Category Archives: meditation

Mountain Retreat: 30th Nov – 9th December

After discovering the most perfect, idyllic site imaginable for a meditation retreat, we finally can announce our first Mountain Meditation Retreat. This page will keep updating as we get more of the details confirmed. However, the dates, the venue, and … Continue reading

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Hitchhikers guide to Buddhism

To get somewhere you can buy a car, and drive there. You have to buy a whole car – just the wheels, or just the engine is no good. In the same way most meditation lineages (not to mention religions) … Continue reading

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Beset by Thoughts

Looking for a Leader: In the Hindu tradition you have a Guru somewhere in the world who is perfectly suited to teach you. In Buddhism, we have no guru system, dating from the time of the Buddha’s death when he … Continue reading

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Life or Meditation

Summary: What to expect from meditation, and how it influences daily life. Peace and Happiness : in Life or Meditation? Recently we hosted a Dhamma Talk by Steve and Rosemary Weissman at Baan Aree. We had chance to chat to … Continue reading

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‘There is body’

[Summary: meditators are taught to watch the breathing – this comes from the teaching on ‘mindfulness of body’ which covers more than just breathing. A look at the variations on this method] It is a common image these days of … Continue reading

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The Biscuit Tin

[Summary: Short look at the role of practise in obtaining the ‘Unconditioned’. Refers to a point raised on one of U Vamsa’s ‘New Age Myths’ talk. Sutta quote on the topic] You’ll never get to heaven in a biscuit tin … Continue reading

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Meditate Deeply as a Monk

…¬†what if I told you that you could meditate as deeply as a Zen monk, literally at the touch of a button, and do it the very first time, and every time and also make all those happy brain chemicals … Continue reading

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