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sujatin
Perth, Scotland
Acharya, Order of Amida Buddha: a Pureland Buddhist Order
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Dharmavidya What would Buddha Do? The Buddha is a light in our lives. Each must walk his own path, but that path is illumined by the light shed by the example of all the Buddhas. The merit which they bestow upon us brings courage and light-heartedness such that walking the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Newsletter 3 July 2015 Amida Pureland Buddhism in Perth Hello again, everyone. It was an auspicious evening when we opened our small home temple here. Many members of the Order from around the world sent us messages which I read as we gathered for the first time. Here's the message... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Dharmavidya What would Buddha Do? The Buddha is a light in our lives. Each must walk his own path, but that path is illumined by the light shed by the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at lotusinthemud
At the beginning of 2014 I led a special 'walk through' service here in Malvern to remind ourselves of how to behave in and around the shrine room. I was partly inspired by the wonderful ceremony at the Bodhi retreat last December, and partly inspired by noticing the formality of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Amida Scotland
The Buddha is a light in our lives. Each must walk his own path, but that path is illumined by the light shed by the example of all the Buddhas.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Connect with the Amida Sangha You can connect with Amida Sangha members through our online social media site: Friends of Amida Order, or face to face through one of our worldwide groups. UK Amida London meets weekly for Pureland Buddhist services. Contact Rev’d Padmaghosa Amida in the North East Contact... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Amida Scotland
The nembutsu of the fundamental vow can and should be truly independent, for it requires no external supports. By "external supports" I mean reliance upon one's human intelligence, moral conduct,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Reverend Sujatin is available to officiate at the following: Officiant Services Taking Refuge Wedding: Marriage Blessing (Buddhist) Baby Naming/Blessing Funeral Memorial Service Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Dharmavidya writes: Day One Introductory Lecture We are here to become better therapists. Learning to be a better therapist is lifelong training. It is the same as following spiritual path.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 31, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Here is the new Amida Scotland website This is the latest newsletter Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Amida Pureland Buddhism Hello everyone - I'm delighted to let you know that Amida Scotland meetings start in August and to invite you to join us. We'll meet on the first Tuesday of the month. So, here's the first date: Date: Tuesday August 4th 2015 A gentle introduction to Pureland... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Amida Pureland Buddhism Hello all. How lovely to meet you last weekend - such a tender retreat! So - the Amida Scotland news is that there is no news - or, at least, no concrete news - just yet. However there will be more Amida Pureland Buddhist activity in Scotland... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at Amida Scotland
“I stood willingly and gladly in the characters of everything - other people, trees, clouds. And this is what I learned, that the world's otherness is antidote to confusion -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Acharya Modgala This bittersweet life 7 July 2015: I am just back from our wonderful Order retreat in France. Refreshed and renewed from a time of deep practice and warm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Dharmavidya writes: Everything in life depends upon causes and conditions. Set up the right conditions and the right things happen. Buddhism teaches the right conditions for spiritual growth. A person is what they do. If a person acts with right intention they transform spiritual dangers into opportunities. Buddha taught that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
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Quan Shi Yin A beautiful Quan Yin rupa from China - a present from an Amida Newcastle sangha member as he prepared to return to his homeland. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
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Quan Shi Yin The Bodhisattva of Compassion - She Who Hears the Cries of the World Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
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A Victorian dresser, dating from 1880 - now the shrine in the Amida Scotland home temple at 'Taigh an t-Solais' in Perth Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
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We had just finished a very long and complex ordination ceremony - so this was a moment for congratulations and hugs! Dharmavidya and the sangha Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Amida Events Zen Therapy Conference, MADRID Click above to find out more about the ITZI conference 25th-27th September 2015 Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Read the latest Running Tide magazine - Number 33 Here Or Download Here UK orders Only Read previous magazines here You'll find the Amida newsletters: 'Whispers from the Bamboo Grove' here Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Find audio teachings by Reverend Kaspalita and Reverend Satyavani of Amida Mandala here Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Amida Scotland
Books about Buddhism by the Head of our Order, Dharmavidya David Brazier Dharmavidya's latest book is now available here: Kindle: amzn.to/1E6idm7 Paperback: http://amzn.to/1E6iiGc Not Everything is Impermanent – a great introduction to Pureland Buddhism in short readable chapters Who Loves Dies Well: On the Brink of Buddha’s Pure Land –... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Amida Scotland