ELEUSIS NEWS: What Did You Do This Week?

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ELEUSIS NEWS: What Did You Do This Week?

News from La Ville au Roi and from Eleusis people. What's happening and who's doing what? What's the latest?

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AUTUMN HAS ARRIVED

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Nati Sep 18. 1 Reply

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. 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. 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. 3 Replies

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

WEDNESDAY 24 May ~ Light & Dark

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by David Brazier Jun 2. 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

MONDAY 22 May ~ Whole lot of Mowing Going On

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Andrew May 23. 1 Reply

East side...The machine...…Continue

SATURDAY 20 May ~ Now I just need to get some cream

Started by David Brazier May 21. 0 Replies

The strawberries are ripening...The strawberry patch...…Continue

UP TO THE ELBOWS IN THE DIRT

Started by David Brazier May 19. 0 Replies

A new crop comingThe garden and land around the house is rather demanding…Continue

A FEW PICTURES FROM AROUND THE PLACE TODAY

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Jan Wizinowich May 16. 13 Replies

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APRIL IS A WICKED MONTH

Started by David Brazier. Last reply by Jan Wizinowich May 16. 3 Replies

After some hot days that dried the soil out completely we are now plunged into a cold snap. It is actually deluging down hail as I write and a very cold night is forecast. This is not great weather either for plants or folk. I tried planting a few…Continue

 
 
 

ITZI Conference 2017

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Relationship.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on September 9, 2017 at 20:56 0 Comments

Found this on a Chogyam Trungpa video…

''The relationship between student and teacher is like a dance…

In relating with the teacher, your critical input and your surrendering work together. They’re not working against each other. The more input you get from the teacher and the phenomenal world and the more you develop, at the same time, the more you question. So there is a kind of dance taking place between the teacher and yourself. You are not particularly trying to switch off…

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Reflections on Foolishness.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on September 5, 2017 at 11:50 2 Comments

I sometimes can’t believe how defective I am!! Whilst despairing of myself the other day I remembered a Shinran teaching that I found some time ago. It really made me think and reinforced my resolve to practice.

It is a Pureland teaching about the depth of our sin preventing us from being genuinely good. Our efforts to be decent, caring beings are always based in and therefore contaminated by our self centredness, greed hatred and delusion. This is due to the…

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Korean Version of Workshops

Posted by JAESUNG KIM on August 6, 2017 at 6:58 0 Comments

2017 여름 불교심리치료 및 상담 워크숍 3회 내용

THREE PSYCHOTHERAPY & COUNSELLING WORKSHOPS

 

WORKSHOP 1: SNOW UPON A SILVER PLATE [ 銀盌盛雪]: PRINCIPLES OF BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY & THEIR PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC APPLICATION

In this workshop we shall introduce and review important aspects of Buddhist psychology including the conditioned and unconditioned mind, object relatedness, skandha process, the unity of path and goal, bodhichitta,…

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Great Intentions.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on August 3, 2017 at 22:42 0 Comments

  • The power of intentions is a topic that comes up regularly for me and always provides me with food for thought. In a recent service I was struck by the gravity of the Bodhisattva vows that we sing as part of our liturgy. ”Innumerable…

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