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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 



Dharma Talk on Zoom. Four Kinds of Nourishment for a Fulfilled Way of Being. 60 mins including guided meditation and Q and A. Wednesday evening, 5 May 2021.

If we feel low and under-nourished, we easily make frequent pilgrimages to the sacred tabernacle of the West, the refrigerator.

We indulge in eating and drinking, often in unhealthy ways. Guilt and self-blame haunt our life due to our habits and addictions. Continue reading 



Photos. 13th year. Grandson and Grandfather.

Grandson. Photo taken on 03.04.2021. Taken at home in Totnes, Devon, England. In  his 13th Year.

Grandfather. Photo taken in 1957. Taken at John Fisher School, Purley, Surrey. England. In his 13th year. Continue reading 



18 Books to Support a Revolution

www.sangha.live, mostly an international onllne network of Buddhsit practitioners, kindly invited me to be a guest speaker on Sunday night (31 May 2020).

I spoke of the need for a revolution (inner and outer) required for a fundamental  and unprecedented change in our way of life. Continue reading 




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