Friends of Amida-shu

The Friends of Amida-shu network is sponsored by Amida Trust.

WELCOME

This is the online social network for members and friends of Amida-shu

For information about Amida-shu, local groups and centres, and teachings on Pureland Buddhism visit:

 www.amidashu.org

Blog Posts

Refugees

Posted by Sujatin on September 12, 2016 at 14:45 1 Comment

Guilt and morning meditation

Posted by Kaspalita on September 8, 2016 at 16:00 4 Comments

I

Posted by Andrew on September 6, 2016 at 22:54 1 Comment

Reverend Ananda: "Do Good Anyway"

Posted by Sujatin on August 22, 2016 at 6:36 2 Comments

Empathy

Posted by Andrew on August 13, 2016 at 0:24 0 Comments

Radical acceptance = relaxation

Posted by Kaspalita on August 12, 2016 at 16:05 0 Comments

Temple

Posted by Andrew on August 2, 2016 at 23:01 0 Comments

Kind and caring people

Posted by Andrew on July 28, 2016 at 22:13 3 Comments

Time

Posted by Andrew on July 22, 2016 at 19:31 2 Comments

Politics and gratitude

Posted by Andrew on June 25, 2016 at 9:38 2 Comments

Lost wallets & faith

Posted by Satyavani Robyn on June 19, 2016 at 14:27 0 Comments

Interfaith Prayer Vigil

Posted by Ananda on June 17, 2016 at 3:29 1 Comment

Support Nepal & Amida Delhi

Donate to support the people of Nepal after the two recent earthquakes & to the Amida Community in India

 

Also you can donate to Amida-shu here
 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

This site will be closing in two months (the end of November 2016) as we have a brand new home here: www.friendsofamida.com. Please come and see us and let us know if you have any questions - hello@amidamandala.com. Namo Amida Bu!

Latest Activity

Sujatin added a discussion to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
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The Means of Training are Thousandfold ~ Dharmavidya

What is Buddhist ‘training’? I have written on the dangers of misunderstanding this term before. Here I would like to try to say a little more, since this is an important issue for all of us and especially for those who have made a full time commitment to the Dharma life.Essentially ‘training’ refers to the transformation that goes on in one through the medium of the relationship that one has with a Dharma teacher. It is the relationship that provides the motive and power. The term ‘training’…See More
14 hours ago
Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"I'm putting all my comments here now http://www.friendsofamida.com/forums/forum/living-room/monday-nembutsu/ as this site will close soon. Please come and join the new Virtual Temple. I just wrote about…"
Tuesday
Jnañamati commented on Jnañamati's group Seishi House
"I realise its been quite a while, well over a month, since I have provided an update on the renovation. This of course doesn't mean that there hasn't been progress or nothing to report. In fact having started this thread I have felt…"
Tuesday
Juline Smit joined Jnañamati's group
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Anshin Retreat Talks 2016

Talks given by Dharmavidya at his home in France, La Ville au Roi (aka Eleusis) during this years Anshin retreat. See More
Sep 23
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
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Faith and Grace ~ Sujatin

I was asked a question about faith 10 years ago and this was my reply. It still stands:For me faith has grown out of the feeling of confidence that the Buddha’s teachings have truly been a source of refuge. They have made such a difference to my life, for which I am immeasurably grateful. And filled with awe, as what I receive I cannot feel is due, in any way,  to my own deserving. So, for me, Pureland is the form of Buddhism that works particularly, although I appreciate all other schools.…See More
Sep 23
Andrew posted a status
"I'm finding it difficult to access the new sight. Just keep Gera maths question then told my password is wrong."
Sep 22
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Newsletter
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Whispers from the Bamboo Grove, Amida Newsletter #40: Introducing our new Virtual Temple

As you know - we are on the move and this site will shortly be no more. Read about the move in the newsletter below. An exciting new development - and an invitation.Come and join us!Not all of you live near an Amida temple or centre. And so Kaspa and Satya have been very busy on your behalf, building a brand new virtual temple to help you feel connected…See More
Sep 21
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Kitchen
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Amida cooking

Here's where you'll find recipes etc on the new site :: linkSee More
Sep 20
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Questions in the Sand
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Our new home

You'll find all the previous posts and any new Questions in the Sand :: hereSee More
Sep 20
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Monday Nembutsu
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We've moved!

Come on over and join our lovely new site http://www.friendsofamida.com Here is the new home for Monday Nembutsu (and every day of the week, of course)  :: linkSee More
Sep 20
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
Sep 20
Satyavani Robyn commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Do come along to the new place for Monday nembutsu here: http://www.friendsofamida.com/forums/forum/living-room/monday-nembutsu/"
Sep 20
melissa is now a member of Friends of Amida-shu
Sep 20
Andrew Ralph Cheffings commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"My new job is physically demanding. Namo Amida Bu helps to keep me aware of my emotions so they don't over-boil."
Sep 20
Valerie E. Nye commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Hello to all around the world. Peace. Namo Amida Bu"
Sep 20
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
Sep 15

Top Content 

1 The Means of Training are Thousandfold ~ Dharmavidya

The Means of Training are Thousandfold ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on September 29, 2016

2 Faith and Grace ~ Sujatin

Faith and Grace ~ Sujatin

Posted by Sujatin on September 23, 2016

 
 
 

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