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Silence

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My word for 2015

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Hello

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Foolish Beings in a Pureland

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Hello

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Hello

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Open Day at Amida Mandala

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Attachment

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Hello

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Sanghamitra's First Service

Posted by Richard Ollier on December 13, 2014 at 17:04 1 Comment

Sometimes dreams do come true

Posted by Satyavani Robyn on December 8, 2014 at 10:00 1 Comment

My thoughts.

Posted by Suvidya Gautam on December 7, 2014 at 13:37 1 Comment

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International Order Retreat at Eleusis, France

June 29, 2015 to July 3, 2015
The bi-annual gathering of the international Order. A time for reflection, intensive practice and meeting, providing the opportunity to consider our individual vocations and wider issues effecting the Order internationally. Open to all Order members, including those who have ordained, are on ordination paths and lay Order members.Donations requested: €200 for five nights (inclusive)email: jnanamati@gmail.com to bookSee More
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Naikan Sesshin at Eleusis, France

June 22, 2015 to June 26, 2015
Naikan or Nei Quan is a practice of reflection originally developed in Japan. Many people are born, live and die without ever taking the opportunity to reflect deeply on how they are living their lives, although it is not uncommon that a significant number of us might face such an experience following the diagnosis of a terminal illness or as we approach death.Many of us find ourselves saying that “life is too busy” and that we find it hard to identify time for serious, quiet reflection. But to…See More
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Decorating Amida Mandala

Today we've mostly been painting the fourth resident room white, in preparation for our fourth resident who's hopefully moving in soon... Next week is our first 'volunteer day' so we're hoping to get going on a corridor!
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Sujatin replied to Sujatin's discussion A video of Nembutsu Practice from the Amida Bodhi Retreat in December 2010 in the group Monday Nembutsu
"and you might be interested in this :: link"
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Sujatin replied to Sujatin's discussion A video of Nembutsu Practice from the Amida Bodhi Retreat in December 2010 in the group Monday Nembutsu
"It seems to be an out of date format - how about this one - http://amidatrust.ning.com/video/24-hour-nembutsu"
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Shoshin Seishu replied to Sujatin's discussion A video of Nembutsu Practice from the Amida Bodhi Retreat in December 2010 in the group Monday Nembutsu
"Thank you for posting this.  However, I am not able to get the audio or video file to play."
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Monday Nembutsu

On Mondays, chant the nembutsu wherever you are, at whatever time you can, in whatever form you like, alone or with others.....and feel connected to our world-wide Amida sangha.Notes on the NembutsuWhy Chant? by DharmavidyaMany thanks to Rob …See More
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"Namo Amida Bu - I've sent you a personal message. Do let me know if you need any more advice or signposting. Glad to have you here!"
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Hello

Dear all my friends here today morning to now raining is cold morning a Buddhist family invite me for wedding next Monday I will do chanting serviceNamo Amida BuSuvidya    See More
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"Welcome, Emma - I'll send you a personal message with some useful information. Namo Amida Bu"
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Hello

Started by Suvidya Gautam in Amida Trust & Amida-shu Development Jan 11. 0 Replies

Dear all my friends today teaching class very nice and 6 girls join class and like Buddhism they are very happy and children parents happy and I select 26 children boys and girls for special Amida…Continue

A single practice or not?

Started by Rob Van Gelder in Amida Trust & Amida-shu Development. Last reply by Adam Jan 9. 1 Reply

Many schools of Japanese Buddhism emphasis a single practice as the most suitable path to awakening. Do you feel that it's best to dedicate oneself to a single practice or are there perhaps…Continue

Buddhisms?

Started by Rob Van Gelder in Uncategorized. Last reply by Mat Osmond Dec 11, 2014. 6 Replies

Some scholars of religious studies argue that the wide diversity of teachings and perspectives that we find among different Buddhist teachings mean that we should talk about the "Buddhisms" of the…Continue

Searching unity ...

Started by Rob Van Gelder in Buddhist Teaching. Last reply by Rob Van Gelder Dec 6, 2014. 5 Replies

A "simple" question: how can you achieve unity in this dual world?Continue

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