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Ten Questions on Causation for Reflection and Meditation to support Wise Action

We often live in the spell of cause and effect as if the cause had an independent existence not related to anything else.

Let us explore our typical ways of viewing in cause-and-effect terms to reveal the limits of any view. Dogma consists of grasping onto a view, making it a fixation in the mind, without realising the limits of the view. Continue reading 



Can an individual transcend suffering while surrounded by collective suffering? One of the questions from a meditator.

Around 90 participants joined all or part of four days of Dharma teachings/practices in the Australian time zone between 24-28 September 2021 with Samantha from Melbourne and myself.

Meditators had the opportunity to ask questions either directly on Zoom, via the Zoom Chat column or by writing us an email. Continue reading 



International Zoom Teachings/Practices. Join for an hour, a day, a weekend. Friday 23 – 25 July 2021. Mindfulness. Insight Meditation (Vipassana) and Beyond. See Five Time zone. On Donation.

Welcome to our weekend International Zoom Teachings Friday to Sunday 23-25 July, 2021.

You can join just for a single Dharma talk/instructions/guided meditation etc. or for a day or the whole period.

On Donation. Simply send your email address with dates of Zoom teachings to register. I will send you the Zoom link on Thursday 22 July.

Three sessions per full day online and instructions/practices at home and elsewhere.

It is an opportunity to engage in mindfulness/meditation practice at home with the support of teachings, instructions and others practising at home.

Do join.

INTERNATIONAL TEACHINGS ON ZOOM,

23-25 July 2021

Theme: Benefits of Mindfulness and Benefits Beyond Mindfulness

Teacher: Christopher Titmuss

To Register:christopher@insightmeditation.org
All are welcome. On Donation (dana)
Mindfulness. Insight Meditation (Vipassana), Reflection, Four Postures. Guided Meditations. Sharing. Practices at home.
Remember to ensure you use right time for your time zone.

There are three Zoom meetings per day.

UK time is 1 hr earlier than before CET

Israel time  is one hour later than CET          India is 3.5 hours later than     CET

Australia (NSW) is 8 hours later than CET

Attend as many sessions as you can.
Suitable for Beginners and Experienced Meditators.
Friday 23 July 2021 CET UK USA (EST) India Australia
Talk. Meditation Instructions. Guided Meditation 20.00 – 21.00 19.00-20.00 14.00-15.00 23.30-00.30 4-5am
 Saturday 24 July CET UK USA (EST) India Australia
Talk. Instructions. Guided Meditation 9-10 am 8-9am 3-4am 12.30-13.30 17.00-18.00
Mindful Work Period. Indoors 10-11 am 9-10am 4-5am 13.30-14.30 18.00-19.00
Walking Meditation. Indoors or Outdoors 11 – noon 10-11am 5-6am 14.30-15.30 19.00-20.00
Sitting Meditation. Standing Meditation 12.00 – 13.00 11-noon 6-7am 15.30-16.30 20.00-21.00
A Mindful Lunch. 13.00 – 15.00 12.00-14.00 7-9am 16.30-18.30 21.00-23.00
Practices. Indoors and Outdoors. 15.00 – 16.00 14.00-15.00 9-10am 18.30-19.30 23.00

-midnight

Walking Meditation 16.00 – 17.00 15.00-16.00 10-11am 19.30-20.30
Zoom Teachings on Mindfulness and Beyond 17.00 – 18.00 16.00-17.00 11-noon 20.30-21.30
Evening food 18.00 – 19.30 17.00-18.30 12.00-13.30 21.30-23.00
Sitting Meditation 19.30 – 20.00 18.30-19.00 13.30-14.00 23.00-23.30
Zoom Teachings. Sharing. Q and A. 20.00 – 20.30 19.00-19.30 14.00-14.30 23.30-midnight
End of the day of mindfulness and meditation
Outside these times: Listening meditation, Silent Meditation
Sunday 25 July CET UK USA (EST) India Australia
Meditation Instructions. Meditation 9.00 – 10.00am 8-9am 3-4am 12.30-13.30 17.00-18.00
Mindful Work Period. Indoors 10-11am 9-10am 4-5am 13.30-14.30 18.00-19.00
Walking Meditation. Indoors or Outdoors. 11-noon 10-11am 5-6am 14.30-15.30 19.00-20.00
Sitting Meditation. Standing Meditation. 12.00-13.00 11-noon 6-7am 15.30-16.30 20.00-21.00
Lunch 13-14.00 12.00-13.00 7-8am 16.30-17.30 21.00-22.00
Teachings/Practices for Daily life. Sharing, Donations. Loving Kindness Meditation 14.00-15.00 13.00-14.00 8-9am 17.30-18.30 22.00-21.00
End of Zoom Retreat
Christopher Titmuss, a senior Dharma teacher in the West, focusses on insight meditation (vipassana), the expansive heart, enquiry into emptiness of ego and liberation.
Poet, blogger, photographer and social critic, he is the author of numerous books including The Buddha of Love, Light on Enlightenment and the Spiritual Roots of Mindfulness. More than 1000 of his talks are freely available on www.soundcloud.org. He has lived in Totnes, Devon, England since 1982.
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www.christophertitmuss.net


Working with Difficult Emotions

A person may describe themself as an emotional type or describe somebody else in the same way. People speak of the difficulty of handling their emotions. Continue reading 



The Silence behind the Leaf. A Reflection

Consciousness immerses itself into the wild of undulating nature with little to grasp upon in the innocence of the display. Day by day, this formless realm absorbs itself in the depth of your being, watering the roots of the modesty of your existence. Continue reading 




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