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Do I Create My Own Suffering? Does Another Create My Suffering? Or between us, we create suffering? Or is it Chance, Fate or Destiny?

The Buddha expressed a profound concern on our holding to personal views about the causes of suffering. If we do, we can blame ourselves, blame others, both ourselves and others or believe in circumstances we cannot prove.

I would advise every person looking into suffering to read and re-read the following words of the Buddha until deeply understood. In the bamboo grove in the Squirrel Sanctuary, Raghir in Bihar, India, the Buddha had  an inquiry with an austere yogi from another sect: Continue reading 



An Inquiry. From Ego to Inter-Connectedness and the Expanse

A retreatant participates in an Inquiry. She or he sits besides myself in the front of the Dharma hall. A retreatant can speak about any issue that she or he wishes. The participant or myself can say ‘thank you’ to bring the Inquiry to a close at any time. The Inquiry offers mindful/meditative listening for all of us. This Inquiry took place on the retreat in the Thai Monastery in Sarnath, India in February 2020. A few spots of editing to make clear when reading. Different initials used for person. Continue reading 



Christopher’s Teaching Programme in Queensland and NSW, Australia between 21 November and 6 December 2019.

Photos show Forest Retreat Centre, Dhammananda Community, The Channon, NSW.

AUSTRALIA

Relaxation Centre, Brisbane.

CAN WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO AN ENGAGED LIFE?

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Who am I? 90 minutes Online. Do join. 18.00 UK time. Sunday 10 March, 2019. Host is WorldwideInsight

Sunday March 10th 2019. Online.  Led by Christopher Titmuss.
Christopher offers 30 minute meditation instruction, 30 minute teachings, and live Q&A on video.
Offered on dana (donation)
1am Pacific US Time,
2pm Eastern US time,
6pm UK time,
7pm European time. Please note the earlier-than-usual start time in the UK and Europe.

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On Loss, Grief and Liberation. A review of The Magnamimous Heart by Narayan Liebenson

THE MAGNANIMOUS HEART

Compassion & Love, Loss & Grief, Joy & Liberation

Narayan Liebenson’

Wisdom Publications, USA Continue reading 




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