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Tree Meditation No. 3 - Heartwood

Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
This is the third of a series of five led meditations to be done outside under trees. You can find the videos and accompanying tree reflections on Taraloka’s YouTube channel https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkl5lyPtprwwe1GSjsIPecVxE0fu5G855 . So put on your outdoor clothes, grab something to sit on and head out to your favourite tree.
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Tree Meditation No. 2 - Rooting

Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
This is the second of a series of five led meditations to be done outside under trees. You can find the videos and accompanying tree reflections on Taraloka’s YouTube channel https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkl5lyPtprwwe1GSjsIPecVxE0fu5G855 . So put on your outdoor clothes, grab something to sit on and head out to your favourite tree.
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Tree Meditation No. 1 - Arrival

Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
This is the first of a series of five led meditations to be done outside under trees. You can find the videos and accompanying tree reflections on Taraloka’s YouTube channel https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkl5lyPtprwwe1GSjsIPecVxE0fu5G855 . So put on your outdoor clothes, grab something to sit on and head out to your favourite tree.
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Tree Meditation No. 5 - Tree-Gazing

Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
This is the last of a series of five led meditations to be done outside under trees. You can find the videos and accompanying tree reflections on Taraloka’s YouTube channel https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkl5lyPtprwwe1GSjsIPecVxE0fu5G855 . So put on your outdoor clothes, grab something to sit on and head out to your favourite tree.
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Tree Meditation No. 4 - Nourishment

Wed, 31 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
This is the fourth of a series of five led meditations to be done outside under trees. You can find the videos and accompanying tree reflections on Taraloka’s YouTube channel https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkl5lyPtprwwe1GSjsIPecVxE0fu5G855 . So put on your outdoor clothes, grab something to sit on and head out to your favourite tree.
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Self Surrender Metta Bhavana - Guided Meditation

Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
In the classic five stages, receiving metta from the limitlessly compassionate Enlightened Mind. Fourth of five meditations led by Maitrisiddhi during 'True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante' Taraloka online retreat. Talks from that retreat also available.
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Breathing In Relation: Guided Meditation

Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
Mindfulness of Breathing in relation to the Enlightened Mind. Introducing then leading through a practice: us as we are, engaging with mindfulness of breathing in the presence of Kisa Gotami. Third of five meditations led by Maitrisiddhi during 'True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante' Taraloka online retreat. Talks from that retreat also available.
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Shinjin: 'Beyond Description, Explanation and Conception'

Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
Third talk from 'True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante' Taraloka retreat. What does Shinran mean by'shinjin', and how does this relate to how we might think of faith or shraddha? Maitrisiddhi explores more of 'The Tannisho'.
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'When the Thought of Saying the Nembutsu Erupts From Deep Within'

Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
Second talk from 'True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante' Taraloka retreat. Other Power and the Three Myths of the spiritual life. With enthusiasm and passion, Maitrisiddhi explores Shinran’s approach using his classic text The Tannisho, and makes connections and contrasts with teachings more familiar to us.
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'When We Think Good Thoughts, We Think We Are Good': Ethics

Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 - 00:00
Fifth talk from 'True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante' Taraloka retreat. With his radical teaching of entrusting to Other Power, Shinran overturns conventional tenets of Buddhism, including ethics – and blows wide open our assumptions about how to live the Dharma life. Maitrisiddhi looks at how we can approach this controversial area.