Welcome to FDCW's Articles

Welcome to our Articles page, where thought, practice, and insight converge. Here, you’ll find a curated collection of writings that delve into the principles of Universal Education, the transformative power of the 16 Guidelines, and the shared wisdom of our global community. Each piece is a stepping stone to greater understanding and a testament to the power of mindful reflection.

Community Wellbeing

Compassion and wisdom in Ukraine: 1 year on

In this blog post, available in both Russian and English, discover how a practice adapted by FDCW facilitator, Margarita Kozhevnikova is helping over 2,200 Ukrainians, including refugees in Germany, and providing tangible inner support.

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Community Wellbeing

Sharing Compassion – It’s Never Too late

It’s always a pleasure to hear from past students and supporters about how compassion is being shared with the wider community. We recently received an email with some heart-warming news from Janna, explaining how her elderly mother is sharing the 16 guidelines book with others at her care home.

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Conversations That Matter in Florida

Nicole Zito shares her experience of using the Conversations That Matter to have conversations about compassion and wisdom, at Thubten Kunga Linga Centre in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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Tools for Happiness in Adelaide

Annette French from Buddha House in Adelaide shares her experience of leading a weekly group inspired by the 16 Guidelines using a Discussion Group resource provided by FDCW.

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The Food of Love

Ofir Levit is a 16 Guidelines facilitator who founded “The Jaffa Balcony” in Israel – a place where women of different religious backgrounds can meet and connect. She describes how the Balcony came about and what she has learned during the process.

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Community Wellbeing

16 Guidelines: The Basics launching in Mongolia!

Ianzhina Bartanova, Executive Director, of FPMT Mongolia talks about the exciting journey of the 16 Guidelines in Mongolia which has reached a new milestone – the launch of the Mongolian version of the book “16 Guidelines: The Basics.

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Building on the Basics BoB in Mongolia

Ianzhina Bartanova, Executive Director, FPMT Mongolia has reported on the success of the recent Building on the Basics, 16 Guidelines for Life course. Three participants started the course in August last year and completed their qualification in November 2019. Here are some words from the participants about their experience.

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