: October 24
Laughter Yoga Workshop