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Acharya Sujatin (temple host) started the topic Full Text of the Amida Kyo – the Smaller Pureland Sutra in the forum Amida Shu Buddhist Practice 5 months, 1 week ago
Thus did I hear
Once the Buddha at Shravasti dwelt
In the Jeta Anathapindika garden
Together with a multitude of friars
One thousand two hundred and fifty
Who were arhats every one
As was recognised by all.
Shariputra the elder, Great Maudgalyayana, Maha-kashyapa,
Brand new episode of my podcast (after a seven month wait!) http://www.kaspathompson.co.uk/podcast/rainforest-mind-shhh-listen-being-doing-and-love/
Hui Yuan of Mount Lu (334-416) was a famous Chinese Buddhist monk, founder of Pureland Buddhism in China..
Mount Lu is in the centre of China, just south of the Yangtse River, nowadays close to the city of Jiujiang. The area is a national park with spectacular scenery. Throughout history there have been many hundreds of t…[Read more]
Although it is in some senses an arbitrary date, created by the whims of Emperors and Popes, we are at the cusp of the old year and the new. In many senses it’s more meaningful to mark the winter solstice, and yet here we are. We are steeped in the culture that made us and so naturally tonight feels significant.
As well as celebration the New Ye…[Read more]
Wonderful first day of our Bodhi gathering. Great talks from Dharmavidya and Susthama. Lots of practice and fellowship. Looking forward to the rest of the week.
Satya, Caroline, Dayamay Modgala and Padma are joining the climate crisis demonstrations in London over the next two weeks. Why is is so important?
Many of you will know already, but I wanted to share this news report from the news at ten last night. Very sympathetic to the cause, and clear on the climate science.