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An Exploration of the Western version of Mindfulness as a Major Branch of Psychology

The Buddha abides as the original voice of mindfulness. Mindfulness belongs in the body of his teachings/practices. The Buddha’s approach to mindfulness reveals a comprehensive exploration offering a great depth of insight. Continue reading 



The Buddha on War. To mark Full Moon of May, 2021. Day marks Buddha’s Enlightenment.

26 May 2021. Full Moon. Millions of Buddhists worldwide pay tribute to the Buddha’s enlightenment.

The Buddha on War Continue reading 



Zoom Retreat. India Time Zone. Suffering and its Resolution. Friday June 18 to Wednesday 23 June, 2021. With Christopher (UK) and Suchitra (India).

TIMETABLE FOR FIVE DAY ZOOM RETREAT

THEME; THE TRUTH OF SUFFERING AND ITS RESOLUTION

With Christopher Titmuss (UK) and Suchitra Shenoy (India)

Zoom Retreat:  Mindfulness, insight meditation (vipassana), instructions, talks etc.

Timetable Suitable for India. Continue reading 



Does a country have the right to defend itself? A Reflection

It has become an article of faith that a country has the right to defend itself. Many hold to this view as if it carried an unshakeable and irrefutable truth.

Countries worldwide use the slogan. We heard it again daily from Israel’s Prime Minister and then from US President Biden – “Israel has a right to defend itself.”

This specific statement means the nation state has the right to wage war on another country.

Is this the only way for a country to defend itself? Continue reading 



Why do some of our precious performing artists, singers, dancers and actors, have to go through so much suffering?

Gwyneth Paltrow, who won an Oscar in 1998 as best actress of the year, said this month (May 2021) she had gone “totally off the rails” during the pandemic drinking whisky to get through quarantine.

“I was drinking seven nights a week and making pasta and eating bread,” she told the press. Continue reading 




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