Christopher Titmuss Dharma Blog

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Dharma Reflections

Can an individual transcend suffering while surrounded by collective suffering? One of the questions from a meditator.

Around 90 participants joined all or part of four days of Dharma teachings/practices in the Australian time zone between 24-28 September 2021 with Samantha from Melbourne and myself.

Meditators had the opportunity to ask questions either directly on Zoom, via the Zoom Chat column or by writing us an email. Continue reading 



Do You Have The Right To Be Angry?

A word, such as anger, gains its meaning through agreement and through the circumstances of its application. A word does not possess an inherent meaning.

For example, I hate you can express an intense dislike, a rage against another or against a group of people. Continue reading 



Spiritual Experiences. In time and place and beyond time and place

Spiritual feelings, sensitivities and insights can arise in many situations.

A spiritual experience reveals a depth of connection outside of pursuit of pleasure, gaining status and accumulation of influence.

A spiritual experience reveals fresh ways of looking at a situation whether a detail or a vast vision. Continue reading 



The Devil in the Mind

Known as Mara (Satan) in religious traditions, the devilish mind impacts in 12 common ways. Sharing of experiences, wise attention and daily practices contribute to the dissolution of the power of Mara in the mind. Continue reading 



13 Points for Social and Environmental Change

Lists and bullet points serve a useful function as we can easily neglect to address specific areas we wish to address. Doubts about being effective can easily set in when we become reliant on three or four points to create a change.

I take my inspiration for this approach from the Buddha, who offered literally hundreds of lists to communicate the depth and expanse of his teachings. Continue reading 




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