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Returning to Lay Life

This is a very interesting Blog and report by a chap I met at Chithurst a couple of years ago . I'm afraid I can't include him with my Interesting Links as I have run out of space .   http://www.orenjaysofer.com/blog/renunciation  
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FEB
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New Zealand on a full tummy

      Down Under in NZ  with a camper , son , girlfriend , and the Brompton. Winter 2009.                                                              ...
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FEB
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Hidden Anger

Hidden Anger   I don't know about you, but I sometime feel down for what appears no apparent reason. Sometime on long rides, particularly last summer in Norway. If your honest and you take notice of your thoughts and how they effect your feelings your begin to see where these moods...
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FEB
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Interesting links/ blogs

Interesting Links---Others Blogs   You will have noticed that on the home page I have listed twelve Links to blogs and sites. I thought I would explain my interest in these and their relevance to ZYCLING .   ADAM CURTIS : he is the "enfant terrible" of Aunty Beeb T V...
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FEB
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Befriending

Dhammapada reflections---Befriending---Ajahn Munindo   In these Blogs I'd like to explore where the Buddha's Verses and the Monks comments enhance and inform the ZYCLING precepts.                            It is hard to find                ...
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FEB
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Silence

Dhammapada  reflections---Silence--- Ajahn Munindo   In these blogs I'd like to explore where the Buddha's Verses , and the monks comments explain and enrich the ZYCLING Precepts .             Silence does not denote profundity             If you are ignorant and untrained....
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JAN
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Bodhisattva

Bodhisattva
              Try practicing being a BODHISATTVA   Just returned from volunteering to read with children at the primary school in the village. I've done this before, when I worked as a blood donor attendant , on the way to the venue. So in this blog...
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FEB
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Debt and Buddhism

A group of red robed Buddhist monk walking through the street.  A Buddhist and Interfaith Response to Debt Capitalism by Susmita BaruaJanuary 23, 2015 From the perspective of Buddha Dhamma, money that originates as interest-bearing, centralized, privatized debt is harmful, unethical, and delusional. Modern fiat money and the credit system are based on wrong views (tainted mental fabrications) and are taking...
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FEB
05
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Coincidence or what?

                                            Coincidence or what?   Does everything happen by chance? Or is there a kind of plan or energy that takes shape when we live a life that conforms to a...
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FEB
02
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Blogging

Blogging----a to b magazine---57 varieties   The chap who manages this blog, stays with me occasionally when he visits the monastery, and he thinks I shouldn't stray away from cycling. And my son when he was visiting pointed out that if I talk about things that people arnt interested or disagree...
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JAN
30
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J Krishnamurti


http://youtu.be/WEIfMqM5wnM   I first heard the speaker when I lived in Venice Ca. And again at Brockwood Hampshire UK where you can still attend retreats at the visitors centre which is an achitecturial gem. Of course, there are many other videos on utube. If your in the area do visit and...
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JAN
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Auschwitz----Memorial----Retirement Ride

When I retired nearly fifteen years ago, I went on a four month European cycle ride. I visited the battlefields of Flanders, my SERVAS host took me to see the 8pm service at the Menin Gate Ypres the memorial to WW1.Visited the still hostile mood of the Balkans, through the newly...
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JAN
16
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Allan Watts


Allan Watts was one of my first teachers , there are many items available like this 
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JAN
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Racism----Prejudice----Satire----Culture

Racism----Prejudice----Satire----Culture

This blog is a slight departure from my cycling experiences, though not from my overall concept of ZYCLING . Incidentally I just bought a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I use on some of my long rides listening to Dhamma talks to sweeten the wet,cold and windy winter. I may be...
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JAN
12
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Israel/Palestine

Israel/Palestine
    Israel/Palestine---Feast---Soldiers----Olives------Litter----Prayers/Metta                                                   Wow factor 10/10   In 1961 I hitch-hiked around Israel working on Kibbutzim and trying to connect to my rather vague heritage. My grandparents...
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DEC
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ZYCLING Tweets

Some zycling Twitters    ZYCLING is less about pedalling the truth But more about letting go of thought   ZYCLING is not so much blowing up a total war More about patching up a holy one  (as in tyre)   The faster a ZYCLIST pedals The longer it takes to their...
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OCT
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Down and Out on Eurovelo Route 1 wow factor just don't go there!

Down and Out on Eurovelo Route 1 wow factor just don't go there!
Down and out on the EUROVELO Route 1.    June-july.   Wow factor don't go there!    From Scotland following the coasts of England , Holland , Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, is the North Sea Cycle route, 6,000 k in all and I thought it was time to tackle some...
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Guest — Jiva Jane Masheder
Did you go to Palestine? and how was it? you may laugh as I'm a lot younger than you, but I resonate with your comments on having ... Read More
Friday, 10 April 2015 11:11 AM
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MAY
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Slomo: The man Who Skated Right off the Grid


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Guest — Simon Tossell
hi,Tony, thanx for the link,slomo cheered up a rainy morning in Wales,please send more.I'm looking forward to cycling with you in ... Read More
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MAY
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Meals on Wheels (2) Harnham Breakfast; porridge recipe

Meals on Wheels (2) Harnham Breakfast: porridge recipe Grain Mix:1part short grain brown rice1part barley1part quinoa1/2 part millet1/2 part sunflower seeds Quantities: Grain mix= 0,6 of mug or 4oz weighed per 1pint of waterPalm sugar=25g per pint of waterSalt=1/2 a level measuring teaspoon per pint of waterTahini- 2 tablespoons per 3...
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MAY
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Ex Monk---Alternative Technology---Not so Funny Man

Ex Monk---Alternative Technology--- Not so Funny Man For the past several years I have been friendly with a young monk at the Chithurst Buddhist training Monastery. I knew his mother when I was a Woodcraft Folk leader, and he was an Elfin. Now a man of nearly thirty, and a monk...
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