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Sample Chapter - Online Reading Version!

Sample Chapter - Online Reading Version!

Tue, 30 Apr, 2013 - 17:38Here’s an easy online reading version of Chapter 2, which is an introduction to mindfulness. As well as explaining what mindfulness is, the chapter discussed common patterns of the mind that we meet in meditation and some misconceptions about meditation…
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Practising Buddhism in any context

Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:09

Practising Buddhism in any context

Tue, 21 May, 2013 - 17:09This weekend we launched Practical Buddhism at the Norwich Buddhist Centre.

You can buy my book in the UK from Amazon and it’s also available on Kindle.

One of the themes that came up is how to practise Buddhism when conditions are not ideal. In fact, with some effort and a little creativity we can practise in any situation. Here are some tips from the chapter on Taking the Teachings to Work in...
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London Launch of Practical Buddhism!

Wed, 1 May, 2013 - 18:22
Maitreyabandhu interviews Paramabandhu on the launch of his book at the London Buddhist Centre on April 24th, 2013.




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Practical Buddhism - Meditations To Help You Live Better

Wed, 1 May, 2013 - 18:11
Here’s a Soundcloud set of recordings to accompany the book, Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era by Dr. Paramabandhu Groves. These meditations are designed to help you live more mindfully and more skilfully…

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Excerpt from Practical Buddhism

Fri, 26 Apr, 2013 - 19:12
Here is a sample chapter of Practical Buddhism. It’s chapter two, which is an introduction to mindfulness. As well as explaining what mindfulness is, the chapter discussed common patterns of the mind that we meet in meditation and some misconceptions about meditation.
File NameSize
Chapter 2 - Starting with Mindfulness143.03 KB
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Transcripts of Talks by Paramabandhu

Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 18:30
Here are some pdf versions of my talks to download and read on whatever computer or portable device you favour!
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15 Points For Friendship

Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 15:31
Review by Free Buddhist Audio.

A useful look at the role friendship plays in our lives as practising Buddhists, following a classic ‘15 Points’ model… A good-humoured, honest approach to understanding what the Buddha means when he talks about spirtual friendship being the whole of the spirtual life.
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Mindfulness For Just About Everything

Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 15:30
Review by Free Buddhist Audio

A timely and invaluable talk from Paramabandhu. Drawing on many years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist and Dharma teacher, he invites us to consider the lessons Buddhist techniques around meditation and mindfulness training can bring to the field of mental health - especially to problems with depression and addiction. The talk evokes the Buddha in the Satipatthana Sutta to explore the four traditional foundations of mindfulness and discuss their potential use...