By Munisha on Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 19:32So, last day… and sunshine has poured down on us, and on the extraordinarily green and beautiful Herefordshire countryside around us. The mud is drying, but remains deep - and lethally slippery - in the dining tent.
The morning’s big events on the retreat “fringe”: a loud crash as the main crockery table sank into the mud, shedding its load, which all had to be rewashed; and a “wellie amnesty”, where everyone who’d lost their boots, or picked up...
“At one time, milk was one of the more natural processes in farming. A bull would impregnate a cow — an actual bull, before the age of artificial insemination . She was pregnant for nine months and then a baby cow was born.
Afterwards, from the calf’s birth to up to three months after it was weaned, the farmer would...
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Engaged Ethics,” Parami gives us a perspective on the nature of Mahayana ethics – marked by compassion and wisdom and maximizing connectedness. The energizing effect of engaged ethics is a tool for living life fully for the benefit of others. From the talk “The Awakening Heart”.
By bodhinaga on Fri, 26 Oct, 2012 - 14:23Vadanya tells the the tale of the Lampton Worm, a folk legend from the North East of England, and explores what it teaches us about integration and owning up to our own flaws. 23rd October 2012.
By Windhorse Evolution on Mon, 8 Oct, 2012 - 12:13
Ethics was the theme of some training with the retail team and evolution shops. Several members of staff from the shops gave talks, and their transcripts are available here. There are a variety of perspectives and reflections, well worth a read.