Monthly Archives: May 2014

BUDDHISM AND VEGETARIANISM

Recently, a well known Buddhist forum posted the question “Can you be a Buddhist and still eat meat”? This is a serious topic for me because I’ve been a vegetarian for even longer than being Buddhist. I’ve been shocked to … Continue reading

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AN EXPERIENTIAL REVIEW OF PEMA CHODRONS MEDITATION BOOK PT 1

Yesterday was quite intense… My kids had trouble settling down for the night, my daughter woke up at 3.30am after wetting the bed and her noise woke up our 9 month old baby boy! I was already having trouble sleeping … Continue reading

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PEMA CHODRON

One of my favourite teachers is Pema Chodron, a very senior nun in the Shamballa Buddhist tradition. Her appeal is that her style of teaching is direct, no compromise yet, gentle and accessible to all no matter your affiliation, beliefs … Continue reading

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KOAN TO CONTEMPLATE

Just found this koan ( zen enigma designed to open ones mind beyond linear thinking ), and I thought it was cool! “Chao-chou aked Nan-chuan, “What is the Way?” Nan-chuan said, “Ordinary mind is the Way.” Chao-chou asked, “Then may … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM

Most people , including close friends, know me primarily as someone involved in the electronic music scene in various ways, especially relating to iOS music apps, production and Dj work. I have almost 3 decades experience in the music field … Continue reading

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