Friends of Amida-shu

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Reverend Ananda: "Do Good Anyway"

Posted by Sujatin on August 22, 2016 at 6:36 0 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

Mary Oliver: "I Worried"

Posted by Sujatin on May 20, 2016 at 14:28 0 Comments

News from Amida Mandala

Posted by Kaspalita on May 18, 2016 at 16:00 0 Comments

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Kusumavarsa Dawn Hart joined Jnañamati's group
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Seishi House

Development of the coach house building in the grounds of Amida Mandala. See More
1 hour ago
Satyavani Robyn left a comment for christopher benson
"Hi Christopher good to meet you - welcome. Lots to explore here - do let me know if you have any questions. Warmest, Satya"
16 hours ago
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
20 hours ago
Valerie E. Nye commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"The slant of light and cooler mornings began with the start of school and the two universities here. Still quite warm, but humidity lower, so I'm very grateful for the easier temps to walk a few miles around the nearby lake in a state park.…"
yesterday
Andrew Ralph Cheffings commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"The train to therapy was very busy today. I silently chanted Namo Amida Bu to keep focused and not be distracted by the business. Ploughing forward got me no-where; retracing my steps got me no-where; so I climb up the steep slope towards the light."
yesterday
Vajrapala commented on Dharmavidya's group Benelux
"On the 28 off august  10h30-16h30 we are coming together with the Belgium-Netherlands Amida Purelandsangha. Jnanamati is joining us. We are intended to have some sharing, Nembutsu-chanting and Nei Quan. As he will be here, we will also…"
yesterday
Vajrapala commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Much love to all good Dharma-friends from every where in the world. Thinking about how close we are to each other by the grace off Amida. What a gift!   Namo Amida Bu   _/\_ "
yesterday
Jnañamati commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Suando and Suvidya join me this morning to chant nembutsu. We share what each of has been doing this week. Suvidya tells me he has been in touch with a new family and been giving some to help a Bhikkhu suffering dengue. This is poignant because last…"
yesterday
Sujatin posted a blog post

Reverend Ananda: "Do Good Anyway"

On a recent Thursday, the non-profit that I run received a call from an older woman who needed help. She said she was living in a house without power or water, which is not that uncommon where we live. Like many others, she did not have a car. Most distressing, she said she did not have any food. I believe her exact answer, when I asked her if she had any food was, “I have a can of beans.”There was more to her story and I spent quite a bit of time listening to all the twists and turns of how…See More
Monday
Robert McCarthy commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Enjoying very quiet days as I get back into my daily routines here. Restarting my kombucha a priority especially after tasting tom yum kombucha tea on my last day away. Another cycle begins in a few weeks when the sun again touches down on my back…"
Monday
Sujatin replied to Neal Oldham's discussion Nonduality is a dualistic theory in the group Questions in the Sand
"Here you are :: link"
Sunday
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Questions in the Sand
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Duality & Nonduality

QUESTION: In one of your recent posts, you made the statement: "12. Nonduality is a dualistic theory." I was hoping you could elaborate a bit more on this statement, or perhaps point to a sutra or previous work where this is discussed. It is definitely a point which would be considered provocative in some Dharmic circles.SHORT ANSWER: Nnoduality is a negation and negation automatically creates a duality between itself and what it negates.LONGER ANSWER: There is certainly a good deal of talk…See More
Sunday
Robert McCarthy replied to Sujatin's discussion Dharmaternative: The problem of real peace ~ Dharmavidya in the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
"As I read the first few paragraphs I was reflecting on the two communities I have been drawn to in my life that seemed strong, peaceful, resilient and seemed neither materialistic nor nationalistic. The Amida Sangha and Eleusis being the one…"
Saturday
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
Saturday
Sujatin replied to Neal Oldham's discussion Nonduality is a dualistic theory in the group Questions in the Sand
"I have emailed your question to him - Namo Amida Bu"
Saturday
Andrew replied to Sujatin's discussion Three Short Teachings: Number Three ~ Dharmavidya in the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
"I like this story so short and yet makes me think as well as smile.thank you for this."
Friday

Top Content 

1 Principles Against Some Common Fallacies ~ Dharmavidya

Principles Against Some Common Fallacies ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 19, 2016

2 Dharmaternative: The problem of real peace ~ Dharmavidya

Dharmaternative: The problem of real peace ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 20, 2016

3 Nonduality is a dualistic theory

Nonduality is a dualistic theory

Posted by Neal Oldham on August 19, 2016

4 Three Short Teachings: Number Three ~ Dharmavidya

Three Short Teachings: Number Three ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 9, 2016

5 Honen & Human Nature ~ Dharmavidya

Honen & Human Nature ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 18, 2016

6 Duality & Nonduality

Duality & Nonduality

Posted by Sujatin on August 21, 2016

7 Enough Is Enough ~ Dharmavidya

Enough Is Enough ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 20, 2016

8 Lamenting War With Saigyo ~ Dharmavidya

Lamenting War With Saigyo ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 23, 2016

9 Set It Aside ~ Dharmavidya

Set It Aside ~ Dharmavidya

Posted by Sujatin on August 16, 2016

10 Reverend Ananda: "Do Good Anyway"

Reverend Ananda: "Do Good Anyway"

Added by Sujatin on August 22, 2016

 
 
 

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