A quick word about the therapist's forum last Saturday here at the Buddhist House. We were a little apprehensive weeks before the forum that the turnout would be low and so I actually discouraged a guest speaker from making presentation at this time for that reason. But in the end we had a respectable number of participants as ten people came, including three therapists from other orientations. After introductions, I led a discussion on anxiety which seemed to get the ball rolling and the…Continue
todays post looks to the photography + teaching of Julie Dubose...... www.dafragments.net
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www.dafragments.net is back...... life intervened for a little.......
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I attended the 2 1/2 day European Shin Buddhist conference with Caroline in Düsseldorf 31 August to 2 September 2012. Shin is short for Jo Do Shin Shu, which means pure land faith school (of Buddhism).
I had not gone with very high expectations, as Caroline had thought I might find it quite strange. To my great surprise, I had an inspiring, exciting and uplifting time. At it I met about a dozen people that I had really deep conversations with and made…Continue
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This link is to an article I have written which is on the Dechen website, looking at some areas of common and not-so-common ground between Buddhism and counselling which might bear some thinking about for the Buddhist practitioner. I'd be happy to hear your views.
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Grounded in Faith: Psychotherapy and Pureland
Since the time of the Buddha people have looked to Buddhism as a source of salvation from their unhappiness and confusion. In the modern age, psychotherapy has become a route which many people choose to help them face and move beyond their personal suffering. Not surprisingly many Western therapists tend to gravitate towards Buddhist ideas and, conversely, Buddhists are often interested in exploring how their faith…Continue
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a second fragment....because its sunday......strikes that the art of flower arranging, has little to do with flowers, little to do with arranging, as we , as I, normally think of them.....i am falling for the philosophy and the practice ....
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Im loving this......todays update is more big brush calligraphy
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