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Silence. Eight kinds of silence. 12 kinds of Noble Silence

There is silence and there is Noble Silence.

We pay respect to a Noble Silence, not of words, not of constructions of the mind and profoundly knowable.

We might imagine silence consists of a single element, which remains much the same. Like everything else, silence reveals itself according to the inner-circumstances. We can experience silence in a variety of ways. Continue reading 



10-day Goenka Courses in Vipassana. Time to Make Changes. 12 Firm Proposals.

The 10-day Goenka courses have become well known in the Buddhist world since Goenka (30 January, 1924 – 29 September, 2013), a wealthy Mumbai businessman, launched his Vipassana courses in 1969 to a group of Western seekers travelling in India. 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 




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