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NEMBUTSU WAYS

CONTINUOUS AND PERMANENTNem or nen means mindfulness.  It means that which occupies the mind.  We all know that our minds are occupied with all kinds of matters.  There are the practical matters of day to day life, the bigger and smaller decisions, entertainment, socialising, contemplation, trivia - all kinds of things, great and small, occupy the mind.  However, generally there is not just one thing in mind.  Our minds are capable of running several tracks in parallel.  Much of this is…See More
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I am the son of Irene Brazier and am the originator of this project. I have written a number of books on spiritual, psychological and cultural subjects. I am interested in community and spiritual awakening.
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WEEP FOR OUR WORLD

Posted on August 20, 2019 at 21:38 3 Comments



At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…

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MY MEDICAL CONDITION

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 18:04 10 Comments

My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…

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SUCCESSFUL FIRST ELEUSIS SEMINAR

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 16:59 2 Comments

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.

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At 20:52 on February 2, 2020, Gertjan said…

Many, many thanks for the invitation and welcome!

At 14:56 on January 2, 2020, José Leandro Miranda Quan said…

Gracias David por la bienvenida. Saludos.

At 1:39 on November 22, 2019, Ed Kimble said…

Thank you for welcoming me to Eleusis.

At 13:47 on October 4, 2019, Tineke Osterloh said…

The pleasure to meet was on my side, and it is a delight to stay in contact.

At 21:53 on April 9, 2019, Liselotte Baeijaert said…

Thank you for the invitation, David. I hope you will get better soon. I just had Karin visiting at my holiday home in Holland. We talked about the ITZI conference. I look forward to attend. (Still need to register.) Cheers! 

At 16:52 on March 15, 2019, Daniel Bairey said…

It was good to be part of the talk and discussion. A unique experience from my kitchen in Tel Aviv as I prepare to fix our family dinne. I look forward to more !

At 22:42 on January 6, 2019, Jaume Pucahdes said…

Thanks for your invitation.

At 17:05 on September 14, 2018, Daniel Bairey said…

Thank you

At 17:26 on September 13, 2018, Daniel Bairey said…

Noble practice then: with confidence , at ease. Well centered. With an upaya to suite the person and situation, definitely not merely 方便 approach. But I cheat, for I am reading your book and still grappling with your mention of upaya: I had not dwelled on that one until your message. But I meant Upeksha - perhaps a good concept to associate with noble ?

At 19:37 on September 10, 2018, Daniel Bairey said…

I am wondering what characters render XinJin and AnJin - perhaps I can then locate the original Chan terms

 
 
 

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Bombu Quote

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on January 27, 2020 at 11:25 0 Comments

Quote from Anthony De Mello:
“…in awareness you will understand that honour doesn’t mean a thing. It’s a social convention, that’s all. That’s why the mystics and the prophets didn’t bother one bit about it. Honour or disgrace meant nothing to them. They were living in another world, in the world of the awakened. Success or failure meant nothing to them. They had the attitude: “I’m an ass, you’re an ass, so where’s the problem?”

Namo Amida Bu( ;

Sagesse féline...

Posted by Tamuly Annette on September 29, 2019 at 12:00 1 Comment

En l'absence de Darmavidya, j'ai - en ma qualité de voisine et d'amie - le privilège de m'occuper (un peu) de Tara, la petite chatte. C'est un bonheur  de la voir me faire la fête chaque fois que je me rends à Eleusis: elle s'étire, se roule sur le dos au soleil ou saute sur mes genoux. J'ignore si elle a profité de l'enseignement du maître des lieux, mais j'ai comme l'impression qu'elle me donne une belle leçon de sagesse: elle…

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WEEP FOR OUR WORLD

Posted by David Brazier on August 20, 2019 at 21:38 3 Comments



At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…

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