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Susan Brunner 20 May 1963 – 23 Jan 2019

Planting of a cherry tree in the food forest in memory of Susan As most of you know by now, our friend Susan died on Wednesday 23rd of January 2019. On Sunday 10 Feb, a cherry tree was planted in memory of Susan in Tatjana's food forest at TRC. Susan loved cherries - they reminded [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:53:53+00:00February 11th, 2019|community, dharma|0 Comments

Daily Life Dharma – Shifting Perspective

by the Lazy Buddhist Dharma terms are shape-shifters! I bandy around words like karma, Bodhisattva and compassion for years, when all of a sudden, something shifts and a whole new world of meaning opens up. Recently I’ve had ...how can I put this... an abundance of opportunity to discover how much easier it is to [...]

By |2019-02-12T18:04:46+00:00February 8th, 2019|dharma|0 Comments

Re-calibrating for the year

…on retreat with Dónal Creedon at TRC – December, 2018 It always feels like there’s a lot of time on one of Dónal’s retreats. There’s an air of lightness and ease, It’s only in retrospect that you realise just how many hours of practise you’ve chalked up. I’ve been on a fair number of retreats [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:50:41+00:00January 21st, 2019|dharma, meditation|0 Comments

Think Tank Jan19

Drama for Life, a department of the University of the Witwatersrand School of Arts, launched a Think Tank in early January on African Contemplative Practices - a research platform supported by Mind and Life with South Africa's African Healers, Sangomas, Arts Therapists, Neuroscientists, Artists and Mindfulness practitioners. The group congregated at Tara Rokpa Retreat Centre [...]

By |2019-01-16T10:21:04+00:00January 16th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Balancing your life is “elementary”

The Elements with Pippa Cope 28 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019 “Appreciate the beginners’ mind, the secret of good practice.” With these words, Dónal Creedon closed his week-long session with approximately 20 retreatants at the Tara Rokpa Center in Groot Marico. Grounding Earth During the retreat, Pippa Cope, long-term resident at the [...]

By |2019-01-15T18:35:43+00:00January 10th, 2019|dharma, environment, meditation, mindfulness|0 Comments