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Key of the Tales

Posted by Daniel Mur on October 8, 2014 at 21:28 1 Comment

more brushes with death

Posted by Kaspalita on September 20, 2014 at 17:06 0 Comments

How to practice

Posted by Sujatin on September 11, 2014 at 10:16 0 Comments

Does hell exist?

Posted by Satyavani Robyn on September 9, 2014 at 14:12 0 Comments

How provisional all of this is

Posted by Kaspalita on September 5, 2014 at 11:27 1 Comment

You do not have to be good

Posted by Satyavani Robyn on August 28, 2014 at 8:39 4 Comments

A Buddhist Class in India

Posted by Kaspalita on August 24, 2014 at 14:58 1 Comment

From Delhi, with love

Posted by Kaspalita on August 23, 2014 at 12:43 4 Comments

Let nothing disturb you

Posted by Satyavani Robyn on August 7, 2014 at 10:03 0 Comments

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Running Tide 32 Published: East vs West

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Giving and Receiving the Unimpeded Light

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Sunday morning chanting service children and ladies and men in teaching class Buddhism Thoth and many 2 Buddha stories I told .many 2 meetings Amida Budha and Pure Land yesterday Laxmi garden Buddh vihar I meet two therevad monk Amida Buddha and Pure Land and many short stories I told they are impress .Namo Amida Bu .  See More
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A new chapter for Amida UK

Started by Sujatin in Amida Trust & Amida-shu Development Sep 10. 0 Replies

A message from Padmaghosa:A New Chapter for Amida UK September 10, 2014Padmaghosa Tony Danford: Dear Friends I'm writing to…Continue

Self-Power, Other-Power and Beyond: A blog by Genpo Roshi

Started by Kaspalita in Amida Trust & Amida-shu Development. Last reply by Richard Ollier Sep 10. 1 Reply

A friend sent me the link to this, this morning:Self-Power, Other-Power and Beyond"Realizing as a self I am…Continue

Searching unity ...

Started by Rob Van Gelder in Buddhist Teaching. Last reply by Rob Van Gelder Jul 7. 3 Replies

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

A Moving Keynote Speech

Started by Sujatin in Uncategorized. Last reply by David Rogers Jul 4. 4 Replies

Tonight I was looking at Facebook and this popped up - it's via the San Francisco Zen Centre and it's by Zoketsu Norman Fischer - the keynote speech for Stanford University’s Baccalaureate. I've…Continue


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