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SPIRIT IN ACTION

Living in a Good SpiritSpirituality refers primarily to the spirit in which people live and do things. It as as though we are always posses…

Started by David Brazier

2 May 15, 2016
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BUILDING AN ARK

Amor Living in the conditioned world, we know that we can never arrive at the ideal. It remains like the pole star. It guides our travel wi…

Started by David Brazier

3 May 10, 2016
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

ALL SANGHAS ARE ONE SANGHA: Help us Eirene

All is One, All is Different Christ only created one church, but it has become a very diverse affair. The Buddha only created one sangha, b…

Started by David Brazier

0 Apr 22, 2016

CULTIVATING SANGHA

Getting On with One AnotherI have a vision of a world in which there is no war and yet neither are there the causes of war which normally s…

Started by David Brazier

1 Apr 21, 2016
Reply by Adam Dunsby

MODERN TRIBES

The modern age has brought us great benefits. Especially here in western Europe we enjoy greater safety, health, longevity and social secur…

Started by David Brazier

4 Jan 18, 2016
Reply by Tamuly Annette

ON NON-MONISM

Monoculture, mopololy, monotheism, monogamy, monotony, monophysitism, monologue, monasticism, monolingualism, ... there are lots of monos.…

Started by David Brazier

0 Dec 26, 2015

MANY WAYS TO GROW

Growth is not always straight-forward. Adapting to evolving conditions can sometimes seem to produce much internal contradiction, but the e…

Started by David Brazier

0 Dec 4, 2015

FREEDOM FROM BOX TICKING

In Eleusis Daily for 30 November 2015 I have posted the following comment after the item about running a day course on the theme "Beyond Ca…

Started by David Brazier

3 Dec 2, 2015
Reply by David Brazier

SOME REFLECTIONS ON HAPPINESS

Flowers of Happiness There are a lot of unhappy people in the world. Why? Could it be different? Is happiness a matter of personal responsi…

Started by David Brazier

1 Nov 9, 2015
Reply by Elja Stoel

Do it Anyway

I found this on the site of Margareth Osju People are often unreasonable,illogical and self centered;Forgive them anyway.If you are kind,pe…

Started by David Brazier

0 Jan 6, 2013

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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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