Christopher Titmuss Dharma Blog

A Buddhist Perspective

This content shows Simple View

USA

Covid-19. We might think it will be all over soon. Perhaps the contagion has barely started. Who knows?

You may feel tired of reading, listening, watching and talking about issues related to the global pandemic.

Listen within. Respect your inner response. Please do not read anything below if it feels like it would be more information to absorb. Sense the aliveness of the day and connect with it – indoors, outdoors or both. I take breaks from Covid, Covid, Covid – despite regular expressions of concern.

Do the same. Take a break as much as possible from the Covid world. Find ways for renewal. Some of you engage in full time service to resolving the suffering around Covid-19. Please remember to connect with life outside the virus.

Don’t hesitate to skip the following.  There are straightforward concerns and questions. The critique does not contain the feel good factor. The last short section might serve as a reminder in daily life about priorities.

Continue reading 



Local Totnes clinic invited me to get a Covid-19 vaccination this week. I said: ”No thank you. Not now.”

2500 words, 6 or 7 minute read

I received on Tuesday (18 January 2021) a text message from my local clinic in Totnes, Devon, England, about 10 minutes’ walk from home.

This is an invitation to book a Covid Vaccine at Leatside Surgery this week. Continue reading 



VACCINATIONS. VACCINATIONS. VACCINATIONS. Concern for Babies, Children and Adults. Questions and Reflections

3020 words

Headings

Introduction

What is a Vaccine?

Advice from leading health organisations Continue reading 



How to make a Mask for protection from the Coronavirus. Do forward onto others. This is one cool initiative.

https://thomasriddle.net/mask/

Do click on Tom’s link above. He gives precise instructions on how to make a mask in three sizes.

A piece of cloth sewn together can keep people safe from this highly contagious virus. Continue reading 



What Happens to the Donations We Give You? How will you get by without teaching residential retreats?

I thought I would write a detailed blog (1200 words) on where your generous donations (dana) goes. I don’t recall writing such a piece before, except for a few lines for a laminated sheet of paper.

As with plenty of Dharma teachers worldwide, I offer my residential retreats on a donation basis. Continue reading 




Join our monthly e-Newsletter

Never miss an update

top

Join our monthly e-Newsletter

Never miss an update