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


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


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Donate to support the people of Nepal after the two recent earthquakes & to the Amida Community in India


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N.B: This site will be closing at the end of November 2016 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

Monty Pelletier joined Sujatin's group
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
Maitrisimha Kouwenhoven joined Sujatin's group
Oct 13
Adam Dunsby joined Jnañamati's group

Seishi House

Development of the coach house building in the grounds of Amida Mandala. See More
Oct 7
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
Oct 4
Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"I’m so grateful for the box of local vegetables from Blairgowrie, that appears on the bench beside my front door....: : link"
Oct 3
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Larger Pureland Sutra Dharma Talks
Sep 30
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Scotland

Amida Scotland on the new site

Dear all - you will find our new home here :: linkSee More
Sep 30
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya

The Means of Training are Thousandfold ~ Dharmavidya

What is Buddhist ‘training’? I have written on the dangers of misunderstanding this term before. Here I would like to try to say a little more, since this is an important issue for all of us and especially for those who have made a full time commitment to the Dharma life.Essentially ‘training’ refers to the transformation that goes on in one through the medium of the relationship that one has with a Dharma teacher. It is the relationship that provides the motive and power. The term ‘training’…See More
Sep 29
Sujatin commented on Sujatin's group Monday Nembutsu
"I'm putting all my comments here now as this site will close soon. Please come and join the new Virtual Temple. I just wrote about…"
Sep 27
Jnañamati commented on Jnañamati's group Seishi House
"I realise its been quite a while, well over a month, since I have provided an update on the renovation. This of course doesn't mean that there hasn't been progress or nothing to report. In fact having started this thread I have felt…"
Sep 27
Juline Smit 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
Sep 23
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya

Faith and Grace ~ Sujatin

I was asked a question about faith 10 years ago and this was my reply. It still stands:For me faith has grown out of the feeling of confidence that the Buddha’s teachings have truly been a source of refuge. They have made such a difference to my life, for which I am immeasurably grateful. And filled with awe, as what I receive I cannot feel is due, in any way,  to my own deserving. So, for me, Pureland is the form of Buddhism that works particularly, although I appreciate all other schools.…See More
Sep 23
Andrew posted a status
"I'm finding it difficult to access the new sight. Just keep Gera maths question then told my password is wrong."
Sep 22
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Newsletter

Whispers from the Bamboo Grove, Amida Newsletter #40: Introducing our new Virtual Temple

As you know - we are on the move and this site will shortly be no more. Read about the move in the newsletter below. An exciting new development - and an invitation.Come and join us!Not all of you live near an Amida temple or centre. And so Kaspa and Satya have been very busy on your behalf, building a brand new virtual temple to help you feel connected…See More
Sep 21
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Amida Kitchen

Amida cooking

Here's where you'll find recipes etc on the new site :: linkSee More
Sep 20


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