Author: Annie

January 9, 2021 Annie

New Year Retreat 2020, for Sheffield Insight   I hope you had a nice lunch; nutritious, delicious, and warm.   Somebody just mentioned in the chat box to me privately, that during the break they read in Bhikkhu Bodhi’s book – it would be a translation of the Therigatha (verses of the Enlightened Bhikkhunis –…

November 28, 2020 Annie

Transcription of Ajahn Brahm’s address at the meeting by Lia Lalli, edited by Ven Canda.   Sunday, 8th November 2020   Ajahn Brahm:   “I have been teaching meditation for almost fifty years now.  One of the first meditation teachings I gave was when I was a twenty-two-year-old high school teacher in Devon where I…

June 26, 2020 Annie

4th July – 4th October 2020   From Saturday 4th July until Sunday 4th October Ven Canda will be on a three month silent retreat. This will be the first time in history that any Theravada Bhikkhuni is spending the vassa (traditional monastic “rains retreat”) supported as a bhikkhuni in a designated bhikkhuni dwelling in the…

June 26, 2020 Annie

We are living in extraordinary times. As we are in our various phases of unlocking lock-down, depending on our geographical location and personal situation, we are also entering the fourth week of the largest anti-racist movement in living memory. Large and overwhelmingly peaceful demonstrations are happening across three continents, in the wake of the tragic…