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First Five Sonnets by William Shakespeare – the Buddha of the Heart. With a brief explanation of the meaning of these Sonnets on beauty and love

At the age of 14, I played in the class at school the part of Brutus in Caesar, one of the 37 plays of William Shakespeare. It was my first introduction to the playwright making a long-lasting impression. Brutus, a politician and orator, engaged in the plot to assassinate Caesar. The following year, I quit the John Fisher Roman Catholic School in Purley, Surrey, England to get a job and taste a new kind of independence. I never missed school except for the English literature class studying the bard of Britain. Continue reading 



Bright Star. A Poem by John Keats (1795–1821). Plus line-by-line in Plain English.

The best of poems has the potential to offer us a depth of profound realisation with lasting insights. Continue reading 



USA, NATO countries and President Putin have much in common. They think and act in similar ways. What conditions can end the war in Ukraine?

Photo above: Russia bombing of Kyiv, capital of Ukraine.

Photo below: US bombing of Baghdad, capital of Iraq.

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MINDFULNESS OF THE BODY SCAN. The Reason. The Application. The Practice. The Benefits

MINDFULNESS OF THE BODY SCAN.

In his masterly discourse on Mindfulness, the Buddha encouraged mindfulness of the body. Continue reading 



WE JOURNEY FROM BIRTH ONTO DEATH. DOES LIFOFFESOMETHING MORE? Sunday 30 January 2022. 20.00-21.30 (CET) Zoom with Christopher. Sangha Live.

Do join our evening programme Sunday 30 January 2022. 20.00-21.30 (CET)

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