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Do I Create My Own Suffering? Does Another Create My Suffering? Or between us, we create suffering? Or is it Chance, Fate or Destiny?

The Buddha expressed a profound concern on our holding to personal views about the causes of suffering. If we do, we can blame ourselves, blame others, both ourselves and others or believe in circumstances we cannot prove.

I would advise every person looking into suffering to read and re-read the following words of the Buddha until deeply understood. In the bamboo grove in the Squirrel Sanctuary, Raghir in Bihar, India, the Buddha had  an inquiry with an austere yogi from another sect: Continue reading 



Transcription of Zoom Conference on Mindfulness of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) with Israeli Dharma Teachers. Part One of Two

Teachers Express Concerns and Raise Questions with Christopher

90-minute Exchange.  Part One (45 minutes)

Friday morning 27 March 2020

Part One of Two.

Part Two to be transcribed by 02 April 2020. Continue reading 



Who am I? 90 minutes Online. Do join. 18.00 UK time. Sunday 10 March, 2019. Host is WorldwideInsight

Sunday March 10th 2019. Online.  Led by Christopher Titmuss.
Christopher offers 30 minute meditation instruction, 30 minute teachings, and live Q&A on video.
Offered on dana (donation)
1am Pacific US Time,
2pm Eastern US time,
6pm UK time,
7pm European time. Please note the earlier-than-usual start time in the UK and Europe.

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Has Truth become Irrelevant to Political Discourse?

We find ourselves subjected to a political world of fixations of opinions around claims to truth, half-truth, distorted truth, fake news, suppressed information, falsehoods, deceptions, denial, and outright lies. Continue reading 



Wendell Berry, a living USA poet. Short extracts from some of his precious poems on animals, land, trees, nature, spirituality, suffering, war and politics.

Here are short extracts from some of the major poems of Wendell Berry, 84, the much-loved American poet, farmer, critic and activist.

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