Author Archives: Tony Reardon

Busy life meditation

From Joseph Goldstein:

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Meditating with eyes open

This is also in the Sam Harris blog I posted earlier. I’m putting it in separately because I think it’s such an important notion to consider.

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Meditation

“People who haven’t tried to meditate have very little sense that their minds are noisy at all. And when you tell them that they’re thinking every second of the day, it generally doesn’t mean anything to them.

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Working it out for myself

When I was younger, I didn’t like the Buddhists I met – and I’d still never call myself one – they seemed to be attempting to be good. That Buddhism would attract such fearful [of being bad] people is hardly surprising given that each factor of the eightfold path – in English – starts with […]

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Fortnightly Meditation in Glenfield

A group of around 8 people is meeting at 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield [on Auckland’s North Shore] every two weeks. We have a 40 minute sitting meditation and then some discussion.

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Meditation meeting Saturday 9th March 2013

This Saturday, 9th March, from 11am to 12pm, there will be a 40 min meditation [and some discussion afterwards] at 80 Chartwell Ave Glenfield, Auckland.

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Auckland Saturday meditation

Meditation and discussion, this Saturday, 11am to 1pm 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield, Auckland All welcome call Tony 021 067 0974 or send an email if you’d like to know more.

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Sayadaw U tejaniya

Burmese meditation teacher Sayadaw U tejaniya is coming to New Zealand in November. He’ll be at Te Moata rettreat Centre on the Coromandel Penninsular for a 10 day retreat.

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Auckland meditation group

A group of Auckland ‘Secular Buddhists’ is meeting every second Saturday at 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield.

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A couple of years ago I thought that Stephen Batchelor had said what he had to say

A couple of years ago I thought that Stephen Batchelor had said what he had to say; he’d loosely but effectively articulated a secular Buddhism and now seemed to be just repeating himself. I was wrong.

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