Ancestors’ Altar

This is a space to commemorate our loved ones who have departed from this world. 

We are very blessed to have had three bodhisattvas in the Order of Amida Buddha who dedicated their lives to help enrich the lives of others.

If you scroll down you will see relatives, friends, and teachers who have been important to Order members and who have died.  

Rev Amita Amrita Linda Dhammika (1957 – 2007) 
The Rev Linda Amrita Dhammika, who has died aged 50 from an asthma attack, spent her life working for the destitute, the sick, and for animals, principally in Africa
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Rev Amita Suvidya Gautam (1960 – 28 April 2021) 

Suvidya was a kind and caring father, husband and disciple of Amida Buddha. His sincerity and faith in the nembutsu inspired many people in his community in Delhi. Read more…

Sundari Gina Clayton (20 January 1955 – 31 May 2021)

Sundari engaged with life on many levels. She had a brilliant mind but was led and guided by her heart. She specialised in the area of Asylum Law and work tirelessly to create a Pure Land in our midst. Read more…

Here are a couple of blog tributes to Sundari. They are both a wonderful heart felt expression of who she is.

FROM KUSUMA:  ‘Just over a week ago I heard the sad news that my Dharma Sister Sundari Gina Clayton had passed away. How do I even begin to tell you about this incredible woman, she was a shining example of compassion to us all. Let me tell you my memories of her in the hope you will receive some of the light of her life in your own.’ Read more…

FROM THE REFUGEE ACTION FAMILY: ‘The Refugee Action family was very saddened to hear the news this month of Gina Clayton’s passing. Such news has come at a time when people like Gina are needed the most in our sector and in our world, in both the context of her work in immigration but also as a wonderful human.’ Read more.