Tag Archives: Vipassana

On Ants and the Meaning of Compassion – Between Myanmar and Ukraine

On Saving Lives It’s 05:00 am in  Panditarama Forest monastery situated not far from the city of Bago, Myanmar. We have just completed our morning meditation session and queue up to walk to the dining hall where we would have our … Continue reading

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On Intention And Attitude To Practice

Upon returning from the vi-pasana teachers’ weekend last month I’ve been contemplating what intention and attitude to practice means to me and why I felt they were so important. I’ve written something which I’d like to share with you. I’ve … Continue reading

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My Teachers

Venerable U Vivekananda  The first encounter I had with Vipassana was through a disciple of Sayadaw U Vivekananda. It took three more years for us to meet and once we did I immediately “fell in love” with him and asked to be his … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

“I just read in the morning paper that coffee can reduce your cholesterol level” he said. I smiled politely as I handed the woman ten baht for the water I just bought. “this coffee is really nice” he continued as … Continue reading

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