Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

Naked Buddhism 

@reto @tim I agree that we should learn to feel more comfortable with solitude. But people need people: it’s biologically wired into us as a social species. ‘Mastodon’ is a perfect example of that need for others. But it’s always a mixed bag. You might connect with people who are supportive, but you’ll have to put up with a bunch of shit in the process.

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I don't really have the time or energy to find dedicated groups, so have picked up and studied mainly-tao through books and my own contemplation. It's difficult to find a good taoist sage in Sussex 😁

That said, it's been helpful (essential?) to learn through a mix of people and settings. I take a mixed approach - various online forums (usually dip in and out temporarily), tai chi teachers (online and IRL), and friends with similar interests.

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I sort of treat it as 'theft' - but in a legal sense. If the fundamental nature is everywhere, it makes sense to look for it wherever and however you can, and keep what you find.

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Also, just getting out into the air and stopping and paying attention is one of the best teachers.

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Feeling lonely is only temporary suffering. There are always birdsongs and clouds and your heartbeat and invented symbols to keep you company, wherever you are 🙃

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