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Rowan Williams: how Buddhism helps me pray

Former Archbishop of Canterbury reveals intense daily meditation ritual influenced by Buddhism and Orthodox mysticism

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The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams has disclosed that he spends up to 40 minutes a day squatting and repeating an Eastern Orthodox prayer while performing breathing exercises as part of a…

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Added by Sujatin on October 31, 2014 at 10:33 — 1 Comment

* HH Buddha Maitreya & Mandarava Tara (USA) has been felicitated by Dr. Ambedkar International Award 2014 at Nagpur (India).

* HH Buddha Maitreya & Mandarava Tara (USA) has been felicitated by Dr. Ambedkar International Award 2014 at Nagpur (India).

* Tarachandra Khandekar, Marotrao Kamble, N L Naik, Hadke, Er. Jambhulkar, Jiwantare, Dr Gedam has been felicitated by Jeewak National Awards 2014.

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 29, 2014 at 17:19 — No Comments

3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014 held at Nagpur (India) on October 18-19, 2014.

3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014

Has been conducted successfully at Dr Ambedkar Cultural Hall, Urvela Colony,Wardha Road, Nagpur (India) on Saturday October 18, 2014 at 10.00 AM  in presence of

                         Inauguration: H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang

                         Chief Guest : Ven. Sonam Dorji…

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 29, 2014 at 17:12 — No Comments

3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014 held at Nagpur (India) on October 18-19, 2014.

3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014

Has been conducted successfully at Dr Ambedkar Cultural Hall, Urvela Colony,Wardha Road, Nagpur (India) on Saturday October 18, 2014 at 10.00 AM  in presence of

                         Inauguration: H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang

                         Chief Guest : Ven. Sonam Dorji…

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 29, 2014 at 17:12 — No Comments

Hello

Dear all my friends Tomorrow i will go meet  some family for chanting service they are new. first time meeting with me They are not know Buddhism I discuss and Buddha stories I will tell .

Namo Amida Bu

Suvidya  

Added by Suvidya Gautam on October 28, 2014 at 9:38 — No Comments

The end of stress - how to relax

Some people might have seen this already, but I thought I would share it here as well. This is from Saturday:

This morning I was supposed to be giving a talk on how to relax. I had the flowchart of the talk I had prepared earlier in the week in one hand (‘flowchart’ is the grand name I gave my few scribbles on a page) and a cup of tea in the other. I watched as the clock ticked towards ten, and waited for people to arrive.

No-one…

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Added by Kaspalita on October 27, 2014 at 13:26 — No Comments

Tears of the Buddha : gem stones in Ming China

Hat-top ornament, from Nanjing, c. 1420-21, gold, decorated with gemstones. Excavated from the tomb of Zhu Zhanji, Prince Zhuang of Liang, and of Lady Wei at Zhongxiang, Hubei province. © Hubei Provincial Museum 湖北省博物馆

Hat-top ornament, from Nanjing, c. 1420-21, gold, decorated with gemstones. Excavated from the tomb of Zhu Zhanji, Prince Zhuang of Liang, and of Lady Wei at Zhongxiang, Hubei province. © Hubei Provincial Museum 湖北省博物馆

"In 2009, when I first saw the amazing finds from the tomb of…

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Added by Sujatin on October 27, 2014 at 11:33 — No Comments

Hello

Dear all yesterday teaching class nice class little children came say me Namo Amida Bu .and enjoy and I told little stories all happy after some people came and discuss in Buddhism .today teaching class and tomorrow varsawas program and invite me very nice days .

Namo Amida Bu .

Suvidya  

Added by Suvidya Gautam on October 25, 2014 at 8:03 — No Comments

Amida chanting service in Delhi .

Sunday morning chanting service children and ladies and men in teaching class Buddhism Thoth and many 2 Buddha stories I told .many 2 meetings Amida Budha and Pure Land yesterday Laxmi garden Buddh vihar I meet two therevad monk Amida Buddha and Pure Land and many short stories I told they are impress…

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Added by Suvidya Gautam on October 21, 2014 at 8:08 — 1 Comment

*** 3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014 at Nagpur (India) on October 18-19, 2014.

*** 3rd Spreading Buddhism International Conference 2014 at Nagpur (India) on October 18-19, 2014.

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• Saturday October 18, 2014.

