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Zoom. Teachings/Practices. Theme. Wisdom Amidst Uncertainty. Fri.24 Sept to Wednes. 29 Sept. Australia time. With Christopher and Samantha

Welcome to our five-day International Zoom Teachings/Practices from Friday 24 September to Sunday 29 September. The primary time zone is Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Continue reading 



Obituary of Khantipalo, (1932 to 5 July 2021), a former Theravada monk, Buddhist author/scholar from the UK.

A well-respected former Theravada monk, Phra Khantipalo  originally from Norfolk, England, died aged 89 in a care home in Melbourne, Australia on 5 July 2021,

In his early 20s, he joined the British Army referred to as national conscription. In 1956, soldiers in the British, French and Israel army attacked Egypt to regain control over the Suez Canal.

During this period, Lawrence Mills (later Venerable Khantipalo), a tall, gaunt figure, read a book on Buddhism. The book changed his life. Continue reading 



Today is 7 April 2021. If my mum was alive today, it would be her 101st birthday.

A warm memory today of my mum.

She loved adventure, never hesitating to take an opportunity. For example, she worked as a telephonist for The Universe, a Roman Catholic newspaper in London. The editor, Christopher Hennessy, asked her if she would be the tour guide to take pilgrims to Jerusalem. Continue reading 



An Invitation to Sign up and Support the Sangsurya Retreat Centre, outside Byron Bay, NSW, Australia.

I am inviting our Sangha. along with meditators and mindfulness practitioners in Australia and worldwide to sign up and become a supporter of the Sangsurya Retreat Centre, just outside Byron Bay in New South Wales, Australia.

Sangsurya has offered every year a wonderful range of retreats in insight meditation, yoga and more amidst beautiful nature, tropical birds and a variety of creatures walking on the Earth. Continue reading 



Four Human Aspects to Address the Climate Emergency. A Talk given in Australia on 30 November, 2019 while the fire storms raged

Public Talk in the Workers Club, Lismore, NSW, Australia on 30 November 2019.

Talk given to workers, local residents, community members, meditators, activists,¬† firefighters, Extinction Rebellion supporters and more. The following consists of a transcription of the talk, edited and adapted. Continue reading 




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