Author: Vishvapani

You Can’t Change the Weather

Britain is being battered and much of Europe is being battered by storms. However much we dislike it, the truth is we can’t change the weather. Facing the raw power of the natural world shows us our vulnerability and challenges our inner resources. Weekend Word, BBC Wales 14/2/2014 Listen to the Talk When I first moved to Wales, my wife, who’s from the Valleys, told me a joke. If you can’t see the mountains it means it’s going to rain. If you can see them it means it’s already raining. That’s the dry humour of a wet country; but it has hardly...

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Integrating Dharma Practice: An Interview With Gil Fronsdal

Following recent discussions of the need to integrate meditation practice, here is an interview with Gil Fronsdal is an innovative teacher in the Insight Meditation Movement. Vishvapani met him in Palo Alto, California, where his students were forming a network of friendship around him that led to the establishment of an urban Dharma Centre

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