Friends of Amida-shu

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


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:

Blog Posts

Culture Shock.

Posted by Adam Dunsby on November 28, 2016 at 10:30 0 Comments


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


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


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


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


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


N.B: This site has closed as we have a brand new home here:

Please come and join us there and let us know if you have any questions -

Namo Amida Bu!

Latest Activity

Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
"Fernando, we don't use this site now - you can join our new site and Dharmavidya's teachings are here and…"
Apr 16
Fernando Silva joined Satyavani Robyn's group

Not Everything Is Impermanent Study Group

A group where I will be posting an extract from Dharmavida's book Not Everything Is Impermanent every week, with a few questions to get us thinking... feel free to join us every week or every so often. Namo Amida Bu. See More
Apr 15
Fernando Silva joined Kaspalita's group

Bodhi Retreat Talks 2013

Audio recordings of talks given in the UK Bodhi Retreat 2013.See More
Apr 15
Fernando Silva joined Jnañamati's group

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
Apr 15
Fernando Silva joined Jnañamati's group

Seishi House

Development of the coach house building in the grounds of Amida Mandala. See More
Apr 15
Fernando Silva joined Satyavani Robyn's group

Questions in the Sand

Dharmavidya answers questions about issues in psychology, spirituality, philosophy and personal life, copied from his La Ville au Roi site - If you have any questions for Dharmavidya do email him to with the heading "Questions in the Sand".See More
Apr 15
Fernando Silva joined Sujatin's group
Apr 15
Sujatin commented on Dharmavidya's group Amida Ontario
"Dear Monty - I have sent you a message, signposting you to our new site (as this one is no longer in use) and introducing you to Reverend Prajnatara, who is in London, Ontario. Namo Amida Bu"
Apr 2
Monty Pelletier commented on Dharmavidya's group Amida Ontario
"Dear Dharma Friends, I have recently created the following Facebook Group: “Jōdo Shinshū/Jōdo-shū/Pure Land Buddhists of Atlantic Canada I am not aware of any Jōdo Shinshū, Jōdo-shū, or Pure Land temples, organizations, or associations in…"
Apr 1
Monty Pelletier joined Dharmavidya's group

Amida Ontario

To facilitate communication between Amida folk in and around Ontario
Apr 1
Satyavani Robyn commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"Here's this weeks' thread at the new place - come say hello there!"
Nov 29, 2016
Adam Dunsby posted a blog post

Culture Shock.

 Without meaning to sound too dramatic, it's been more tricky than I imagined coming back to England after having spent most of the year in France at Eleusis. The journey back was somewhat turbulent, which may have sort of set the tone for a wobbly experience, and I had heard reports of a Brexit related depression, sweeping the country, as people start to digest the very real implications of the controversial result.   Paris was intense but interesting and London felt cold and impersonal(no…See More
Nov 28, 2016
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Questions in the Sand

How it is to be alone

Dharmavidya answers on our new site, :: here(A reminder that this site will close at the end of the month)See More
Nov 3, 2016
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya

Dharmavidya's teachings on the new site

As you are aware, this site will be closing at the end of November. The new site, Amida's Virtual Temple :: here, shares Dharmavidya's teachings :: here, his Questions in the Sand :: here and teachings by other members of…See More
Oct 30, 2016
Monty Pelletier joined Sujatin's group
Oct 24, 2016
Mike Nelson posted a status
"Hi I'm trying to launch a Buddhist psychology counselling service any ideas on how best to advertise- I am qualified as AHCP"
Oct 13, 2016


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