Ondy Willson

The role of mindfulness in gender issues

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift”.From the adapted writings of Albert Einstein. This quotation highlights the problem with the technological, scientific bias in modern society. Einstein reminds us that we are in […]

New podcasts and guided meditations now available

Four new podcasts might prove helpful to those who are interested in beginning to meditate or maintaing a regular practice. Remember you can always subscribe to our Soundcloud account and/or access it through your smartphone Soundcloud application. First of all, an intro to mindfulness… An explanation of how to meditate… And two guided meditations for […]

The Mindful Approach to Happiness and Fulfilment

(or How to stop Neurotically Nibbling at Life). The awareness that mindfulness brings pervades our lives. When we initially become aware of the experience of our minds and its contents through meditation, we start to notice everything of which we have been unaware. It seems impossible that we have lived yet not always noticed what is […]

March 2019 News: An Invitation to Insight

Dear Friend, You are invited to join me in the talks, courses and weekend retreats I have planned in the UK this year. All have mindfulness as their base-line. And by that, I mean the quality that increases our ability to see what is actually happening around and within us with clarity & perspective. Death […]

Join Ondy for Buddhist Teachings: 7 – 28 February, 2022

Mondays 18.30-20.30 (UK), 7th – 28th February Hosted by Centre of Compassion Liverpool  To book/further information email: contact@centreofcompassion.co.uk  #FPMTLiverpool; www.centreofcompassion.co.uk Sessions will include teachings, discussion and meditation The Twelve Branches of Dependent Arising are depicted on the outer rim of The Wheel of Life, the Tibetan scroll painting that is hung at every doorway to meditation […]

Be Your Own Therapist: March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Tue Mar 1 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm UK time (or 10:00am – 11:00am in Santa Fe) Hosted by Thubten Norbu Ling For registration: Be Your Own Therapist Dates: Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 These open-ended 60-minute discussions are an easy-going introduction to the Buddhist approach to the mind. Participants learn how to pay attention to, […]

July 9 – Exploring Our Vision of the Path with CCN

July 9 – 6pm BSTExploring Our Vision of the PathAn immersive webinar with Ondy WillsonHosted by the Contemplative Consciousness Network Understanding our deeper aspirations—beyond the foundational wish for happiness and wellbeing—can be tricky at times. What are the gifts we can give to the world, and, equally, what are the gifts that we need in […]

April 30, 2023 — Connecting to our Communities for Inner Wellbeing

April 30, 20235 to 7PM UK TIME Connecting to our Communities for Inner Wellbeing This online workshop with meditation instructor and Buddhist teacher Ondy Willson will explore the theme of establishing connection to our multiple communities: online and local, spiritual, professional, and familial.  A sense of connection to these might be crucial for our sense […]