"My husband and I just came back from a wonderful weekend in Toronto. A great visit and dinner with our daughter, a gymnastics event at the PanAm Games and lots (and LOTS) of walking. It is a vibrant, multicultural city and we're so lucky to be…"
"Yes, it was so wonderful to have Prajna and James back with us, and have service yesterday as well as a good catch up. So happy to hear about the retreat too, and look forward to all the updates near and far. Our daughter is trying to adjust to the…"
"The beginning of a new day, and week. I'm grateful to be meeting my sisters for dinner tonight. I haven't seen either since our mother died at the end of March. We were connected every day when she was alive and I miss them both. It makes…"
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
"I'm very much enjoying the talks, Kaspalita. Your approach is simple and yet very meaningful. This makes the main points easy to remember and to reflect on, in a practical way. You have a delightful way of story telling, too.
In terms of…"
At our local Amida group in Malvern we have started studying the Larger Pureland Sutra. I am recording the talks, in case any of our local group misses a session and want to catch up. I thought I'd offer the recordings here as well, as they may be of some interest/spark some discussion.See More
"Greetings! I am from Canada. I live in a city called London. Dharmavidya was with our sangha for the past 2 weeks. I'm grateful to have had the opportunity to learn from him. Take care, and stay well. Nancy"
"I'm more than happy to celebrate Thanksgiving with you, Nancy, and send all good wishes to you, your friends and family. I'm delighted to extend my warm relationship with members of your sangha. _/I\_"
"Thank you for your request to add me as a friend! I enjoyed reading your profile. You're living such an interesting life. Women like you, are wonderful role models for me. Thank you for sharing.
Do you celebrate Thanksgiving? If so, I wish you…"
I am a retired elementary school teacher and presently a certified yoga teacher. I am very happily married and have two wonderful daughters and a son-in-law. I'm interested in growing spiritually and have been involved in meditation and Buddhism for many years. The Amida Order resonates with me on many levels and I have recently joined a sangha in my community.
Faith Background & Affiliation
I was raised as a Catholic but now relate more to Buddhism
Occupation or Primary Activity
Involvement in Spirituality/Religion
I've recently joined a sangha in London Ont. and am participating in workshops etc. Occasionally I also sit with a local Zen meditation group in my city. My yoga lifestyle is also very spiritual in nature. I'm always reading books on Buddhism and spirituality in general,
What is your interest in Amida-shu
I met one of the London Ontario Amida Order members and facilitators a few months ago, and became interested in the group through our discussions of Buddhism.
How did you find this web site?
I googled it when I first became familiar with Amida and Pureland Buddhism.
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.
London, Ontario, Canada
Are you a member of an Amida group/Congregation
What can you offer to other members of this network?
What other interests do you have, eg Arts, Gardening and so on.
I have an interest in the arts, especially dance. I enjoy art, music and some theatre. I enjoy travelling with my husband.
I love to cook, using fresh, organic food. I'm very health conscious and love to learn about anything that nurtures the mind, body or spirit!
I'm also a runner and completed my first marathon last year.
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