10.00 AM : Inauguration –

Inauguration: H.H. Drikung Kyabgon…
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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 15, 2014 at 18:36 — No Comments

* H.H. Buddha Maitreya & Mandarava Tara will be felicitated by Dr. Ambedkar International Award 2014 at Nagpur (India)



* Khandekar, Kamble, Naik, Jambhulkar, Hadke, Jiwantare & Gedam will be felicitated by Jeewak National Awards 2014.

An eminent organization named Jeewak Welfare Society has declared their prestigious Dr. Ambedkar International awards to H.H. Buddha…

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 15, 2014 at 18:31 — No Comments

Dr. Milind Jiwane has been felicitated by Life Time Achievement Award 2014 in New Delhi (India)

Confederation of Indian Universities (National Umbrella of UGC/MHRD recognized Indian Universities), Paryavaran Complex , New Delhi has been felicitated "Life Time Achievement Award 2014" to Dr Milind Jiwane on October 5, 2014 by the hand of Governor of UP & Governor of Haryana at India International Center, New Delhi.and the citation see…

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 15, 2014 at 18:28 — No Comments

Dr. Milind Jiwane has been felicitated by Life Time Achievement Award 2014 in New Delhi (India)

*** Dr. Milind Jiwane has been felicitated by Life Time Achievement Award 2014 in New Delhi (India)

        Confederation of Indian Universities (National Umbrella of UGC/MHRD recognized Indian Universities), Paryavaran Complex ,…

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Added by Dr. Milind Jiwane on October 15, 2014 at 18:24 — No Comments

Our visit to the European Buddhist Union in Hamburg

At the end of September, myself and Kaspa visited Hamburg for the European Buddhist Union’s yearly get together.

This…

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Added by Satyavani Robyn on October 13, 2014 at 16:03 — No Comments

Dharmavidya's commentary on the Heart Sutra

"This sutra starts with the name of the bodhisattva of love and compassion. This is, therefore, a text

about the nature of love and compassion. The name Quan Shi Yin literally means one who hears the

cries that come down through the generations..."

At Eleusis in June we heard Dharmavidya reading his commentary on the heart sutra out loud, and it offered me a completely new understanding of emptiness and of this text. The PDF of the whole commentary is attached -…

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Added by Satyavani Robyn on October 9, 2014 at 14:57 — 1 Comment

Key of the Tales

Hello Friends of Amida!

Last saturday I started a new workshop in Aubenas, France, around Tales and Myths. It's about encountering the hero, (or the heroin) within, and following his consciousness itinerary. For this first step workshop we started with The Crow, a famous  tale recorded by the Grimm brothers.

I introduced three functions of the tale: the King, the Hero and the Fairy.

The King is the one in ourself who's able to see widely through the realm we…

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Added by Daniel Mur on October 8, 2014 at 21:28 — 1 Comment

Amida trip to the European Buddhist Union

Tomorrow Kaspa & I will be travelling to Hamburg for the annual meeting of the European Buddhist Union, supported by the Trust. We are glad to be able to represent Amida at the conference, and looking forward to meeting lots of Buddhists from different schools and organisations across Europe. We'll let you know how we get on. Namo Amida Bu!



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Added by Satyavani Robyn on September 24, 2014 at 10:07 — 3 Comments

more brushes with death

Yesterday morning as I was getting into the car, a harried looking nurse ran down our garden path, opened our door and called into the house. A few moments later I heard her apologising to Satya for getting the wrong address.

By the time I had started the engine she was back in her own car and driving down the road. I passed her a little later, pulled up in front of another house.

This afternoon as I was pulling up weeds in the front garden I noticed a hearse passing. It parked…

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Added by Kaspalita on September 20, 2014 at 17:06 — No Comments

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Searching unity ...

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A Moving Keynote Speech

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Tonight I was looking at Facebook and this popped up - it's via the San Francisco Zen Centre and it's by Zoketsu Norman Fischer - the keynote speech for Stanford University’s Baccalaureate. I've…Continue

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