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The Present Moment
Jul 18, 2018 11:48AM WST

Sanity, Reality & Peace lives here ---- where the past and the future unify.The Buddha confirmed that our Life and the Universe are mental constructs. He invited us to come and see! He had realised that our minds are ... Read More

Consciousness & Compassion
May 26, 2018 10:03AM WST

Consciousness is somewhat tricky to understand in a direct way because we are using it constantly to interpret our situation. It is so deeply ingrained into our being that we cannot easily see it directly without a sustained ... Read More

The Hero's Journey
Mar 24, 2018 10:24AM WST

(With acknowledgements to Joseph Campbell)There is a paradox that sits right at the gateway to enlightenment. It is a paradox that must be resolved by any and every person if they are ever to understand and experience the ... Read More

The Paradox and Subtlety of Life & Reality
Jan 23, 2018 10:27AM WST

 The Buddhist path is a very subtle one. Small wonder that this elusive and Absolute Truth that the Buddha realised and experienced was causing him to despair when he thought about how to teach it.  The balance ... Read More

Awakening to Stillness -- A poem!
Dec 6, 2017 08:59AM WST

This poem comes at the end of the series of blogs I have written since "Hypnosis, Buddhist Meditation and Reality" which was uploaded on 25th August 2017. I feel it succinctly covers both the intellectual and ... Read More

Fused Consciousness and Letting Go
Nov 8, 2017 12:05PM WST

At the outset, it needs to be said that from a Buddhist perspective, the human condition is a deluded condition. This is so because we do not generally self-reflect deep enough to understand the Absolute truth that can be ... Read More

Consciousness First!
Oct 31, 2017 11:29AM WST

Over my last few blogs I have been looking at our connection into the Universe. I have discussed how Physics has been very successful in providing rather compelling evidence of our physical evolution, not only from the birth ... Read More

Children of the Stars!
Oct 24, 2017 13:03PM WST

We all know now that we are literally made from the Stars. Physicists have confirmed it with astronomical and other observations! We know that we are completely and intimately bound into and connected to the Universe. All of ... Read More

The Will of Consciousness?
Oct 16, 2017 16:29PM WST

The Buddhist teachings say that at the very core of life there is grasping; a holding on with what is described as our desire to become. This craving is a duality incorporating both a desire to get and hold on, and an ... Read More

Questions on Reality
Oct 3, 2017 10:19AM WST

I have had a couple of questions following my last two blogs (Hypnosis, Buddhist Mediation & Reality) and (Relaxing & Releasing Consciousness) that I would like to share with you. Consciousness is a very subtle ... Read More

Relaxing & Releasing Consciousness
Sep 17, 2017 10:26AM WST

“I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing is created with ... Read More

HYPNOSIS, BUDDHIST MEDITATION & REALITY
Aug 25, 2017 09:40AM WST

I was recently asked by a friend if I thought he could learn to do self-hypnosis. He had experienced a past life under hypnosis when attending my hypnotherapy practice and thought he may be able to use self-hypnosis to ... Read More

“Why is Stillness Healing so Powerful?”
May 12, 2017 16:03PM WST

This is Part 2 of the previous blog “Consciousness is Us”The one who delights in mindfulness (and) who regards unmindfulness with fear is not liable to regression. He is in the presence of Nirvana. --- ... Read More

“Consciousness is Us”
May 11, 2017 13:10PM WST

I started this blog in an effort to explain why I believe the “Stillness Healing” I offer in my Hypnotherapy practice is just so powerful as a healing modality.Click here to go to Dennis Sheppard Hypnosis:But ... Read More

Euthanasia
Apr 30, 2017 11:21AM WST

Euthanasia is a topical conversation at present with many Governments looking to find acceptable ways of legalising a person’s right to create their own death. This is seen in the context of their life becoming too ... Read More

LATEST NEWS/BLOGS

18 Jul 2018 : The Present Moment

Sanity, Reality & Peace lives here ---- where the past and the future unify.The Buddha confirmed that our Life and the Universe are mental constructs. He invited us to come and see! He had realised that our minds are deluded such we have become ...

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26 May 2018 : Consciousness & Compassion

Consciousness is somewhat tricky to understand in a direct way because we are using it constantly to interpret our situation. It is so deeply ingrained into our being that we cannot easily see it directly without a sustained practice to realise its ...

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24 Mar 2018 : The Hero's Journey

(With acknowledgements to Joseph Campbell)There is a paradox that sits right at the gateway to enlightenment. It is a paradox that must be resolved by any and every person if they are ever to understand and experience the unification that enlightenment ...

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24 Mar 2018 : A New Poem --- Letting Go of Life

I have just finished writing a blog that hits the spot for me. It is called "The Hero's Journey". (See my blog spot above.) This poem was written concurrently and addresses my fears and grief in letting go of life.(Click Here)

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05 Jun 2017 : New Poem "Perceptions & the Switch"

This new poem has been gestating for some time, and following a recent discussion with our Monday night Meditation group at the Cambodian Buddhist Society, (CBSWA) the time had come for it to be written.I think this poem is an important poem for ...

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09 Oct 2016 : New Poetry with a theme

There is a new poem called Fearing the Moment which is now listed in the cascade above. It is poem highlighting the depth into truth that our minds can see along with the joy of practice, but is also pointing to the subtle fear ...

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06 May 2015 : Hypnosis and Past Life Workshop

"Hypnosis and Past Life Workshop" added under "Public Talks" drop down.

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10 Apr 2014 : You Tube Poetry

I have added a new section to the cascade area to highlight some of my poetry that I have read and performed on You Tube. Doing this has enabled me to speak directly about the poems context. The first two poems are new. I hope you like them.

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04 Dec 2013 : 2 New Poems. Death the theme.

Two poems added.Death and the Brightening MindMeditation on Death

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29 Nov 2013 : 3 NEW POEMS Stillness the theme

Three new poems addedThe Subtlest EnergyThe Right Side of StillnessThe Burden of Stillness

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