Meditation can have a big effect on sleep, but it is not always what you might expect. The party line, that you will hear on meditation retreats is that if you are practising mindfulness, you will need less sleep. This … Continue reading →

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 92,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading →

Tom Upson passes away

Long time dhamma supporter and practitioner Tom Upson passed away recently, in undisclosed circumstances. It seemed he died in his hotel room some weeks ago. Tom was a beautifully polite man, even by Canadian standards. He gave me a lot … Continue reading →

Soen (Zen) club meets

Here’s the latest info from the Korean Zen club (slightly confusing to figure out what days to meet …) You can mail “Eunyoung Lee” < jayooda@gmail.com>”Young”: 087 593 8139 to confirm details … Hi, everybody- Hope this email finds all … Continue reading →

WBU forum with Dr Saman

received information (with the typos) is as follows: World Buddhist Forum this month : Programme : WBU BUDDHIST SUNDAY FORUM Topic : “Mindfulness and Wisdom : Dhamma for Enlightenment” Date & Time : October 9th, 2554 (2011) 12:00 – 13.30 … Continue reading →

WFB with MC Brigitte

received information as follows – this is not organised by Little Bangkok Sangha, so it pays to double check the information with the organisation. However, it is pretty certain that the WFB will hold a session every first Sunday of … Continue reading →