Recently I had the privilege and opportunity to hear American author and leading Buddhist teacher, Jack Kornfield speak at a weekend workshop in Tucson. Trained as a Buddhist monk in monasteries in Thailand, India and Burma, Jack has taught meditation internationally since 1974, introducing Buddhist mindfulness to the West. 763 more words
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Newport Playgoers’ next production, For Services Rendered, lays bare the horror, futility and misery of the First World War.
Somerset Maugham’s penultimate play, with its anti-war message, is set in the economic slump of the1930s and deals with the after-effects of the First World War on a middle class family. 194 more words