"Hi David. Good to see you in Malvern! You left a snowy wonderland indeed! Your relationship courses in Milan look interesting! I think the UK would be an excellent venue if you offer these again ;) NAB"
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Have been exploring the spiritual life for many years, which bought be into contact with various schools of Buddhism. I studied Buddhist Psychology through the Amida Trust and now find myself a mitra (lay order member) in the Amida Buddhist school! I work at a charity delivery advocacy and community development projects. I also work as a psychotherapist. Have visited Eleusis a few times.
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I am currently leading courses on Buddhist psychology here in Seoul, Korea, but as I am putting the course onto this site as we go along, members of La Ville au Roi (Eleusis) are also responding so it is a bit as though the course is going on in several countries at the same time which is nice.
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