Friends of Amida-shu

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

Fernando Silva's Groups (35)

  • Not Everything Is Impermanent Study Group

    28 members Latest Activity: Apr 15

    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…

  • Bodhi Retreat Talks 2013

    33 members Latest Activity: Apr 15

    Audio recordings of talks given in the UK Bodhi Retreat 2013.

  • Anshin Retreat Talks 2016

    21 members Latest Activity: May 10

    Talks given by Dharmavidya at his home in France, La Ville au Roi (aka Eleusis) during this years Anshin retreat. 

  • Seishi House

    15 members Latest Activity: May 10

    Development of the coach house building in the grounds of Amida Mandala. 

  • Larger Pureland Sutra Dharma Talks

    32 members Latest Activity: Sep 30, 2016

    This is a series of teachings that Dharmavidya gave in Eleusis during a retreat in the summer of 2006 on the Larger Pureland Sutra

  • Member's Books

    56 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2015 This is a place for putting details of books written by members of Friends of Amida

  • Arts in Amida

    68 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2015 For discussion and promotion of the arts within the Amida community

  • Amida's Healing Garden-ning

    23 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2015 Creating gardens of peace, healing and harmony

  • Pureland Buddhism

    134 members Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2016 A group for the discussion of the central theory and ideas of Pureland Buddhism

  • Green Amida

    26 members Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2016 For discussion of eco-issues

  • Running Tide

    113 members Latest Activity: Jun 28, 2016 This is a group where the electronic editions of Running Tide - the Amida Trust Journal will be available to read and comment upon.

  • Vow 22

    37 members Latest Activity: Jun 28, 2016

    This group is called "Vow 22" after the 22nd vow of Dharmakara Bodhisattva in the Larger Pureland Sutra, the vow which establishes the…

  • Pureland Buddhism and The Twelve Steps

    21 members Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2016 This is a discussion group for anyone interested in the 12 Steps and how they relate to Pureland Buddhism. You don't have to be in Recovery to join…

  • Monday Nembutsu

    84 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2016

    On Mondays, chant the nembutsu wherever you are, at whatever time you can, in whatever form you like, alone or with others.....and feel connected…

  • Setting up and running local Amida groups

    43 members Latest Activity: May 2, 2016

    For anyone who's considering setting up a local Amida group in their area, and for people currently running local groups. A place to share…

  • stillpoint

    38 members Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2014 creating a supportive online community: articles, information and resources on meditation and buddhism for those with chronic illness


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