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Pureland buddhist since '93/4 living in a dharma community in a small italian mountain village. Before I was in Amsterdam. Still half half and worked in Nepal on and off. Studied languages, contributed in the field of human rights in Latin America and back home. Did MA Intercultural counseling Psychology and buddhist psychology with Amida. Lucky to have
travelled a lot, now slowing down. My father worked as a psychiatrist, being a refugee, we have bolivian, french passport, though I am dutch...and I have worked in Mexico, some relatives are there. Eleusis is inspiring many
of us. Did a writers workshop with Satya and kept many good friends from that period. Namo Amida Bu
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Since 1996 visited first when it was Amida, then always kept in touch.
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Friendship, dharma studies exchange.
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i have been attending a parent and toddler group at the Steiner school in Kings Langley for a little while. I first started going there with Selena and then started taking Dorian there in September. It’s a lovely place with a different outlook and philosophy, and where I have learned about the Rubicon stage, but unfortunately the regulatory body Ofsted had rated it badly and so it had to introduce radical measures in order to stay open.
Ever since my ordination back in Dec 2003 I have always loved being involved in or being a witness to someone taking a step onto the Buddhist path. The aspirant or candidate taking on the Amida precepts always appears solemn, and sincere, and as I listen to the vows and see how willing they are to aspire to live an ideal life they become even bigger with a certain amount of gravitas and I find myself shrinking and becoming less Significant. It is a wonderfully moving experience and so I always… Continue
Please can I have a light up Christmas tree and the prettiest baubles in your workshop. Love Selena
My daughter is 5 and loves decorations. She would love to have a garden with lots of flowers and fruit trees and plants but we live in a flat with a balcony so she spends time enjoying other people’s garden whenever she can. So maybe this Christmas we will try and create a mini Pureland garden on our balcony.