You attend a 12-month online Mindfulness Teacher Training Course. You don’t teach mindfulness after the course. Yet every minute of training was worth worthwhile. …
I have a Facebook Group titled Christopher Titmuss Teachings with around 780 members so far. I invite members to respond to my weekly question. I wish to give a voice to others to share in the space of a line or few lines their reflections on core questions in daily life. …
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.
|INTERNATIONAL TEACHINGS ON ZOOM,
23-25 July 2021
|Theme: Benefits of Mindfulness and Benefits Beyond Mindfulness
Teacher: Christopher Titmuss
|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
|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|
|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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AN ONGOING TOTNES INIATIVE EXPANDS TO FOUR MORE LOCAL TOWNS
Extract. “After reflecting on the idea, and assessing the community’s interest, we set up the Share Shed in Totnes, Devon in 2017. Since then, we’ve been sharing our collection of over 350 items, with over 1,000 members.
So far we have facilitated over 1,600 loans, helping people save money, storage space and natural resources.
More recently, thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund, we’ve been able to trial a different model of sharing our items. We’ve gone mobile, and set up the world’s first travelling library of things, which allows us to share our items even further, and to more vulnerable communities in neighbouring towns!”
Read more on the Network of Wellbeing.
Mindfulness teachers and course organisers sometimes hesitate to promote and advertise mindfulness as they feel concerned about self, the ego getting involved.
This concern easily happens due to a mistaken priority. The teacher wishes to make known to people that he or she has a service to offer. …