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FULL MOON

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Apr 1, 2018. 2 Replies

Sitting under the walnut tree I watch the full moon rising. The sun has set, the birds are settling, night is on the way. A great peace enfolds. Under the tree, daffodils shine amidst a carpet of wild spring flowers. I sip my tea and ponder.…Continue

A QUIET LIFE

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman Mar 27, 2018. 3 Replies

Today I did not set eyes upon another human being all day. That is not an unusual occurrence here. Life as a hermit is quiet. Sometimes my mind become very quiet in the midst of ll this tranquility. Nonetheless, I do like to keep abreast opf what is…Continue

BACK IN FRANCE

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Mar 23, 2018. 4 Replies

After two months in Italy, teaching and learning, it was good to get back to La Ville au Roi and see that the walls and roof were still in place and nature had not completely taken over. Then, almost immediately, I had a trip to Belgium and…Continue

I'M TRAVELLING AGAIN

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Dec 5, 2017. 3 Replies

Sometimes i think that I have been travelling all my life. This is somewhat true, both literally and metaphorically. The endless spiritual journey takes one to ever new domains of life-meaning, especially if one is willing to take the risks that pop…Continue

I'm not sure if this is an open contributory forum or not. If not...

Started by Ryusho Jeffus. Last reply by Ryusho Jeffus Dec 3, 2017. 2 Replies

What did I do this week? In the States we celebrated Thanksgiving the traditional beginning of the season of conspicuous overconsumption, for no other reason than we can, though it is cloaked in turkeys and santa suits.I met with a Chaplain peer…Continue

AUTUMN HAS ARRIVED

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Nov 30, 2017. 3 Replies

I got back to La Ville au Roi last night. It is cooler than when I left ten days ago. Autumn has arrived.I shall have an easy day today after travelling. Unpack the car - I have brought various things back - a chair, a bed, some plates, other small…Continue

END OF SUMMER: Looking forward

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Sep 18, 2017. 6 Replies

The year is turning, the leaves are going yellow, wind and rain break up the sunnier times.My trip to Korea proved to be a great success. Last year I was unable to go due to illness, so it was good to get back into the swing of the work and the…Continue

SUMMER: And so to Korea

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Aug 17, 2017. 9 Replies

I have given up giving daily reports for a while now as one day can be much like another at Eleusis, but when one looks back there has been a lot of work in the garden and keeping the place in good order, visitors coming and going with wonderful…Continue

FRIDAY 26 May ~ A lush season

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Jan Wizinowich Aug 14, 2017. 3 Replies

Wild flowers...Tame flowers...And…Continue

WEDNESDAY 24 May ~ Light & Dark

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Jun 2, 2017. 3 Replies

It is a delight and relief to see tiny fresh leaves growing on the lower twigs of the walnut trees. They all sent forth optimistic sprouts six weeks ago and then were hit by severe late frost, turning all black and forlorn. Recovery started at the…Continue

 
 
 

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Sit

Posted by Geeta Chari on April 26, 2019 at 22:13 3 Comments

This is a short video of a Buddhist monk and his family. 

It raised questions on parenting and Buddhism - does detachment (or perhaps quietism), as practiced here, lead to demotivation and disengagement with the world around one?

His children find the detachment practised by the monk disquieting. They appreciate the irony of detachment, which is supposed to…

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Zero Limits

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on April 20, 2019 at 14:13 0 Comments

 

 

 

I have recently been made aware of a practice known as Ho’ponopono. Ho’ponopono is an ancient Hawaiian healing practice, based on universal forgiveness, that was rediscovered and popularised in the 80s. A man called Joe Vitale(Hawaiian I think)  became enchanted by the practice after his daughter was healed from an…

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Obstructions

Posted by Susthama Kim on April 16, 2019 at 21:30 0 Comments

My children, Floor and I have been at Eleusis for a week visiting Dharmavidya. He had had another attack of new embolisms in his lungs a few weeks ago, and had gone to see a specialist at the hospital who then kept him in the hospital for just under a week and was back home the day before we arrived.

When we arrived, he told us of another serious blockage problem. He lives in the countryside, quite remote, and is on…

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SUCCESSFUL FIRST ELEUSIS SEMINAR

Posted by David Brazier on March 15, 2019 at 16:59 2 Comments

We have just had our first Eleusis Seminar on the theme of the Philosophy of Taoism.

Sixteen people took part and from immediate feedback it seems to have been a great success.

We shall do more.

There is a second meeting of a more open kind this evening.

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