Our practice is simple
As Pureland Buddhists we say the nembutsu: Namo Amida Bu. This is all that is necessary.
The nembutsu is how we call out to Amida, the Buddha of Infinite Light. We take refuge in the Buddha and we receive the gifts of grace,…
"We've had the same snow here this morning... I haven't ventured out! Kaspa said the bunnies seem to be holding up well, he put some extra hay in for them to snuggle into. Maybe I'll go out for a visit - they've learnt how to…"
This group is a little corner in which to share anything gratifying to the senses.Cette groupe es un petit coin dans lequel compartir aucune chose gratifiant aux sens.Este grupo es un lugar para compartir cosas que dan satisfaccion a los sentidosSee More
I am a Priest in the Amida Order and run Amida Mandala, an Amida-shu Temple, in Malvern in the UK. I am also a psychotherapist and a writer, and our latest book is an introduction to Pureland Buddhism in the Amida-shu style: Just As You Are: Buddhism for Foolish Beings.
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The love your neighbour campaign in Birmingham came about after the decision to leave the EU. There was an increase in racist attacks and the Church of England hierarchy felt they should take action. What they did was encourage schools and other community venues to put free of charge bright orange banners on fencing etc with the words love your neighbour on them. At the moment funding has been obtained to make more banners to replace any of the 1000 that have gone up already and to encourage… Continue
Honen encouraged his followers to set aside special times for intense practice; half a day, or a whole day, or a week. We’ll be continuously chanting nembutsu for three hours this morning. Unlike Honen I don’t manage to recite sixty or seventy thousand nembutsu everyday, as I’m going about ordinary life, so I love these set aside times when I can immerse myself in the presence of the Buddha, in the Buddha-field, in the Pure Land.…