David Brazier's Groups (21)

  • Books for Sale

    13 members Latest Activity: Jun 18

    Books for Sale

  • KOREA 2018

    10 members Latest Activity: Aug 19, 2018

    This is a place for materials relating to the teaching programme in Korea in August 2018

  • ITZI Conference 2019: No Pearl without Grit

    23 members Latest Activity: on Sunday

    5-8 September 2019, Netherland

    This group is for announcements, discussion, and information relevant to the conference and to help…

  • ITZI

    42 members Latest Activity: Apr 15

    This group is a space for all things relating to International Zen Therapy Institute - a place for Eleusis members who are interested in ITZI to…

  • KOREA 2017

    6 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2018

    This is a place for materials relating to the teaching programme in Korea in August 2017

  • INDULGENCE

    25 members Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2017

    This group is a little corner in which to share anything gratifying to the senses.

    Cette groupe es un petit coin dans lequel compartir…

  • WAR & PEACE

    50 members Latest Activity: Jun 2

    On the day that England and Wales voted to leave the European Union, I am starting this group as a place for political comment. The aim is to…

  • TAO & EASTERN WISDOM

    33 members Latest Activity: May 23

    This is a group for non-Buddhist oriental thought, religion, philosophy, art & culture

  • BUDDHISM

    57 members Latest Activity: Jun 12

    To discuss Buddhism and gather Buddhist materials

  • DAVID'S ARCHIVE

    9 members Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2018

    Here I will gradually add papers I have written, mostly ones written rather a long time ago but which still have some use or relevance. The papers…

  • MEN & WOMEN

    29 members Latest Activity: May 29

    A place to discuss relations between the sexes.

  • OUR FRIENDS

    18 members Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2018

    Items about groups and centres in mutual friendship and support with La Ville au Roi (Eleusis)

  • QUESTIONS IN THE SAND

    41 members Latest Activity: May 12

    In Dharma practice, questions are very important. Most instances of enlightenment recorded occur in dialogues and most of these start from a…

  • ELEUSIS NEWS

    62 members Latest Activity: Sep 16, 2018

    This page is no longer functional and will be taken down in due course. It used to be where news was posted but this now happens in other…

  • POETRY

    37 members Latest Activity: 8 hours ago

    A place for poems

  • ART, MYTH & CULTURE

    25 members Latest Activity: Jun 18

    This group is for contributions on culture and the arts, including film, drama, mythology - music, mandala, mosaic, labyrinth, calligraphy, dance,…

  • THERAPEUTAE

    38 members Latest Activity: May 29

    A place to discuss therapy and personal growth, health, wholeness, and transformation of the psyche.

  • WHAT ARE YOU READING?

    30 members Latest Activity: Mar 9

    This is a group in which we can share information about what we are currently reading or have read and discuss emerging themes..

  • HELLENICA & ANCIENT WISDOM

    34 members Latest Activity: Apr 22

    This group is to give access to and a space for discussion of spiritual issues in general and from the Western traditions, as distinct from the…

  • THINKER'S CORNER

    25 members Latest Activity: Jun 10

    Here we can discuss ideas, inspirations and philosophy that does not readily fall into an established category. Often the most interesting ideas…

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Blog Posts

Grace.

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on June 2, 2019 at 1:02 4 Comments

“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue

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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