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Has mindfulness been surgically cut off from insight and awakening?

I continue to receive regular emails of concern from seniors in the Dharma about the application of Mindfulness in the corporate world. Here are extracts from two emails.

Extract from an email:

I am very concerned about how silent and complicit the Buddhist, and particularly the Insight Meditation community, is on what is being destroyed right in front of our noses: democracy, the public sphere and the environment while the corporate mindfulness movement boasts about all the ‘good’ they are doing. Continue reading 

Join A Pilgrimage to India from Feb 21 to March 7, 2014 with Denis Robberechts

Join Dharma teacher, Denis Robberechts in India on a  journey to India, and the roots of the meditation tradition. Continue reading 

If your parents are impossible, then find a new mother and father. It is never too late to have a happy childhood.

A woman came to me on a meditation retreat last year. She had years of difficulty with her mother.

I told her to go and find a new mother. She did. She found a woman, an office manager who is a generation older than herself. The two women work together for the same company.  She gets on really well her with her and appreciates the older woman’s kindnesses and advice. Continue reading 

Dharma eNews. Issue 31. November 2013 to March 2014

Click on above link to see Dharma eNews 31.

Dharma eNews is published three times per year. It  is located on Continue reading 

50 Questions for Partners to Explore. We live in the time of the Noble Ninefold Path

50 Questions for Partners to Explore

 The Buddha famously established the Noble Eightfold Path,  namely:

  1. Right Understanding or right view (right means skilful and fulfilling)
  2. Right Intention
  3. Right Speech
  4. Right Action
  5. Right Livelihood
  6. Right Effort
  7. Right Mindfulness
  8. Right Concentration. Continue reading