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"In a gentle way, we can shake the world." --Gandhi
Adventures of the Spirit: Living an Engaged Life
Christopher Titmuss, a former hippy turned Theravada Buddhist monk turned social critic, is Britain's senior Dharma teacher. For five decades, he has lived primarily on donations, teaching Dharma worldwide for free, true to the spirit of dana, a practice of cultivating generosity. A teacher of Awakening and Insight Meditation in the Buddhist tradition, he does not use the label 'Buddhist' for himself but expresses the deep benefits of his long-standing connection with the Buddhist tradition. He is known as a steadfast exponent of applying the Dharma to contemporary issues. He speaks, writes, and campaigns on social, political, and global issues. Since 1982, he has lived in Totnes, Devon, England, regularly engaging in local activities. Vegan and environmentally conscious, Christopher only takes flights out of the EU to teach. Despite his spiritual depth, he is known for his accessible approach to Dharma teachings. Read Full Bio »
Awakin Calls is an initiative of ServiceSpace, a global, all-volunteer community dedicated to small acts of great love. Our webinar and podcast series highlights the outer work and inner journeys of individuals who are transforming our world in large and small ways. We aim to inspire and seed shifts in consciousness by highlighting paradigm-shifting ways of being and doing in the world. We are a heart-centered learning community across wisdom traditions exploring the ServiceSpace principle of “change yourself, change the world”. We organize our processes in accordance with the principles we seek to lift up, and so each conversation is co-created by a team of volunteers distributed across the world, in a spirit of intrinsically motivated service and kinship.