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Coming out of Silence.

It has been a week since I finished my Vipassana 10 day. The experience was very healing, with a lot of insight into my personal processes. 1,015 more words

Gaia House silent retreat review

A couple of weeks ago I went to Gaia House in Devon for a silent retreat. My experience of meditation is limited – our antenatal course last summer was called Mindful Breath Birthing and was rooted (obviously) in mindfulness, and since then I’ve tried to meditate for 10-20 minutes each day, with many missed days and many aborted attempts where any state of peace and quiet seemed far away. 1,454 more words

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Pilgrimage

I’ve been thinking a lot about pilgrimage lately and started looking for a definition that fit my understanding.  Dictionary definitions were either too limiting (a religious journey or expedition) or too broad (the course of life on earth).  532 more words

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Finding the Silence in the Sound

Foreword: I have put my shoulder to the wheel of the Dharma and nudged it round a fraction more. A week in near silence as a respite from India was just the tonic. 567 more words

Moving into Silence - Making Space for the Mind

I am leaving this morning to attend a my first silent retreat, Moving Into Silence. Vimala Bhikkhuni, the Buddhist nun who practices at the Blue Lotus Temple I attend in Woodstock, Illinois, is leading the retreat along with a yoga instructor. 259 more words

Tricia Lee Announces Her Next Film, One Drop

We’re in full swing in Woman in Horror month and what better than to talk about Tricia Lee!! Lee is one of the hardest working women in filmmaking, having ten directorial projects under her belt including 2013’s SILENT RETREAT, which she also wrote, and 2014’s CLEAN BREAK. 593 more words

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Road Trip

Not my best but it was fun!

Thanks for watching!

Ian

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