Because you are alive, everything is possible.
(Thich Nhat Hanh: 1926 – 2022)
Welcome to this edition of Many Roads for Bodhicharya
To start the New Year, Dónal Creedon held a week-long retreat on Zoom for more than 90 participants. The title was Returning to Silence, an apt subject to transport us from a hectic 2021 to a new start for 2022. Pat Little, a member of Bodhicharya Ireland the Dublin Kagyu Samye Dzong, has written a review on Dónal’s lead in the sessions which were structured around teaching and meditation.
Click here: The Review
From Ianthe Pickles we have another keen observation of the fox that regularly visits her allotment.
Click here: Fox diary
A revisit to Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s The Four Reminders in a video from the archives.
Click here: The Four Reminders
Living and Dying in Peace has a varied collection of Contemplations, Question and Answers.
Click here: Living and Dying in Peace
The Egyptian film “L’ALTRA PAR”, which lasted only 2 minutes, won the award for the best short film at the Film Festival. The director is 20 years old. The film describes how people isolate themselves in technology and forget one of the best things in life, Human Coexistence with Love and Brotherhood.
Click here: L’ALTRA PAR
New Life in Thailand offers an insight into the centre in Chiang Rai, Thailand, where visitors can experience counseling, life coaching and therapy. Julian, the manager, is from Belgium and feels he is the happiest man in the world.
Click here: An Interview with Juien Grype
Finally, a collection of superb photos by Bill Grosart, Leader of the University of the Third Age Edinburgh Photographic Group.
Click here: Bill Grosart
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Wishing everyone peace and happiness over the New Year
Albert Harris, Ed.