The teacher on my left shoulder
Jul
19
7:15pm 7:15pm

The teacher on my left shoulder

As a child, writes Anna Markey, I managed to construct my own practise by fostering confidence, curiosity and kindness through having an image of a hidden, secret teacher. Whatever happened to me, I felt, was being given as a lesson – no need to be regretful, just courageous. Over the years, the legacy of this image has held me in good stead so now I encourage others to be their own teacher.

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Rumination
May
10
7:15pm 7:15pm

Rumination

How do we attend to negative emotions in a way that doesn’t draw us into rumination? In this session, Duncan Nimmo will discuss strategies that allow us to observe and manage rumination – a focused attention on the symptoms of one’s distress, its possible causes and consequences, rather than on solutions

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Meditation, <em>&</em> being a global citizen – dharma practice and solidarity in a troubling time
Apr
29
9:00am 9:00am

Meditation, & being a global citizen – dharma practice and solidarity in a troubling time

In this workshop, Winton Higgins explored what we need to do to retrieve a wider, ethical vision of dharma practice in the face of today’s social, political and environmental challenges. On this page, you can listen to the main talk he gave, and read a transcript.

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The Politics of Decency
Apr
27
12:30pm12:30pm

The Politics of Decency

The tide of xenophobia, misogyny, prejudice and callousness towards ‘the Other’ is rising. This is the politics of indecency, so how do we create a sea wall that will turn it back? Winton Higgins will speak on how we respond forcefully with a politics of decency. What sort of communities and civil society do we want to build? How can we flourish as humans, living in harmony with each other and with nature?
 

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Wake up first – you make better choices
Mar
8
7:15pm 7:15pm

Wake up first – you make better choices

From Tucson, Arizona, Tim Clark has spent 28 years trying to find out what’s going on. After more than a quarter century’s experience of dharma practice with a range of traditions, Tim developed his unique secular approach to waking up while teaching recovering veterans at a Veterans Administration hospital.

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