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Report: Meditation and Creativity

We just had another one of our Tai Pan events – where we lunch and then rent a room for viewing video and discussion. We have done this before on different topics – previous one was Osho, but also Eckhart … Continue reading

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Report: Notes on Dance of Emptiness talk 8

Notes on ‘Shut Up and Dance‘ – eighth and final dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links … Continue reading

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Report: Notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 7

Notes on ‘Why the Prodigal Son had to Wait‘ – seventh dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, … Continue reading

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Report: Notes on Dance of Emptiness talk 6

Notes on ‘All the beasts’ – sixth dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – in case … Continue reading

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Report: Notes on A. Jayasaro talk

While it won’t make too much fluid sense if you were not there, below are notes on the Talk by Ajahn Jayasaro in Pak Chong last week when we went there. It is always hard to remember exactly what A. … Continue reading

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Report: Notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 5

Notes on ‘Path of Purification’ – fifth dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – in case … Continue reading

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Report: notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 4

Notes on ‘Taking a Moment’ – fourth dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – in … Continue reading

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Report: notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 3

Notes on ‘All You Can Know’ – third dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – … Continue reading

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Report: notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 2

Notes on ‘The Spirituality of Imperfection’ – second dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – … Continue reading

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Report: notes on Dance of Emptiness Talk 1

Notes on ‘The Hero’s Journey’ – first dhamma talk in the 2011 Dhamma Talk Series: The Dance of Emptiness. Talks kindly hosted by the Dance Centre, School of Performing Arts, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok. Below are notes, quotes, links – in … Continue reading

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Blog Statistics

In 2007  Pandit, Audwin and Holly met at the brand new Baan Aree to ask for use of their facilities. The first Pansa Dhamma Talk Series ‘Insights of Insight meditation’ commenced a couple of months later under the name ‘littlebang’ – a blog … Continue reading

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Report on YBAT International Retreat 2011

Evaluation Form Results YBAT International Meditation Retreat with  Pandit  Bhikku January  7-9 , 2011  Some photos from this retreat are here ************************************************************************* All participants    male :     12 female : 17            Answered  evaluation : 28               1. How did … Continue reading

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Ringu Tulku Rinpoche at Dance Studio

 Last night, 8th February 2011, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche continued his time in Thailand with a talk on the Foolishness of Samsara. Looking a little tired after a Dhamma talk in the afternoon also Rinpoche nonetheless managed to inspire, amuse and encourage people in … Continue reading

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Report: 2010 in review

This post is from WordPress automated reporting …. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The … Continue reading

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Report: Ajahn Pasanno II

Tuesday 21st December 2010 we hosted Ajahn Pasanno for the second time. On this occasion we were at Baan Aree. click image above for photos Ajahn Pasanno is the Abbot of Wat Abhayagiri in California. Previously he was the abbot of the International temple in … Continue reading

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Report: Hideaway Retreat II

We just returned from our second weekend at the beautiful Reverie Hideaway … place (what exactly is it?) A pair of traditional Thai style teak houses in the fields of Pathum Thanee, where the birds chattered and thankfully there was no karaoke … Continue reading

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Report: ‘Mindful Therapy’

Book review for MINDFUL THERAPY – A Guide for Therapists and Helping Professionals. If you have read a book recently about or connectecd to Buddhism or meditation – send it in via the contacts page. Author: Ph.D. Thomas Bien Publisher: … Continue reading

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Report: Bhikkhuni Ani Zambar

Monday 8th November 2010, Bhikkhuni Ani Zamba otherwise known as Bhikkhuni Zamba Chozom, came to Bangkok and gave a talk at the spacious Dance Studio on Suk. 24. This was our first time at this venue – people had a tricky time finding … Continue reading

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Report: Dhamma Talk Series 2010

    This year’s Dhamma Talk Series finished at the end of October. We had met for 6 weeks at the Pharmaceutical Association of Thailand, for Talks and some meditation. I arrange this set of events each year, mainly due … Continue reading

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Notes: The Future of Kamma

Following are the notes on the talk ‘The Future of Kamma’ by Cittasamvaro, 21st October 2010 in the 2010 Talk Series LIFE: in the Frame of Mindfulness Each year in the Dhamma Talk Series, there is a talk on Kamma … Continue reading

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Tich Nhat Hanh at MCU

Friday 22nd October, 2010 famed monk Thich Nhat Hanh was hosted by the Monk’s University Mahaculalongkorn Rajavidhayalaya in their huge new campus meeting room at Wang Noi, near Ayuddhaya. Approximately 2000 people were in attendance, including about 100 monks and nuns (distinguishable by their headscarves) … Continue reading

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Notes: The Name of the Helper

Notes on the 4th Dhamma Talk in the 2010 Series LIFE: in the Frame of Mindfulness Originally this talk was called ‘There’s Suffering, and There’s Noble Suffering’, but the way things worked out the topic changed slightly. ‘Suffering’ was still … Continue reading

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Notes on ‘The Gatekeeper’

n’atti santipara.m sukha.m -there is no happiness greater than peace nibbaana.m parama.m sukha.m – nibbana is the ultimate happiness. Notes for the Dhamma talk "The Gatekeeper" at the Pharmaceutical Association of Thailand 30th September 2010 ****** Mindfulness/Absorption Human being s … Continue reading

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Notes: A Matter of Mindfulness

LIFE: in the Frame of Mindfulness 2010 Dhamma Talk Series Notes on the first talk: A Matter of Mindfulness The theme this year – Mindfulness – is a hot topic in the world of psychology and therapy. The other hot … Continue reading

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