Friends of Amida-shu

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This is the online social network for members and friends of Amida-shu

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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


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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

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
Maitrisimha Kouwenhoven joined Sujatin's group
Oct 13, 2016
Adam Dunsby joined Jnañamati's group

Seishi House

Development of the coach house building in the grounds of Amida Mandala. See More
Oct 7, 2016
Sujatin added 2 discussions to the group Buddhist Teaching by Dharmavidya
Oct 4, 2016
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, 2016
Sujatin added a discussion to the group Larger Pureland Sutra Dharma Talks
Sep 30, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016


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