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What is the Ultimate Truth? Video/Audio. 90 mins. with Christopher. Guided Meditation. Talk. Q and A. Via Sangha Live. Sunday 5 June 2022

The world of mind-body, mindfulness, meditation and well-being maximises priority in the language of conventional or relative truth.

The relative truth consists of a perception that certain conditions have arisen. For example, certain conditions generate stress, problems or intense suffering. This requires wise attention and change relative to the experience. Continue reading 



WHAT IS REAL? A Transcribed talk by Christopher. Totnes Meditation Group. 10 November 2021.

This is a 40-minute transcribed, edited and adapted talk given to the Totnes Meditation Group in the Natural Health Centre, Totnes, Devon, UK on Wednesday 10 November 2021. 3000 words. Continue reading 



Ten Questions on Causation for Reflection and Meditation to support Wise Action

We often live in the spell of cause and effect as if the cause had an independent existence not related to anything else.

Let us explore our typical ways of viewing in cause-and-effect terms to reveal the limits of any view. Dogma consists of grasping onto a view, making it a fixation in the mind, without realising the limits of the view. Continue reading 



TEN YEARS AND TEN DAYS. A 528-page Memoir. Christopher Titmuss. Life for six years as a Buddhist monk. One circle of the Earth.

I wrote a Memoir of my years overseas between 1967-1977. My mother (1920-2015) kept encouraging me to write the book. She kept the 427 letters and aerogrammes I posted home.
I promised her faithfully I would hand her three or four chapters before she died. I kept the promise. During the lockdown in 2020 and early 2021, I took the opportunity to write the other 80 chapters completing the book in Spring 2021.
The book recalls firsthand experiences includes Buddhist practices, insights and depths of teachings found in the East.

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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 




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