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The Cicadas interrupt the Dharma Talk. Reflections on Forest Meditation Centre, near Lismore, NSW, Australia.

Published in November 2022, Living and Working Together tracks the 50-year-old history of the Dharmananda Community in The Channon, near Lismore, NSW Australia. Continue reading 



Self-Compassion. A Critique. Is Compassion the end of self-preoccupation – not the perpetuation of it?

Western society often has an obsessional tendency to adapt every issue of life to the needs of the self.

Self-compassion. Self-help. Self-acceptance. Self-interest. Love for myself. We hear about a connected Self. A separate Self. a True Self. Self- Actualisation. A Spiritual Self. Self-Enlightenment. Self, self, self. I, I, I, My, my my. Continue reading 



THE WASTE LAND by T.S. Eliot. A LEADING POEM ON THE SAD STATE OF THE EARTH. PUBLISHED 1922. A 3200-WORD REVIEW

Ajita: What pollutes the world
and what threatens it most?

The Buddha: The hunger of desire pollutes the world
and fear of pain from suffering (threatens it most). Continue reading 



The Dharma of Non-Duality. With a verse from Wannabe by the Spice Girls

This is a transcribed, edited and adapted talk on the Dharma of Non-Duality. 2760 words. Eight-minute read. Continue reading 



A 10-day Vipassana (Insight Meditation)Retreat) in Bodh Gaya, India, with Radha Nicholson from 10-20 March 2023

I wish to encourage you to consider a visit to India in March 2023 and join the renowned 10-day Vipassana retreat in the Royal Thai Monastery in Bodh Gaya, Bihar with Radha Nicholson, a much-loved senior Dharma teacher, based in Australia. Continue reading 




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