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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.