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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 



Moonlight Whispers. A Poem

Introduction to a Poem
Moonlight Whispers

Twenty-three meditators attended each of the two retreats in the Thai Monastery, Sarnath, India, this February (2020). Far fewer joined the retreat this year than 2109 with many cancellations due to coronavirus, floods, firestorms, political unrest in India etc. 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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Upcoming Teachings. Brighton and Totnes, England in January 2019, India in February and online in March

Saturday 19 January 2019. Brighton, Sussex, England. One day course.

Thursday 10 and 24 January 2019. Totnes Meditation Group. Evening.

Guided Meditation and Q and A. Continue reading 



Join our two weeklong Mindfulness/Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Retreats in Sarnath, near Varanasi, India from 4-11 and 11-18 February 2019.

Join our Mindfulness/Insight Meditation Retreats in India in early 2019

The Buddha’s teachings have a practical relevance for today.

Retreats held in the beautiful Thai Monastery, Sarnath, near Varanasi, India.

Title: From Insight Meditation (Vipassana) to Liberation 

Teacher: Christopher Titmuss

4 February 2019 – 11 February 2019 

11 February 2019 – 18 February 2019

Cost: There is a modest registration charge and appeal for donations to cover remaining costs at end of retreat.

For more information: www.meditationinindia.org .

Website contains useful information for travel in India.

Christopher has taught annual retreats in India for the past 45 years, as well as elsewhere in the world.

A senior teacher and former Buddhist monk, Christopher is the author of 20 books, poet and social critic. He lives in Totnes, England.

If you wish to travel with others to India, you could join the pilgrimage with Ellen Van Lersel from Holland. Her pilgrimage includes the 7-day Vipassana retreat with Christopher Titmuss

www.livemindfully.nl 




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