"Thank you for this Richard. Two years ago almost to the day, my mother died and I recognise this scenario and how hard this journey is. Your words bring me back to my own mothers bedside and I stand beside you and your family. Namo Quan Shi Yin Bosat"
Our third chanting day... Join us for half an hour or for the whole day and experience chanting in the Pureland Buddhist style. Find some sacred space at the Wheel of Life in north Malvern (with lovely views of a bit of the Malvern hills complete with sheep) and re-connect with something bigger than you...We will chant 'Namo Amida Bu' continuously, letting the tune change as it wants to change, and alternating between twenty minutes of sitting and twenty minutes of slow walking. 'Namo Amida Bu'…See More
A selection of readings from Dharmavidya's recently published collection of teachings. For those who like to listen as well as to read from this inspiring collection.Buy "Not Everything is Impermanent"See More
Good to see that you finally managed to sort out your profile page and join us here. Do link up with other members from further a field - some you might have already met, or perhaps will meet at Sukhavati in the future. Namo Amida Bu, Jnanamati
I hope that I'll be the first of many new friends here, Liam and that, now you are putting out feelers beyond Sukhavati, you will feel a welcome member of our warm worldwide sangha. Namo Amida Bu
Have a good look round the site, starting with the link in the 'Welcome' box, top left. Then join in any discussions and special interest groups that take your fancy. (Groups in top bar) I've put you on the list for our 'Whispers from the Bamboo Grove' occasional newsletters. You can see some back newsletters here. Also our magazine Running Tide.
Hi everyone,I'm interested in how different people understand 'other power' and how they feel it affects their lives and practice. I suspect there is a spectrum that goes from "Have a sense of Amida…Continue
'Street people' I usually find in parks, sitting on benches, and looking rather roughshod from exposure to the elements, cold inside a tent overnight, or in the case this late afternoon, 'bed bugs'…Continue