Christopher Titmuss Dharma Blog

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Ajahn Buddhadasa of Thailand.1906 – 1993. A selection of video clips

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The Sniper and the Sangha. A Dharma Inquiry and Reflection. Ein Dor, Israel. August 2018.

After the Dharma Inquiry with the sniper transcribed below, I recalled an incident in the years after the second Intifada – the Palestinian uprising against the occupation that started in 2000 and sustained itself for about five years.

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Join our two weeklong Mindfulness/Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Retreats in Sarnath, near Varanasi, India from 4-11 and 11-18 February 2019.

Join our Mindfulness/Insight Meditation Retreats in India in early 2019

The Buddha’s teachings have a practical relevance for today.

Retreats held in the beautiful Thai Monastery, Sarnath, near Varanasi, India.

Title: From Insight Meditation (Vipassana) to Liberation 

Teacher: Christopher Titmuss

4 February 2019 – 11 February 2019 

11 February 2019 – 18 February 2019

Cost: There is a modest registration charge and appeal for donations to cover remaining costs at end of retreat.

For more information: www.meditationinindia.org .

Website contains useful information for travel in India.

Christopher has taught annual retreats in India for the past 45 years, as well as elsewhere in the world.

A senior teacher and former Buddhist monk, Christopher is the author of 20 books, poet and social critic. He lives in Totnes, England.

If you wish to travel with others to India, you could join the pilgrimage with Ellen Van Lersel from Holland. Her pilgrimage includes the 7-day Vipassana retreat with Christopher Titmuss

www.livemindfully.nl 



A Reflection on Mindfulness. Is it progress to shift from Buddhism to Mindfulism?

The Buddha of Mindfulness

Many senior leaders of the mindfulness world wisely insist those training to be a mindfulness teacher attend regularly Buddhist retreats. Continue reading 



Does religion, secularism and spirituality neglect transcendent realisations?

The world would be a poorer place without religion, secular culture and spirituality. There is much to appreciate in the diversity of religious, secular and spiritual experiences. Yet concerns about such experiences and the exaggerated interpretation of their value deserve examination in the light of Transcendence. Continue reading 




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