Diane Cadman
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Tell us about yourself - at least 30 words
I have been involved in the Amida community on and off from the early days in Newcastle. I have not succeeded in finding a sangha or practice that I can commit to since leaving the Chan group in York in 2012.
How did you hear about Eleusis?
from Sujatin Johnson when I inquired about the health of Dharmavidya
Is your primary interest...
Holiday/Recuperation, Gardening, Personal Retreat, Support in your own part of the world
Other information / things you can offer
I could bring an instrument with me.

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At 18:01 on June 19, 2016, Sujatin Johnson said…

Yes, I'm pleased. Glad to hear you were at Kuvalaya's

At 16:03 on June 19, 2016, David Brazier said…

If you can make it to the Autumn Retreat that would be wonderful.

At 18:20 on April 14, 2016, David Brazier said…

Lovely to see you here Diane - do come and see us !!


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Posted by David Brazier on June 26, 2019 at 18:04 6 Comments

My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…



Posted by Dayamay Dunsby 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


Posted by Geeta Chari on April 26, 2019 at 22:13 3 Comments

This is a short video of a Buddhist monk and his family. 

It raised questions on parenting and Buddhism - does detachment (or perhaps quietism), as practiced here, lead to demotivation and disengagement with the world around one?

His children find the detachment practised by the monk disquieting. They appreciate the irony of detachment, which is supposed to…


Zero Limits

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby 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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