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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 



New UK Prime Minister is Rishi Sunak, a practising Hindu. Will the PM endorse the teachings of the Hindu tradition to develop our society? 17 Questions to the PM.

Here are 17 Questions to the new UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, a Hindu from an Indian family. The questions invite the PM to bring the wisdom of the Hindu tradition into the heart of politics and society in the UK. 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 



Inquiry. Meditation on the Breath and Meditation with no primary object. Q and A. With Christopher

This is the  first transcription/adaption for reading of an Inquiry on an Insight Meditation retreat with myself. The person has given permission for the recording. The Inquiry sessions take place regularly on the retreats. Inquiry may last from a few minutes to 30 minutes or longer. The meditator sits beside Christopher at the front of the Dharma Hall. Continue reading 




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