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From Mindfulness to Insight. 16 Open Doorways.

A genuine insight frees the mind up, opens the heart and transforms perceptions. Insights can run very deep affecting the very cells of our being.
One sentence in a book can change our lives.

Insights contribute to living with wisdom in the face of daily life. Continue reading 



IS THERE COMPASSION FOR THE SELF? GO DEEP. IS COMPASSION THE END OF SELF?

Western society has a compelling tendency to adapt every issue of life to the needs of the self.

Self-compassion. Self-help. Self-acceptance. From a separate self to a connected self. True Self.

A spiritual self. Self- enlightenment. The list goes on…. Continue reading 



Short Talk on Are we living a confined life? Inquiry. 60 minute Zoom. Wednesday 3 March. 8.30pm Israel. 7.30pm CET, 6.30pm UK

Join a 15 minute talk, 10 guided meditation and 35-minute Inquiry with Christopher.

Wednesday 3 March 2021. 8.30 pm Israel time. 7.30 pm CET. 6.30 pm UK time. Continue reading 



CAN WE KNOW THE END OF THE WORLD? Online Video/Audio. 90 mins. with Christopher. Guided Meditation. Talk. Q and A. Via Sangha Live. Sunday 7 February 2021

This week, the news told us more than 100,000 people in the UK have died from Covid-19 in a year. That’s the fourth highest of the 215 nations. One in 63 people in Britain currently have Covid-19. That is more than one million people at any given time.

We might find ourselves thinking about life, death and the end of the world.

Areas of Science give priority to the future and ecological disaster unless we change our behaviour. The end of the world for sentient life could be getting closer as the world slowly gets hotter and hotter.

Areas of religion refer to the end of the world. ‘The end of the world is at hand.’
People regard death as the end of the world for them., whether secular or religious.

The shared common view states death is the end of the world for the secular and the religious.
Is this the most common view of humanity regardless of belief or not in an after life?
Is there a way to see and know the end of the world without reference to the above beliefs/views/concerns?
Is there a deep liberating truth embracing life and death?

The human experience of the ‘world’ consists of consciousness inter-acting with sense objects and the mind.
The world seems to consist of a world of diversity of things and diversity of views about things.
One view might claim we all live in the same world and another views claims we live in different worlds.
Claims of what is true, half true and false abound.

CLICK ON TITLE BELOW to watch or just listen to video given on Sunday 7 February 2021

Can We Know the End of the World?

Dharma teachings point to the ‘end of the world.’
Can a depth of meditation and reflection reveal the end of the world?

This question lies at the heart of the Buddha-Dharma.
Session includes a 30 minute guided meditation on the ‘world’ and pointing to the end of the world.
A Dharma talk follows for 30 minutes on the theme.
A Question and Answer session for the final 30 minutes.

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A Reflection on the previous Blog on the Protests on Capitol Hill and Violence in the USA

In my previous blog, I wrote a 2000-word critique on the protests on Capitol Hill and violence in the USA. I put a link to my Facebook page, Twitter and Linkedin. Continue reading 




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