Amida Trust

Amida Trust

Name: Amida Trust
Address: 12 Coventry Rd, Narborough, LE19 2GR
Website: www.amidatrust.com
Contact: Susthama Kim
Email: susthama@amidatrust.com
Phone: 01162 867476
Affiliation: Pure Land Buddhism
Purpose of Community: To foster and promote Buddhism.
Facilities: Full board, Wi-fi, Library, Garden.
Access: Vegetarian diet, no smoking in the house, no alcohol on the premises.
Requirements: To be respectful that this is a religious community.
Practical Tips: The house is big and old so bring warm clothing, and also your own laptop to access the internet.
Suitability: Primary schools/Secondary schools/University students
Further Reading: Who Loves Dies Well by David Brazier

The Other Buddhism by Caroline BrazierAlso, on Pure Land and ‘socially engaged’ Buddhism:

Interpreting Amida: History and Orientalism in the Study of Pure Land Buddhism
Amstutz, G. (1997) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press

Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World
Hirota, D. (2000) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press

Socially Engaged Buddhism
King, S.B. (2009) Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press

Engaged Buddhism in the West
Queen, C.S. (1999) Boston: Wisdom Publications

Public Liability Insurance: Yes