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Spreading the Word of Mindfulness for Teachers and Organisers

Mindfulness teachers and course organisers sometimes hesitate to promote and advertise mindfulness as they feel concerned about self, the ego getting involved.

This concern easily happens due to a mistaken priority. The teacher wishes to make known to people that he or she has a service to offer. Continue reading 



Outline of Mindfulness Teacher Training Course, via Zoom. Next one starts in October 2021 for 60 trainees. Is this the most affordable 12 month training available?

We are in the final week of a 12 month Mindfulness Teacher Training Course (MTTC) programme for 60 trainees.

During the year between May 2020 and May 2021, we explored a variety of mindfulness practices on the application of mindfulness, including mindfulness of breath, body, feeling tones, states of mind and the world around us. We offer a depth of teaching and an expansive vision. Continue reading 



Ten Mindful Tips when you Wake up in the Morning. This is life. It is far from being an eternal picnic.

We can wake up in the morning and sleep walk through the first hour or more. Yawning, tired and irritable, a lifeless, zombie. we drift from one thing to another.

Why waste a chunk of your life in such a way? Continue reading 



This is ‘2021.’ Ah, 21 years since the start of the New Millennium. Are we coming of age?

In 1999, the two authors of Prayers for a Thousand Years invited me to contribute a piece to their book. It is now 2021.  Plenty of countries say their young people come of age at 21.

Writers worldwide wrote prayers, gave blessings, comments, wrote stories and gave poetic utterances. Continue reading 



A former German Marxist wrote sentences of poignant beauty about the Buddhist tradition and the importance of deep wisdom

Edward Conze (1904-1979) ranks among the much loved commentators/translators in the Buddhist tradition. Although born in London, Conze came from a German family with their home in Langenberg, Germany. In the 1930s, he wrote The Principle of Contradiction, a Marxist inspired text on dialetical materialism. A fierce critic of Fascism, he found himself harassed for his views.  In 1933, the Nazis burnt his books in Berlin among thousands of other books, as they were deemed “unGerman.” Continue reading 




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