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WE JOURNEY FROM BIRTH ONTO DEATH. DOES LIFOFFESOMETHING MORE? Sunday 30 January 2022. 20.00-21.30 (CET) Zoom with Christopher. Sangha Live.

Do join our evening programme Sunday 30 January 2022. 20.00-21.30 (CET)

With Christopher. Continue reading 



A Review of Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935), legendary Portuguese Poet plus ten of his poems

Until last month (October 202I, I had never heard of the Portuguese poet and major literary artist, Fernando Pessoa (1887-1935), who made an outstanding contribution to the written word in Portuguese and English. Continue reading 



An Unreliable Self confirms an Insubstantial Personality

Dear Readers,

This is not an easy read. Read slowly. Perhaps read out loud.

The text may go over your head. That does not invalidate it.

The text may appear intellectual. That does not make it heady. Continue reading 



An Inquiry. From Ego to Inter-Connectedness and the Expanse

A retreatant participates in an Inquiry. An Inquiry does not include theories, abstract ideas, speculations or views of about the future. She or he sits besides myself in the front of the Dharma hall. A participant can speak about or ask about any significant issue of concern and interest that she or he wishes. An Inquiry might last for five minutes or 25 minutes and sometimes longer.. The Inquiry offers mindful/meditative listening for all of us. An Inquiry can generate an insight or understanding for questioner, listeners and teacher. The participant or myself can say ‘thank you’ to bring the Inquiry to a close at any time.  An inquiry might close with understanding or possibly for further reflection. 

Here is an example of an Inquiry. This Inquiry took place on the retreat in the Thai Monastery in Sarnath, India in February 2020. A few spots of editing help make clear when reading. Different initials used for person. Continue reading 




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