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HELL ? NO !

Keizan Sensei has invited us to write about any subject within the Buddhist tradition that, within the realm of our own life, feels meaningful, problematical, puzzling or all three. Here Maurice Shokatsu George reflects on the profound relief and freedom he found in discovering Buddhist ethics.   “I’m going to flashback to the moment when I became a Buddhist. […]

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The Essential Teaching of Buddhist Practice and how it influences my life – Clive Tenryu Lindley-Jones

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness”. – Dalai Lama Kindness? How wimpy is that? isn’t that for your Aunt Matilda rather than a world-changing  philosophy? Surely there is more to all this […]

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Sangha Family Group Update

Next Meeting   Our small group of parents is getting together again on Sunday 10th June, for a picnic in Greenbank Park.  If the weather turns bad, we can meet in my house in Crosby instead.  It’s mainly a chance to chat while the children play and continue getting to know each other.  We’ll (try) […]

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