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The Supreme Array Scripture (Gandavyuha Sutra)

HI everyone!For people interested in the important Mahayana Sutra, The Supreme Array Scripture (Gandavyuha Sutra), you might want to check out my website for articles, books and some translations from it:www.douglasosto.comNamo Amida Bu!DougSee More
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OUR FRIENDS

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Have you visited Eleusis?
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Tell us about yourself - at least 30 words
I am a nonsectarian Mahayana Buddhist and mindfulness meditation teacher. I also teach Asian philosophies at University and write books on Buddhism and Hinduism.
How did you hear about Eleusis?
David told me about it
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Course leader, Group Retreats, Personal Retreat

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Jolly good - welcome aboard. I'm very pleased you've come into this network.

 
 
 

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A Special Weekend

Posted by David Brazier on June 26, 2017 at 23:52 1 Comment

I have spent the past weekend at meetings of the Amida Order in Malvern in UK. Apart from approving the advancement of a number of good people there was not a lot of "business" so we were able to concentrate upon our relationships with each other and with life and upon practising together. The whole thing turned out very well. The temple in Malvern is very comfortable and the location superb. It is difficult to convey the quality of interaction between people to those who were not there -…

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COMPASSION FOR OUR WORLD

Posted by David Brazier on June 1, 2017 at 14:00 1 Comment

I suppose that for many people politics seems something rather remote. For me, it is always close to my heart. Not that I strongly support this or that party, but because the issues are of such consequence. This is perhaps because of my early years having been passed in the Middle East where those consequences are evident in a more raw way. Over my lifetime I have watched as a pivotal region of the world has been systematically wrecked and ruined. Beautiful, cosmopolitan, multi-religious…

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First Thing's First!

Posted by Adam Dunsby on May 28, 2017 at 17:24 0 Comments

       

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Message from Geeta

Posted by David Brazier on May 26, 2017 at 19:30 0 Comments

I (Geeta) can offer up to 3 people a lift from Surrey to Eleusis, leaving at 5 am on 1st June and/or returning to England about 5 pm on 4th June. I can offer one person (or a couple) accommodation on the night before we travel and the night that we return.

Thank you Geeta - nice offer.

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