Sangharakshita has spent most of his life trying to communicate authentic Buddhadharma in such a way that it is appropriate to what might be called the western mindset although with the phenomena of ‘Globalisation’, ‘Western’ is a bit of a […]
Now that the ordinations are over I am looking forward to things settling down to something more routine. With the exception of the ordination weekend,when I seemed to spend three consecutive days in the kitchen, the mornings are my own.
In the nineteen eighties there was a television comedy series called ‘Northern Exposure’. Set in Alaska, it primarily deals with a displaced New York doctor, and how he overcomes his conditioning. How, over time and with the, usually unwanted help […]Read More
Opens the heart
The rose, full bloom
Early summer 2014
Falling in love has, over some years, become an increasingly common experience. Placed in context, I meet the complete spectrum of individuals and I feel a deep love for them, quite often […]Read More
The wonderful thing about the room we use at Heaven in Nutfield for our weekly meditation is that it has a glass ceiling. As I looked up after this weeks meditation, lead excellently by Dhruvamati, I found myself thinking about […]Read More