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Bombu Quote

Quote from Anthony De Mello:“…in awareness you will understand that honour doesn’t mean a thing. It’s a social convention, that’s all. That’s why the mystics and the prophets didn’t bother one bit about it. Honour or disgrace meant nothing to them. They were living in another world, in the world of the awakened. Success or failure meant nothing to them. They had the attitude: “I’m an ass, you’re an ass, so where’s the problem?”Namo Amida Bu( ;See More
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Dog Shit and the Primeval Waters.

Do you ever see something so beautiful that you want to take a photo, but you know that there’s no way that the camera can capture the profundity and importance of what you’re experiencing… so you just don’t bother?! This happened to me this morning as I was wondering around the park in Malvern. It was early so I felt comfortable with walking slowly through the trees and listening to the ducks chattering. As I emerged from the cover of the trees I noticed the crescent moon, poised immaculately…See More
Jan 19
Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion NEMBUTSU VERSES: Food for the heart in the group BUDDHISM
"I like it. It's got rhythm! Namo Amida Bu( ;"
Dec 31, 2019
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Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion POST-MAPPO REDISCOVER INNOCENCE in the group BUDDHISM
"Yes! I love it. It speaks to me of the truth! Namo Amida Bu(   ;"
Dec 4, 2019
Dayamay Dunsby liked David Brazier's discussion POST-MAPPO REDISCOVER INNOCENCE
Dec 4, 2019
Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion PARAVRITTI (Part 7): Negation in the group BUDDHISM
"Great, thanks. To see the world as it really is, the depth of the wounds, the inconsistencies, the deep brokenness of everything, is the begginning of compassion. It's very difficult to bear a grudge when you see the hopelessness of the human…"
Dec 2, 2019
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Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion SINCERITY IN PRACTICE in the group BUDDHISM
"Beautiful. And then there's the "Mirror Mind" aspect of our interactions, where our qualities and characteristics, good and bad, are reflected back to us by our fellows. Which adds a whole new dimension to the game!! Namo Amida Bu(…"
Nov 15, 2019
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Fridge Haiku

We had a little Haiku challenge on the fridge notice board at the Temple recently. Here are mine.Black and golden sky.Night conceals the clouds for now.No trace of Summer.If birth causes death,Samsara is eternal.To live is to die.Namo Amida Bu(   ;See More
Nov 12, 2019
Dayamay Dunsby liked David Brazier's discussion PARAVRITTI (Part 3): REVULSION
Nov 9, 2019
Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion POINT MIND AND THREE LOKAS in the group BUDDHISM
"Great thanks. I really get a sense of the unbridled mind having a life of its own, almost beyond control. This passage from the Dharmapadda always sticks in my mind; Do not commit any harmful acts, commit only acts that are good; subdue your own…"
Nov 4, 2019
Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion REALLY WONDERFUL in the group BUDDHISM
"Lovely. What is Samjna? Namo Amida Bu"
Nov 4, 2019

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I am a trainee Amitarya in the Amida Order and am currently living in the Malvern Temple. I love music and make electronic dance music on an amateur level. I also play guitar. I love philosophy as well as Buddhism and read all sorts of philosophical material. I meditate regularly and practice Tai chi. I spent two wonderful months at Eleusis this year(2015)with Dharmavidya and others, I consider it to be one of my spiritual homes and a truly mystical place! Namo Amida Bu( :
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Eleusis has so much to offer and I like to be able to offer something back by helping to maintain the buildings and the grounds as well as contributing to the beautiful atmosphere with spiritual practice and community activities. Namo Amida Bu( ;

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Bombu Quote

Posted on January 27, 2020 at 11:25 0 Comments

Quote from Anthony De Mello:
“…in awareness you will understand that honour doesn’t mean a thing. It’s a social convention, that’s all. That’s why the mystics and the prophets didn’t bother one bit about it. Honour or disgrace meant nothing to them. They were living in another world, in the world of the awakened. Success or failure meant nothing to them. They had the attitude: “I’m an ass, you’re an ass, so where’s the problem?”

Namo Amida Bu( ;

Grace.

Posted on June 2, 2019 at 1:02 4 Comments

“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue

Zero Limits

Posted on April 20, 2019 at 14:13 0 Comments

 

 

 

I have recently been made aware of a practice known as Ho’ponopono. Ho’ponopono is an ancient Hawaiian healing practice, based on universal forgiveness, that was rediscovered and popularised in the 80s. A man called Joe Vitale(Hawaiian I think)  became enchanted by the practice after his daughter was healed from an…

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At 11:33 on April 25, 2016, Elja Stoel said…

Ha Adam, so you had a noisy visiter in your bedroom last night? :-) 

At 21:58 on December 26, 2015, David Brazier said…

Hope you have had a good Christmas. Lots of love. Namo Amida Bu

At 0:15 on December 7, 2015, Elja Stoel said…

Ha Adam! Good to see you here too! :-) Namo Amida Bu

 
 
 

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Bombu Quote

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on January 27, 2020 at 11:25 0 Comments

Quote from Anthony De Mello:
“…in awareness you will understand that honour doesn’t mean a thing. It’s a social convention, that’s all. That’s why the mystics and the prophets didn’t bother one bit about it. Honour or disgrace meant nothing to them. They were living in another world, in the world of the awakened. Success or failure meant nothing to them. They had the attitude: “I’m an ass, you’re an ass, so where’s the problem?”

Namo Amida Bu( ;

Sagesse féline...

Posted by Tamuly Annette on September 29, 2019 at 12:00 1 Comment

En l'absence de Darmavidya, j'ai - en ma qualité de voisine et d'amie - le privilège de m'occuper (un peu) de Tara, la petite chatte. C'est un bonheur  de la voir me faire la fête chaque fois que je me rends à Eleusis: elle s'étire, se roule sur le dos au soleil ou saute sur mes genoux. J'ignore si elle a profité de l'enseignement du maître des lieux, mais j'ai comme l'impression qu'elle me donne une belle leçon de sagesse: elle…

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WEEP FOR OUR WORLD

Posted by David Brazier on August 20, 2019 at 21:38 3 Comments



At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…

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