Meditation at the Leeds Metropolitan University

The Leeds Met is including Buddhist meditation in its Psychology degrees: http://www.lmu.ac.uk/about/leeds-met-students-first-to-master-buddhist-meditation21112011.htm demonstrating the continued spread of Buddhist inspired practices into psychology, psychotherapy and neuroscience. Transpersonal Psychology – which includes … Continue Reading →


Buddhist Educational Materials

I am posting some recent publicity from Clear Vision Trust providing links to free Buddhist materials for young people. Clear Vision appears to be the only significant UK provider of … Continue Reading →


Helping Children – The Rahula Trust

There are a lot of charities run by Buddhists. Often they are run on a shoe-string with little publicity. One that I am personally aware of, and that does good … Continue Reading →


All Faiths and None

All Faiths and None (AFAN) is aimed at providing resources on religion and belief for colleges. AFAN is composed of  a group of people with different worldviews, both religious and … Continue Reading →


Religious and plant names removed from children’s dictionary

Apparently, Oxford University Press has removed words like “abbey” “aisle”, “bishop”, “chapel”, “empire”  “monarch” “monastery” “monk”  “nun” and “sin” from its Junior Dictionary along with many words relating to the … Continue Reading →


Further Education and Community Cohesion

Inner or Outer Social Cohesion? On the 11th February, the government launched a consultation exercise which lasts until 6th May  entitled: The Role of Further Education Providers in Promoting Community … Continue Reading →