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sujatin
Newcastle upon Tyne
Acharya, Order of Amida Buddha: a Pureland Buddhist Order
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Bodhipaksa sent this out in a newsletter at the end of last year. Good timing for me to find! Recently someone asked me what she should do if she couldn't... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at lotusinthemud
The 2015 Edinburgh Medal is awarded to Mary Midgley, one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the past thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animal... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at lotusinthemud
The 2015 Edinburgh Medal is awarded to Mary Midgley, one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the past thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animal rights, the environment and evolutionary theory. Mary was a senior... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at Amida Buddhism Newcastle
Beyond A Mother's Love Caring, Compassion & Amida's Light by Kusumavarsa Dawn Hart For any new Mum it is an overwhelming experience, this coupled with the sudden unexpected news you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at lotusinthemud
You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile. ~ Brian Tracy Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at lotusinthemud
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MEDITATION FOR RELAXATION Time: 1:10 - 1:50 pm Chris Earle-Storey will be holding the following sessions: Dates: · Wednesday 22nd April · Thursday 7th May · Wednesday 20th May · Thursday 4th June · Wednesday 17th June Venue: The Mandela... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Buddhism at Newcastle University
by Maria Popova “Do you need a prod? Do you need a little darkness to get you going?” Few are those whose contribution to humanity — be it art, or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at lotusinthemud
: link I receive an email from Tamuly Jung in France telling me that a neighbour of hers, David Brazier, is in Edinburgh for events organised by the Edinburgh International... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at lotusinthemud
:: link Dharmavidya: Buddhism is a religion. It has beliefs, rituals, altars, offerings, bells, candles, metaphysics, clergy, devotees, prayers, meditation, visions, visitations, celestial beings, other worlds, other lives, moral law,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at lotusinthemud
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The word is getting around. So many birds are coming to the feeders now for nuts, seeds, fat balls and cakes. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Satya writes: We currently have a room free upstairs in our Pureland Buddhist temple Amida Mandala (:: photo) for a fourth resident. We are looking for someone quite specific -... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Since moving to this lovely house, I have inherited a beautiful garden - terraced, full of shrubs and flowers and soft fruit. And it has a pond. So far all... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at lotusinthemud
:: link to original THE REAL DALAI LAMA The audience members wear a 'blindfold', a symbol of darkness and ignorance, during an initiation ceremony held by the Dalai Lama in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Upcoming Amida Events around the World Retreat with Dharmavidya Friendship on the Path 24 - 28 February 2015 Venue: Amida Mandala :: details here Dharmavidya will be speaking at -... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Amida Meetings Pureland Buddhism in the North East Reverend Kuvalaya is hosting gatherings on the following dates: 17th January 14th February 14th March 11th April Time: mornings, 10 - 12 Contact Reverend Kuvalaya to ask about the venue, directions and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Amida Buddhism Newcastle
It's not a day for going outside, even if I was feeling fabulous, and I'm not. My only trip outside was fleeting, to feed the birds with fat and seed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at lotusinthemud
Last week Kaspa and Satya set me to thinking. Kaspa wrote: For the past few years Satya and I have chosen a word for the year, something we'd like to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at lotusinthemud
I've been contemplating this phrase ever since Prajnatara mentioned it to me. Particularly in view of the recent changes in my life. Wondering what it might mean to me, what... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at lotusinthemud
From Dharmavidya: In Pureland tradition there is an emphasis on receiving. We receive the grace of Amida. We do not have to do anything in order to receive this other... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at lotusinthemud
AMIDA SCOTLAND Newsletter December 2014 Amida Pureland Buddhism Hello all. How lovely to meet you last weekend - such a tender retreat! So - the Amida Scotland news is that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at lotusinthemud
Dharmavidya writes: I was asked does Buddhism have a theory of truth and, if so, what is it? The quick answer is yes, it does, and Buddha knows. Let's unpack... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at lotusinthemud
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MEDITATION FOR RELAXATION Time: 1:10 - 1:50 pm Chris Earle-Storey will be holding the following sessions: Dates: · Thu 15 Jan 2015 · Wed 28 Jan 2015 · Wed 11 Feb 2015 · Thu 26 Feb 2015 · Wed 11... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Buddhism at Newcastle University
News from the Amida Order October 5th, 2014 Here's the smart updated Amida website :: link (thanks to Kaspalita) and here's the Friends of the Amida Order social network ::... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at lotusinthemud
Equanimity is a wonderful quality, a spaciousness and balance of heart. Although it grows naturally with our meditation practice, equanimity can also be cultivated in the same systematic way that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at lotusinthemud