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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 



Retreats in Germany Spring and Summer 2016 With Christopher

Retreats in Germany
Spring and Summer 2016
With ChristopherAll teachings in English and German translation available.

GERMANY. near Bonn
Friday April 29, 18.00 – 13.00 on Friday May 6 13.00. 2016,

INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREAT.
Zentrum for Buddhismus
with Christopher and Nicole Stern (http://www.dharma-training.de)

This classical Vipassana retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a daily talk and regular one to one meetings with Christopher and Nicole. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. The retreat points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and the emptying of the mind for fresh perceptions and insights. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Held largely in silence.

Zentrum for Buddhismus Waldhaus am Lachersee (one hour from Bonn/Cologne)
D 56643, Nickenich, Germany
0049 2636 3344
budwest@t-online.de
www.buddhismus-im-western.de

GERMANY, near Dusseldorf
Friday evening 20.00 June 3, 2016 to Tuesday June 7, 13.00 2016

DHARMA ENQUIRY WITH CHRISTOPHER

This course explores meditation and inquiry into daily life issues based on the Buddha’s teachings. The course includes an exchange of experiences between groups of two people up to several people. There are regular full group meetings. We also look at the relevance of a major discourse of the Buddha for practice and insight. There is meditation practice and extended silent periods. The course is open to all.

See www.DharmaEnquiry.org
christopher@insightmeditation.org

With Christopher
Pauenhof e.V.
Pauendyck 1
D – 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb (40 minutes from Düsseldorf)
Germany
Tel. +49-(0)2835 / 44133

www.pauenhof.de
info@pauenhof.de

GERMANY, near Dusseldorf
Tuesday June 7 19.00 to Sunday June 12, 13.00, 2016

INSIGHT MEDITATION (Vipassana) at Pauenhof, near Dusseldorf.
With Christopher

This classical Vipassana retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a daily talk and regular one to one meetings with the two teachers. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. The retreat points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and clarity for heart and mind for fresh perceptions and insights. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Held largely in silence.

The retreat will be taught in English/German.
Pauenhof e.V.
Pauendyck 1
D – 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb (40 minutes from Düsseldorf)
Germany
Tel. +49-(0)2835 / 44133

www.pauenhof.de
info@pauenhof.de

GERMANY. near Munich
Tuesday June 28, 18.00 – 13.00 on Sunday July 3. 2016,

INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREAT
at Seminarhaus Engl with Christopher and Nicole Stern (www.dharma-training.de)

This silent retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a dharma Daily talk and regular one to one meetings with Christopher and Nicole. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. We focus on the cultivation of presence, compassion and deeper understanding. We practice letting go of stress factors and allow insights that lead to inner liberation. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Dharma talks in English with German translation (as required), meditation instructions in German.
Seminarhaus Engl e.V.(one hour from Munich)

Engl 1
84339 Unterdietfurt, Germany

www.seminarhaus-engl.de
Phone +49-(0)8728-616
Email:
info@seminarhaus-engl.de

www.christophertitmuss.net
www.mindfulnesstrainingcourse.org
www.insightmeditation.org
www.dharmaenquiry.org
www.meditationinindia.org
www.dharmayatra.org

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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 



Bodh Gaya and Sarnath Update, photo links and information for January, 2017 retreats

Bodh Gaya and Sarnath 2016 update, photo links

and information for January, 2017 retreats

We held our 42nd annual Dharma retreat in India on mindfulness, insight meditation (vipassana) and liberation in India in late February. 2016.

Indian newspapers had been reporting a decline of around 5% tourists per year (outside Goa) for several years in India. For example, British tourists and travel agents were disgruntled with the £98.00 visa charge (the British government charge even more for Indian citizens to secure a tourist visa for the UK), plus sending in the passport, photo and visa forms to the Indian High Commission. One small error or oversight in the form could result in delays in securing the visa. Continue reading 



The Buddha, Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People

The Buddha and his Meetings

with Spiritual Seekers, Parents and Young People

11,118, words

 Background to the Buddha’s Meetings:

The Buddha engaged in numerous conversations with parents, children, teenagers, students, householders, and the elderly from secular society, as well as meetings with novices, monks, nuns, ascetics and priests in various religious and spiritual traditions in India around 2600 years ago. The discourses (suttas) also show the depth of inquiry of all ages and backgrounds taking place in northern India in that period of human history. Continue reading 




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