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Three Burmese Meditation Monasteries. Reviews from a Practitioner

Tanja from Germany spent months practising meditation in Myanmar (Burma).

I asked her to send me a summary of the three places. Continue reading 



Choices and Consequences. ‘Biography. A Game’ – a play by Max Frisch, a Swiss playright (1911 – 1991).

Choices and Consequences

‘Biography. A Game.’

A Play by Max Frisch, a Swiss playright (1911 – 1991)

I read recently a remarkable play. Biography. A Game –  written by Max Frisch. Continue reading 



Favourite Poets and Poems

Nine Favourite Poets and Poems

Language can struggle to communicate the Inexpressible. Perhaps it is only through beautiful and illuminating poetry that language reaches its zenith. In that respect, a profound poem brings us all closer to the Truth of things than any other form of language. A sublime poem ‘speaks’ to us of the realm that is beyond the words and beyond the constructed. I believe we cannot live meaningful lives without poetry. Continue reading 



Worldwideinsight for weekly Dharma teachings online. The Dangers of Selfie Mindfulness

Worldwideinsight.org

for weekly Dharma teachings online.

The Dangers of Selfie Mindfulness

Worldwide Insight, an online network, is a Dharma group that you can join from anywhere in the world.

Each Saturday and Sunday, Insight Meditation teachers offer meditation instruction, teachings, and live Q&A on video. Continue reading 



The Buddha and War

Intentions, Ethics, Action and Consequences.

A Dharma Perspective on wars and moral superiority

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SUB-HEADINGS

Ignorance and Conflict

Ethics, Intentions, Actions and Consequences

Action and Suffering

Buddhists and War

Enquiry into so-called Cause and Effect

Powerfully armed countries, such as USA, UK, France and Israel, and military organisations, such as NATO, propagate our moral superiority over threats, real and imagined, from other nation states or political/pseudo religious organisations, such as found in the Arab/Islamic world. Continue reading 




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