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Amida Trust, in UK

Amida (USA)

International Institute for Zen Therapy(ITZI)

Amida Mosaic, in Canada

Amida Academy

Amida Community Delhi

 

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Lotus Flowers Commune 3

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Lotus Flowers Commune 1

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Buddhism & Modernity

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Open Day at Amida Mandala

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Hi

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Asleep in the Fast Lane

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Support Nepal

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Hi

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Simple Devotional Attitude

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Buddhist Door

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Hello

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Dharmavidya's new book is now available here: 

UK kindle: amzn.to/1E6idm7 UK paperback: http://amzn.to/1E6iiGc

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Introductory online course in Pureland Buddhism.

This consists of sixteen lessons, questions and answers and discussion points.  Follow the link to find out more:

Introduction to Pureland Course

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ITZI conference Sept 25 -27th 2015, Madrid

Conference website: www.itziconference.eu/ ;

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Running Tide 32 Published: East vs West

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New article by Dharmavidya on mindfulness published in Self & Society

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Whispers from the Bamboo Grove number 29: Satyavani's Report of the Amida Order Retreat in France

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Latest Activity

Valerie E. Nye commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Tumultuous weather here in northeastern Missouri: severe thunderstorms with heavy downpours resulting in flash flood warnings until Wednesday. It's hard to get bored with the weather since we never know what to expect next. We don't have…"
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Bodhi retreat 2015 with Dharmavidya David Brazier at Amida Mandala Buddhist Temple, 34 Worcester Road, WR14 4AA

December 8, 2015 at 10am to December 13, 2015 at 2pm
Our biggest Amida-shu yearly retreat and gathering to celebrate Bodhi Day. A mixture of practice, Dharma talks and a chance to spend time with fellow travellers on the path in Malvern's rather lovely Amida Mandala temple. Join us!Dharmavidya's description of the event:The Essential Meaning of Nembutsu: Nothing to HideI take refuge in the unimpeded light. The “I” that seeks refuge and the light that illuminates mutually interpenetrate. There is no part of oneself that is not illuminated,…See More
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Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Newsletter
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Whispers from the Bamboo Grove number 29: Satyavani's Report of the Amida Order Retreat in France

Satyavani https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5450c191639d63944e959f000/images/9edc7612-243c-41ce-9138-8293f5305aad.jpg" style="width: 300px; min-height: 200px; margin: 0px; border: 0; line-height: 100%; outline: none; text-decoration: none; display: inline; max-width: 340px!important;" align="none" height="200" width="300"/> Two weeks in FranceFor those of you who couldn't join us, I wanted to give you all a taste of our two weeks of retreat in Bessait-Le-Fromental at Dharmavidya's hermitage,…See More
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Kaspalita posted a status
"Lovely to be home again and sharing nembutsu with old friends after a wonderful two week retreat."
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Richard Ollier commented on Sujatin's status
"Yes, the bird life is awesome here in the UK at the moment, isn't it, even in my relatively small suburban garden? Ever since a friend told me to hang sunflower hearts in the feeder the hedges and sky have gone wild! Thank you for your lovely,…"
Friday
Sujatin posted a status
"colourful visitors to my garden as I ate breakfast - a jay, looking for post-thunder insects, two bullfinches eating aquilegia seeds"
Thursday
Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Lovely to read your news, Lut"
Jun 29
Lut Moerman commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Yes, life is wonderfull. One year, some months etc ago we sew seeds and now our garden is full of flowers off very much colours and forms.... how amazing! how splendid! We do already have strawberrys and other fruits are riping. Sunday people are…"
Jun 29
Lesley Eastman is now a member of Friends of Amida Order
Jun 29
Nancy DePutter commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"A beautiful day in London Ontario after a weekend of heavy rain. Everything looks so lush and green! Life is good. Namo Amida Bu"
Jun 29
Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Namo Amida Bu. I was so glad to be able to be in touch and, via numerous emails to and fro, part of the discussions during Amida Order Conclave at Eleusis. So heartening to consider mentoring, aspirancy, ordination on the horizon. Morning…"
Jun 29
Valerie E. Nye commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Glad to hear about your pleasant visits and gardening. Good wishes to all. Namo Amida Bu"
Jun 29
Robert McCarthy commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"This last week I have been building a garden bed and planted out various veggies and herbs. Maybe this will be more productive than the various pots I have been struggling with. Hope everyone at Eleusis is enjoying the morning strawberries again…"
Jun 29
Sujatin posted a status
"glad to be able to join some of the Amida Conclave discussions by email"
Jun 28
Jeongil Kim posted blog posts
Jun 27
 
 
 

Events

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Amida Events

Zen Therapy Conference, MADRID

Click above  to find out more about the ITZI conference 25th-27th September 2015

Forum

Reducing Carbon Footprint - Buddhist Action Month

Started by Kaspalita in Social, Political & Economic Issues Jun 17. 0 Replies

For Buddhist Action month thebbudhistcentre.com have posted the first five of ten things…Continue

Rational Amidism: Prayer ~ Bhikkhu Mui Buddhist Monk & Teacher, Abbot of Hongaku Jodo

Started by Sujatin in Buddhist Teaching Apr 15. 0 Replies

I am often asked if Buddhists, any Buddhist, believe in a Supreme Being analogous to the Western God. My answer is always, “No, we don’t. If any sect proclaims an original anything then they are not…Continue

Buddhism is a Religion: a guest post by Dr. David Brazier, Dharmavidya

Started by Sujatin in Buddhist Teaching. Last reply by Lut Moerman Mar 18. 1 Reply

:: linkDharmavidya:Buddhism is a religion.…Continue

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A conversation with David Brazier (Dharmavidya)

Started by Sujatin in Buddhist Teaching Feb 8. 0 Replies

:: linkI receive an email from Tamuly Jung in France telling me that a neighbour of hers, David Brazier, is…Continue

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