"Thank you for inviting me to Monday Nembutsu. I am finding myself increasingly chanting Namo Amida Bu in my inner self every day and I will ensure that I do so on Mondays and hopefully begin to dare to say this out loud so that it can really…"
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 to our world-wide Amida sangha.Notes on the NembutsuWhy Chant? by DharmavidyaMany thanks to Rob …See More
"Lovely to hear from you - and so sweet to read how the love and acceptance and support of Nyorai is, in turn, helping you with the support you are offering in your challenging job.
Kaspa and Satya and their sangha would be delighted to see you in…"
"Thank you for your warm welcome to me. I don't spend a great deal of time online and I'm not a member of Facebook or Twitter so I may need some help in joining chat rooms and discussions on this site.
Since becoming aware of Amida Buddhism…"
I have recently read the book written by David Brazier "Who Loves, Dies Well" and found it thought provoking and comforting around the idea of death and the introduction to Pureland Buddhism
Faith Background & Affiliation
Initially catholic as a child but describe myself as a humanist with a leaning towards ubuddhist teachings which resonate with my own beliefs.
Occupation or Primary Activity
Alcohol Worker, and Gestalt therapist
Involvement in Spirituality/Religion
I am surrounded by spiritual people from all walks of life and have found much similarity between us whatever faith we profess to be part of.
What is your interest in Amida-shu
I would like to become part of a community of people on similar paths to myself and would benefit from more learning about Amida Buddhism. I have started calling upon the name of Amida daily "Namo Amida Bu"
How did you find this web site?
through a search engine as I became interested in Amida after reading a book by David Brazier.
What country are you living in?
What is the nearest town to where you live? If in UK, please give first half of your postcode. Thank you.
YO32 York UK
Are you a member of an Amida group/Congregation
Would like a group in my area
What can you offer to other members of this network?
What other interests do you have, eg Arts, Gardening and so on.
I am a prolific reader, love art and crafts (knitting, crocheting etc).
I run a women's group at weekend and also love walking and being in the countryside. Nature is my greatest comfort at present.
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Lovely to hear from you - and so sweet to read how the love and acceptance and support of Nyorai is, in turn, helping you with the support you are offering in your challenging job.
Kaspa and Satya and their sangha would be delighted to see you in Malvern - have you looked at their website? It really is a gorgeous place. Also Kuvalaya will have some sangha meetings just outside Durham - she's on maternity leave just now. And I'll be starting meetings in Perth - though that's probably a bit far.
Just have a look at 'Groups' in the top bar and join any that you fancy. I'll invite you to the Monday Nembutsu one so that you can chant Namo Amida Bu at some time on a Monday and feel connected to all who are doing so - and you can add a few words of comment, but only if you'd like to!