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Mindfulness – Being Centred, plus a Guided Meditation on Integration of our Whole Being

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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. …

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OUTLINE OF DHARMA INQUIRY ON A RESIDENTIAL RETREAT

Dharma teachings relate directly to experience and insight. The teachings do not require a religious or theoretical belief system.

This makes Dharma Inquiry an essential feature of the teachings alongside ethics, mindfulness, meditation, love, wisdom and liberation. …

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AWAKE WHERE YOU ARE. The Art of Embodied Awareness. By Martin Aylward. A Book Review.

I found AWAKE WHERE YOU ARE a refreshing book to read. Readable, practical, insightful with a wise priority – to develop and realise an embodied freedom.

The book captures the style of teaching of Martin through consistent reference to the immediacy of experience while pointing to a freedom beyond the limits of the immediate experience. AWAKE WHERE YOU ARE communicates a depth of wisdom. …

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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. …

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