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TUESDAY 12 Jan

This morning, over breakfast, we had a discussion of relationships and community and the idea of recreating tribes, in general, and, more specifically, around Eleusis, a tribe being, essentially, a network of relationships that cross a certain thresh

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SUNDAY 10 Jan ~ Hibernation

We had a quiet day of reading, writing and chatting, in part due to the continuance of the wet weather. It seems as though it has not stopped raining this year. There are occasional small outbursts of sunshine but quite quickly it clouds in again and

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HOW DO WE PROCEED?

QUESTION: Dear Dharmavidya, I've just read your writing on Contrition. As usual,you always know how to get right into my heart! Contrition is indeed born from honesty. Admitting our Bombu reality is so freeing. However, I'm caught in the Self-power/

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THE AMIDA ORDER & SHU

The Amida Order is a Buddhist religious order practising nembutsu. It is Buddhism in the Pureland style emphasising the relation between the ordinary person - fallible, vulnerable, mortal - and the Buddhas. There is an associated congregation, Amida

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MELANCHOLIA

This is a space in which to discuss and share matters relating to depression, sadness, grief, melancholia, and related phenomena. There is a relevant paper posted in "Pages" listed in the right margin of the group page.

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WHAT IS LOVE ANYWAY?

I'm splitting this discussion of the meaning of love out as a separate discussion since it is a tangent to the original which was aboput man-woman communication and how the sexes understand things that get said. All the comments in this post were put

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