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Every one of us has the disease of 'I' and 'mine', and we absorb more germs every time we see a form, smell an odour, touch a tangible object, taste a flavour, or think in the manner of an ignorant person. In other words, there is the reception of the germ, those things surrounding us that are infected and cause the disease, every time there is sense contact.
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Television program on Buddhism with an interview with Ajahn Chah.
Television program on Buddhism with an interview with Ajahn Chah. 25mins
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Documentary showing life in a Rinzai Zen temple. 'Zen Principles and Practices'. Old Zen film 1986ish. Four parts of 29 minutes each. The film is not studio quality, but wonderful all the same.
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Extract from a talk given at the Buddhist Publishing Group 2002 Summer School.
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Don’t cling to appearances, and you’ll break through all barriers. 
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Ethnicity and Buddhism in the UK, by Noy Thomson (Thai name Mom Rajawongse Saisvasdi Svastis Thomson) at The 'British Buddhist Landscape —Transplantation and Growth' conference. Short film, about 17 minutes.
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A young Buddhist monk approached his teacher, and asked the Zen Master: ‘If I meditate very diligently how long will it take for me to become enlightened?’
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This Sunday 7th June 10.00am-4.00pm A Day of Silent Meditation. 

This will be a full day in silence with timed sittings. There will be 30 to 45 minute sittings, and walking for 20 to 30 minutes. For the sittings, there will be a choice of cushions, chairs or kneeling stools. No teachings will be given, but individual instruction for beginners can be given on request. 

Bring vegetarian lunch to share.

http://www.goldenbuddha.org/Event=143
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If you say there is not enough, there is nothing lacking. This is the mind which neither increases nor decreases and which is completely free and unrestricted. To really study and investigate this mind is the Dharma vehicle of the ancient Buddhas; it is the gate to the Dharma...
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The Buddhas are delighted when sentient beings are happy and distressed when they are hurt. So by loving them I will please all Buddhas and by harming them I will injure the wise. For just as someone whose body is engulfed by fire finds no pleasure in desirable objects, it is impossible for the compassionate ones to be joyous when a sentient being is in pain...
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The Golden Buddha Centre project began in 1998. Its particular aim is to help the growing number of Buddhists who are looking to live a Buddhist way of life in retirement.
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