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The Flask in the Dharma Hall had the words printed on it. OM FUCKING SHANTI. A Response.

While giving a teaching in Germany, I saw a flask besides one of the meditators. I turned to the person to ask what the words say on the front of flask.

The words said OM FUCKING SHANTI. Continue reading 



Prince Charles (now King Charles iii) and Prince Siddhartha. An Analysis of Shared Privilege and Response

I stood for Parliament for the Totnes constituency for the Green Party in 1986 and 1992. The following year, I started work on a book called The Green Buddha. I wrote a chapter titled Prince Charles and Prince Siddhartha. With some firm advice to Prince Charles, aged 42 at the time of writing. Below this section is the chapter in the book published in 1994. Continue reading 



International Zoom Teachings/Practices. Noble Eightfold Path. Once a month start 8 January 2022. Organised in Israel.

An exploration of the Noble Eightfold Path provides an opportunity to appreciate the depth and breadth of the Buddha’s teachings through direct experience.

Every link bears a direct relationship to our daily life. The path points to a goal – wisdom, a fulfilled life and liberation from a problematic mind. Continue reading 



An Inquiry. Why a Yoga Teacher Resists Saying “May All Beings Be Free” at the end of a Yoga Session

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.
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How to Give a Public Talk

How to Give a Public Talk

 

A few years ago, a social survey in the UK asked people: “What is your biggest fear?”

The majority answered “Public Speaking.”

Their second biggest fear was “Death.”

In other words, the British public regard public speaking as a fate worse than death. Continue reading 




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