College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Chairs' Letter – February 2022

By Jnanavaca on Tue, 1 Mar, 2022 - 13:39

Chairs' Letter – February 2022

By Jnanavaca on Tue, 1 Mar, 2022 - 13:39

Dear Order Members and Friends,

As one of her deputies, Ratnadharini asked me to write this month’s letter from the College.

My month began with ‘landing back’ from a three week solitary retreat at the LBC’s retreat centre, Vajrasana. It was the first proper solitary I’d had since the start of the pandemic and it felt like balm. I emerged refreshed and energised in a way that I haven’t felt for a long time. The...

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The Nature of Mind - Seminar: The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences

By Zac on Fri, 25 Feb, 2022 - 13:26

The Nature of Mind - Seminar: The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences

By Zac on Fri, 25 Feb, 2022 - 13:26

led by Maitreyabandhu & Jnanavaca
4th March | 7-8:30pm GMT, 8-9:30pm CET, 6-7:30am AEDT

‘Near death experiences have previously been considered unworthy of science but, now that these experiences are being seriously acknowledged and are a valid area for scientific study, it seems that we are on the threshold of expanding our current knowledge about the meaning of life and death.’

- Dr Penny Sartori

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This interactive zoom seminar will explore the implications...

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Adhisthana

Join the Nature of Mind Project

By saddhanandi on Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 - 17:09

Join the Nature of Mind Project

By saddhanandi on Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 - 17:09

Join us for a six-month season of events exploring the nature of mind, including neuroscience, Buddhist thought, and psychology.  The project culminates in an in-person and online retreat at Adhisthana (August 2022).

Register for free: natureofmind.net

Here’s some more about it:

* Conversations – Every month we’ll post a conversation hosted by an Order member with guests such as: Iain McGilchrist (the divided brain), Paul Gilbert (Compassion-Focussed Therapy), Penny Sartori (near-death experiences), Bernardo Kastrup (metaphysical idealism), and Carol Bowman (past life memories).

* We’ll also be in conversation...