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The Buddha on Mindfulness. Outline of the Great Discourse on the Four Applications of Mindfulness. With brief comment

GREAT DISCOURSE ON THE FOUR APPLICATIONS OF MINDFULNESS

Discourse 22 in the Long Length Discourses

This discourse of the Buddha has served as major inspiration for 2600 years for the practice and application of mindfulness for realising Nirvana.

See POINTS TO REMEMBER below the discourse. There is a brief comment to words in discourse in bold type. Continue reading 



Noble Eightfold Path. An Overview. Three Sessions. Saturday 11 December 2021

You are invited to join our workshop on Saturday 11 December 2021. The Zoom gathering consists of a depth of overview of the Noble Eightfold Path and the Goal, guided meditation, meditation instructions and question and answer session on the Path and Goal. Continue reading 



Have You Settled for Truth as coming from your Experience and Perception of it, or an Event?

I taught my first insight meditation retreat in Dharamsala in the foothills of the Himalayas in the autumn of 1974 with around 30 participants. I am not sure how many retreats I have given since then but at a rough guess around 750 – 1000 ranging from day long retreats to week-long residential retreats, plus longer ones. Continue reading 



What is the Ultimate Truth? Video/Audio. 90 mins. with Christopher. Guided Meditation. Talk. Q and A. Via Sangha Live. Sunday 5 June 2022

The world of mind-body, mindfulness, meditation and well-being maximises priority in the language of conventional or relative truth.

The relative truth consists of a perception that certain conditions have arisen. For example, certain conditions generate stress, problems or intense suffering. This requires wise attention and change relative to the experience. Continue reading 



A Crisis in Belief – secular, religious and spiritual. A talk in St. Mary’s Church, Totnes, Devon. 6 pm-6.45 pm Thursday 15 July, 2021.

St. Mary’s Church in Totnes high street dates back around 1000 years with the current Anglican church built in the 15th century.
More than a 1000 years of Christian prayer have filled this sacred area.

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