Why Mindfulness is better than Chocolate


Why Mindfulness is better than Chocolate

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What can we learn from Near Death Experiences?

  Near Death Experiences, or NDEs, have always been with us, but in the past 30 years as resuscitation techniques have become much more effective - especially after heart attacks - reports of NDEs have become more widespread.  The sheer volume of cases has given rise to significant research by eminent medical specialists and researchers such as Raymond Moody, Kenneth Ring, Michael Sabom and Bruce Greyson.  Their key findings are very helpfully summarised by Pim van Lommel, M.D, in his illuminating book ‘Consciousness Beyond Life.’ Understanding the death process is of critical importance in Tibetan Buddhism, and I’m always interested to learn what well-informed researchers outside the tradition have to say on this subject.

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Posted on: Sep 27, 2014

Read the first chapter of The Dalai Lama’s Cat!

    I am thrilled by how many people have started following my work in the past year. But some of them may have missed out on the Prologue and first chapter of The Dalai Lama's Cat.

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Posted on: Sep 6, 2014

Come home to yourself on Mindful Safari

  Being born in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia), both the landscapes and animals of Africa were normal, even ordinary to me when I was growing up.   We didn’t have herds of elephants wandering through the garden.  But nor did we have to drive very far out of town to see them, along with the other ‘Big Five’ game animals – lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo.

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Posted on: Aug 22, 2014

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