Nathan Glyde has been practicing and studying meditation since 1997, and sharing teachings on retreats since 2007. In 2004 he co-founded SanghaSeva whose retreats emphasise wisdom and compassion in ecological and humanitarian service.
Exploring a non-exclusive integration of wisdom, intention, speech, deeds, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and unification of heart-mind.
Can we support all aspects of the path in our lives?
Can a (non-silent) retreat represent all aspects of the path?
Looking deeply into our make up; biological, psychological, cultural, and seeing how appropriate attention (Yoniso Manasikara) can be skilfully applied to our habits and tendencies (negativity bias, etc.) for freedom from dukkha.
Perception isn't perfectly reliable, but even if we can't know what is objectively true, we can shape what is relatively useful. Not for escape, but to be more intimate.
As fabrications quieten perceptions fade!