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Does religion, secularism and spirituality neglect transcendent realisations?

The world would be a poorer place without religion, secular culture and spirituality. There is much to appreciate in the diversity of religious, secular and spiritual experiences. Yet concerns about such experiences and the exaggerated interpretation of their value deserve examination in the light of Transcendence. Continue reading 



THE MUTUAL SUPPORT OF THE ORDAINED SANGHA AND HOUSEHOLDERS. Talk by Christopher in Bangkok to mark 111 years since the birth of Ajahn Buddhadasa of Thailand.

In late May 2017, Thailand celebrated the 111th year since the birth of the radical visionary monk, Ven. Ajahn Buddhadasa of Wat Suanmoke, Chai Ya in southern Thailand. Continue reading 



Pilgrimage and retreat in India  28 January – 14 February 2018. with Ellen van Irsel from Holland

18-day journey in India, incl 7-day vipassana retreat guided by Christopher Titmuss

Always wanted to go to India but not on your own? Go with us and meet the real India while travelling by local transport, staying in monasteries and visiting some rural villages around Bodhgaya. Continue reading 



Thailand. Ajahn Buddhadasa (1906-1993) Conference. Visit to forest monasteries.

Dear Readers, I spent two weeks in Thailand. Arrived home a few days ago. Here are links to my photos taken in small corners of the Garden of Eden. Love Christopher. It was my first visit back to Thailand in 12 years. I was a Buddhist monk in Thailand and India from 1970 – 1976.

Dear Friends in the Dharma,

Once again, I wish to thank Suanmok-Bangkok and BIA for kindly inviting me to attend the international conference and 14 day visit to the forest monastery to mark 111 years since the birth of Ajahn Buddhadasa (1906 – 1993), the sublime revolutionary of Buddhism of the 20th century.  Continue reading 



Pilgrimage and retreat in India 26 January – 13 February 2017

 Pilgrimage and retreat in India  26 January – 13 February 2017

With Ellen van lersel 18-day journey in India, incl 7-day vipassana retreat guided by Christopher Titmuss and Zohar Lavie. Continue reading 




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