Anapānasati: a handy lead-through for your phone

prefer links to audio files? 1 Body 2 Feeling 3 Mind 4 Insight Stages Anapanasati 1 of 4 I suggest you have your eyes closed and just allow as much as you can your attention to settle in all the quietening, stilling processes of the body most of these happen just on their own but it’s good to establish awareness…

March Diary: out of retreat, some kind of new era

After the long retreat, I have a month’s break. And we are still in lockdown. That seems great, like the retreat never stopped, but it’s not the same mind! Streams of interest and concern popping out that had no place on retreat but now it’s their time. Coming events, holidays, the summer, and visits to…

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There are many approaches that evolved in Buddhist tradition that enable the aims of the entire ‘system of practice’ — to address and integrate all elements in the mind, to cultivate love and compassion, to meet spiritual death or seeing through of the ego, the deeper transformational training in insight that comes out of that,…