Helen Fowler’s MS blog: Meditation at Dhanakosa



I PICK up a cotton blanket from the pile in the Shrine Room at Dhanakosa; its dash of red contrasting with the white-washed stone walls.
I make my way slowly across the floor. Incense wafts through the air as I attempt to navigate the stools, mats and cushions being used on the Buddhist retreat. Progress is slow; Multiple Sclerosis (MS) makes it hard not to fall.
The building used to be a byre for cattle; it’s kept something of the shelter about it. But its latest incarnation – Buddhism is big on reincarnation - is as a meditation room.
“Come to me all you that labour and are heavily laden... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Health, Views: 38
Source: Scotsman
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