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Rob Burbea, the insight meditation teacher, has inhaled his last breath. As the birds woke up on the Full Moon (7 May 2020) marking the Buddha’s full awakening …

Today is the Full Moon of May. The Buddhist tradition marks the birth, death and enlightenment around 2600 years ago of Gautama the Buddha.

The facing of sickness, pain and death served as the trigger for Gotama, aged 29, to depart from the pleasures and privileges of the Royal Palace to explore the depth of experience. Continue reading 



Zoom Evening Meetings. Meditation. Talk. Q and A. Sundays and Tuesdays in English with Christopher or Ulla. Wednesdays with Ulla in Germany

Dear Friends,
Do join our online meetings on Zoom. We offer three kinds of meetings to support you in these days. All are welcome. Places for 100 people.
On Sunday evenings. starting Sunday 19 April at 20:00 pm EU (19.00 UK time), Christopher offers the first in the Sunday Wisdom Series. The language is English. Title for this Sunday: What is the Truth of our experience?

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Our Beloved School, Bodh Gaya and the Virus

Our beloved school, Prajna Vihar School (School Abiding in Wisdom) in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, has shut its doors to its 600 pupils in the nationwide lockdown in India.

The inter-religious school is situated a few minutes’ walk from the Tree of the Buddha’s awakening. Started with 20 children in 1992, the school depends on numerous small donations from the worldwide Sangha. Continue reading 



What’s the Point? A Polemical Meditation on Death. Remember the Deathless

What’s the Point?

A Polemical Meditation on Death

What’s the Point

of abusing power over others when you are powerless to stop your own death? Continue reading 



Past? Present? Future? Hope? Spiritual? Sacred? Holy? Worldly? Secular? Use such words sparingly and mindfully

Owing to habit, we impose our views with alarming frequency to the point that we imagine our view confirms the reality. The view and the reality keep endorsing each other. The interpreted influences the interpreter and vice-versa. Continue reading 




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