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Join us every Thursday at 3pm ET for weekly live streams, featuring full interviews from the documentary and live Q&As with special guests. Monthly themes: [May] Facing Our Current Challenge, [June] Psychedelics, Science & the Brain, [July] Navigating the Paradigm Shift/s, [August] Historical, Political, Spiritual.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Rick Doblin, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Aug 13
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Aug 13, 3:00 PM EDT
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Rick Doblin discusses what led him to work on legalizing psychedelics for creative and healing purposes. His psychedelic experiences in college inspired him to become a psychotherapist, but criminalization of these substances compelled him to work towards their legalization....
Susan Mokelke, J.D. Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Aug 20
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Aug 20, 3:00 PM EDT
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Susan Mokelke describes the work of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, which Michael Harner founded with his wife, Sandra. As its President, Susan works to bring the core shamanic practices Michael developed...
Ervin Laszlo, PhD, Amit Goswami, PhD & Stan Grof Conversation and Live Q&A
Thu, Aug 27
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Aug 27, 1:00 PM EDT
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Systems Theorist and philosopher Ervin Laszlo, joins physicist Amit Goswami and Stan Grof for a conversation during a break at the Prague 2017 Transpersonal Conference. Their discussion covers a wide range of subjects – reincarnation, the unitive nature of the universe, the Akashic field, and...
"Dear Stan..." Live Stream
Sun, Aug 30
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Aug 30, 1:00 PM EDT
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Ask Stan Grof your questions...
 
PAST EVENTS
Michael Murphy Interview and Live Q&A
Wed, Aug 05
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Aug 05, 3:00 PM EDT
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Michael Murphy covers historic information about the Esalen Institute and the thinking behind its formation – providing a place where an expanded understanding of the human project might be explored. Stan’s background in psychology and psychedelics made him a perfect scholar for Esalen...
Jill Purce, MA Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jul 30
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Jul 30, 2:00 PM EDT
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Jill Purce discusses how she and Rupert met at a conference in India, and describes the years during which she also offered workshops at Esalen. Her work focuses on the use of sound to influence form and transcend the limits of time.
"Dear Stan..." Live Stream
Sun, Jul 26
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Jul 26, 1:00 PM EDT
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Ask Stan Grof your questions...
Rupert Sheldrake, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jul 23
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Jul 23, 2:00 PM EDT
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Rupert Sheldrake recounts how his professional career was impacted when Stan invited him to participate in an International Transpersonal Association conference in Bombay. This introduction to a world of consciousness research resulted in his later participation in month-long programs at Esalen.
Brigitte Grof, Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jul 16
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Jul 16, 3:00 PM EDT
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Brigitte Grof describes holotropic breathwork, the importance of honoring the breather’s inner wisdom, and the use of body work to intensify the experiences and clear blockages. Although originally interested in psychology, she eventually incorporated breathwork into her approach...
Yvonne Smith Tarnas, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jul 09
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Jul 09, 3:00 PM EDT
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Yvonne Smith Tarnas shares her study on the astrological similarities between patients and therapists, revealing how patients are attracted to therapists who share the very challenge they are seeking to heal. Additionally, she notes how the astrological chart...
Becca Tarnas, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jul 02
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Jul 02, 3:00 PM EDT
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Becca Tarnas explains archetypes and how multiple perspectives can be used to define them. Each planet in our solar system represents archetypal forces and by tracking the planetary transits around the Earth, cultural shifts can be understood.
"Dear Stan..." Live Stream
Sun, Jun 28
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Jun 28, 1:00 PM EDT
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Ask Stan Grof your questions...
Fritjof Capra, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jun 25
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Jun 25, 2:00 PM CDT
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Fritjof Capra recounts how his blending of quantum physics and Eastern philosophies was paralleled in Stan’s merging of psychology and spirituality. The resulting collaboration between the two men brought scientific grounding to Transpersonal Psychology.
Bill Melton Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jun 18
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Jun 18, 2:00 PM CDT
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Bill Melton provides a historic understanding of the split between the mind and the heart. He speaks about the need to gain faith in our inner wisdom and connection to the universe, as well as to expand our sense of self beyond a materialist worldview through a better understanding of brain science.
Paul Grof, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jun 11
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Jun 11, 2:00 PM CDT
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Paul Grof explains how he and Stan chose different paths – Paul focused on the biological causes of mental illness while Stan focused on the psychological causes. Eventually though, his research into mood disorders brought him to the same conclusion as his brother – consciousness is...
Robin Carhart-Harris, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, Jun 04
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Jun 04, 2:00 PM CDT
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Robin Carhart-Harris was inspired to study the therapeutic potentials of psychedelics after reading Stan’s book Realms of the Human Unconscious. He describes the impact of psychedelics on brain function by first detailing the hierarchical nature of brain organization...
George Sarlo, MBA Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, May 28
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May 28, 2:00 PM CDT
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George Sarlo describes his upbringing during the Holocaust and how the horrors that he and his family endured marked him profoundly. Finally in his 80s, he had a chance to experience Ayahuasca and was able to make peace with some of his most painful memories.
Richard Tarnas, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, May 21
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May 21, 2:00 PM CDT
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Richard Tarnas explains humanity’s sense of separation from the natural world through a philosophical and historical perspective. This disconnect has resulted in the destruction of the Earths ecosystem, which Richard refers to as a crisis of consciousness for both individuals and the collective.
Ralph Metzner, PhD& Stan Grof, MD, PhD Conversation and Live Q&A
Sun, May 17
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May 17, 12:00 PM CDT
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Ralph Metzner, describes his research with DMT and the challenge of studying an experience that often lasts less than thirty minutes. Both men note the paradox of the illegal status of psychedelics at a time when humanity needs the transformative experiences they provide.
Sean Kelly, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, May 14
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May 14, 2:00 PM CDT
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Sean Kelly explains transpersonal psychology as going beyond the materialist paradigm of current psychology, and back to the origins of the field. He notes how Jung’s exploration of the deep psyche resulted in the use of archetypes – ideal forms – to describe the foundational dimensions encountered.
Maria Mangini, PhD Interview and Live Q&A
Thu, May 07
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May 07, 2:00 PM CDT
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Maria Mangini explains how her Catholic upbringing gave her the psychological framework to have a spiritual epiphany during a psychedelic session; an experience that provided direction for the rest of her life. Her work with Stan, and his theory on the impact of the birth process...

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