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At 21:40 on September 10, 2015, Beckie Phillips said…

Thank you for welcoming me on my journey of spiritual awakning. Namo Amida Bu.

At 22:33 on September 1, 2014, Ian Summers-Noble said…

Thank you for friending :)

I've started reading Dharmavidya's "Who loves, dies well" and will get on to "Not Everything is Impermanent" and Caroline's "The Other Buddhism".

I'm obviously still a wee bit stuck in 'intellectualism" and have restrained myself within a secular approach to zen... but, without a long ramble, it's feeling liberating (stripping back the skins of the onion of self) to get back to a fundamental sense of faith that there is more. 

On a recent trip to Liverpool, my son found in a shop a button badge simply stating "Love and peace are eternal" and thought of me (he bought me that, I bought him a Sponge Bob Square-Pants one) - I wear it with love/humility/well-being/faith. Goes well with my yellow Doctor Marten boots :)

Will contribute more to the sangha.

Namo Amida Bu

At 19:40 on December 18, 2012, Vajrapala said…

Dear brother Jnanamati, I was looking to see if there was any news about you  to see if you are well arived and oké in India, but could not find anything on ning. Did you have a good travel ? Could you already do some good work ? Is your cold better now ? I guess the weather is better in India ? Hoping to get some news and a big hug.

At 12:47 on September 11, 2012, Roland Potter said…

Hi Jnanamati

It is good to hear from you, I will be sending you my application form for the course in the next few days




At 5:31 on September 6, 2012, Mish said…

Hi, Jnanamati. Thank you for adding me.

At 17:15 on May 30, 2012, Dave Kruemcke said…


At 19:10 on May 18, 2012, UDIPTA RAJKONWAR said…

Hi once again.

Thanks for the reply. Actually I have been busy with my tea garden so I was not aware about your visit to lakwa. Thanks to the amida trust site through which we are in touch though. I am very glad that you remember us and our “simple request something from England”. My cousin brother Prasun and  I often talk about you. Next time when you come to visit lakwa I am sure that we will meet you.

God bless you my Friend


At 6:07 on May 18, 2012, UDIPTA RAJKONWAR said…

hi how r u.its been a long time seeing u

At 15:33 on April 11, 2012, lalitkumargedam said…

Thanxx for adding me.....

At 7:40 on February 27, 2012, Shin Khyo said…

Dear Jnañamati

You asked me a question where I work in Hungary. My workplace is  an Institute for  Misuse Patients in Budapest, I work there as a qualified social worker. I lead drugprevention groups for them. We speak and play scenes about  drugdependency, this is the main part of the life of our patients. There I lead an impovisation theatre for them and for other people who like  improvisation scenes. We apply  buddhist terms  in these occassions, we play scenes used buddhist ideas, eg Paramitas, Four Noble Truths, etc. This kind of play called Dharma Stage if you would  interested about it, I can inform you.
May I ask you what is your favourite job or hobby? best wishes Sandor

At 13:24 on February 21, 2012, Shin Khyo said…

Dear Jnañamati, I am happy about you are interesting about my work I will write about it soon, but the fact is I am in work now and I have not enough time to write.

I will read your blog, it looks very interesting.

At 16:14 on December 29, 2011, Katrien Sercu said…

Hello Jnanamati, I like to read your Indiablogs and to see you between your Indian friends! You look at ease and happy enough. Enjoy all. With love

At 8:00 on December 15, 2011, Bob Chisholm said…

Hey Jnanamati!

Hope you had an easy trip to India. I already miss you at the 6:00 AM meditation sessions. But may you have a wonderful and rewarding stay in India!

Take Care,


At 12:59 on December 10, 2011, Vajrapala said…

I was just looking at your foto's on ning and wanted to ask you as a friend when I got your message. Thanks for everything you have given 

I like you very much, I enjoy the inspiration of Amida in you.

My heart is full of joy of al the beautiful gifts we got in the Bodhi Retreat.

Namo Amida Bu


At 16:04 on November 10, 2011, Richard Ollier said…

Hi Jnanamati - just a reminder, I am booked in for a couple of nights/ days for the Ten Day Chanting : please see your signing in sheet for details. I will bring a sleeping bag, and will not need anywhere posh to sleep : I'm quite happy to take my turn sleeping  in the shrine room if that helps !

Also, I will be coming to the Bodhi Retreat, but just for the one day , Thursday 8 Dec.

Can you let me know how much I  will need to give you by way of a contribution towards food, accommodation etc ?

Thanks, Jnanamati, and if you could ensure I'm on all the requisite attendance lists I would be very grateful. See you soon,Namo Amida Bu,


At 1:42 on November 7, 2011, Biswo Ulak said…

I am pleased to receive your friendship. Thank you for adding me in your list.


At 14:39 on October 18, 2011, Thinku Dewan said…

Venerable Jnanamati Vandana ! I am very very glad to have a friend like you. Anyway, I hope you might aware about the situation of Buddhist at Chittagong Hill Track  This year on Feb 21st the Bangali settlers and Bangladesh armies has burn down more then two hundred buddhist villages and distroies Buddhist Temple in Bangladesh.Our organisation work for the rights of the Buddhist people and other community in CHT. Thanks for you want to know about our mission. Closing with heartiest Vandana !

At 1:13 on October 12, 2011, R.K.Sakya said…

Namaste and Greetings from Nepal.

At 11:08 on August 2, 2011, Kaspalita said…

Hi Jnanamati,


Is it okay to include some of the photo's you have taken in the next RT?

At 21:56 on June 5, 2011, Joely Kim Hayes said…

Hi Jnanamati,

Thankyou for your friendship this week. It was nice to be in the house. Quite a leap into it all but I am sure it is all good!  Hope to stay in touch, Joely x



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