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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. 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 



Silence. Eight kinds of silence. 12 kinds of Noble Silence

There is silence and there is Noble Silence.

We pay respect to a Noble Silence, not of words, not of constructions of the mind and profoundly knowable.

We might imagine silence consists of a single element, which remains much the same. Like everything else, silence reveals itself according to the inner-circumstances. We can experience silence in a variety of ways. Continue reading 



Retreats in Germany Spring and Summer 2016 With Christopher

Retreats in Germany
Spring and Summer 2016
With ChristopherAll teachings in English and German translation available.

GERMANY. near Bonn
Friday April 29, 18.00 – 13.00 on Friday May 6 13.00. 2016,

INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREAT.
Zentrum for Buddhismus
with Christopher and Nicole Stern (http://www.dharma-training.de)

This classical Vipassana retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a daily talk and regular one to one meetings with Christopher and Nicole. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. The retreat points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and the emptying of the mind for fresh perceptions and insights. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Held largely in silence.

Zentrum for Buddhismus Waldhaus am Lachersee (one hour from Bonn/Cologne)
D 56643, Nickenich, Germany
0049 2636 3344
budwest@t-online.de
www.buddhismus-im-western.de

GERMANY, near Dusseldorf
Friday evening 20.00 June 3, 2016 to Tuesday June 7, 13.00 2016

DHARMA ENQUIRY WITH CHRISTOPHER

This course explores meditation and inquiry into daily life issues based on the Buddha’s teachings. The course includes an exchange of experiences between groups of two people up to several people. There are regular full group meetings. We also look at the relevance of a major discourse of the Buddha for practice and insight. There is meditation practice and extended silent periods. The course is open to all.

See www.DharmaEnquiry.org
christopher@insightmeditation.org

With Christopher
Pauenhof e.V.
Pauendyck 1
D – 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb (40 minutes from Düsseldorf)
Germany
Tel. +49-(0)2835 / 44133

www.pauenhof.de
info@pauenhof.de

GERMANY, near Dusseldorf
Tuesday June 7 19.00 to Sunday June 12, 13.00, 2016

INSIGHT MEDITATION (Vipassana) at Pauenhof, near Dusseldorf.
With Christopher

This classical Vipassana retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a daily talk and regular one to one meetings with the two teachers. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. The retreat points to inner renewal, a deep sense of presence and clarity for heart and mind for fresh perceptions and insights. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Held largely in silence.

The retreat will be taught in English/German.
Pauenhof e.V.
Pauendyck 1
D – 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb (40 minutes from Düsseldorf)
Germany
Tel. +49-(0)2835 / 44133

www.pauenhof.de
info@pauenhof.de

GERMANY. near Munich
Tuesday June 28, 18.00 – 13.00 on Sunday July 3. 2016,

INSIGHT MEDITATION RETREAT
at Seminarhaus Engl with Christopher and Nicole Stern (www.dharma-training.de)

This silent retreat will include comprehensive meditation instructions in Vipassana (Insight) meditation, a dharma Daily talk and regular one to one meetings with Christopher and Nicole. The retreat offers the opportunity to go deeply into ourselves in a supportive and caring atmosphere. We focus on the cultivation of presence, compassion and deeper understanding. We practice letting go of stress factors and allow insights that lead to inner liberation. Suitable for new and experienced meditators. Dharma talks in English with German translation (as required), meditation instructions in German.
Seminarhaus Engl e.V.(one hour from Munich)

Engl 1
84339 Unterdietfurt, Germany

www.seminarhaus-engl.de
Phone +49-(0)8728-616
Email:
info@seminarhaus-engl.de

www.christophertitmuss.net
www.mindfulnesstrainingcourse.org
www.insightmeditation.org
www.dharmaenquiry.org
www.meditationinindia.org
www.dharmayatra.org

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