1. An Amida-shu member accepts the framework of spiritual teachings set out in Chapter One of Provisions, particularly, the trikaya nature of Buddha, the bombu nature of the adherent, and nembutsu as primary spiritual practice.
2. An Amida-shu member says the nembutsu often and holds it dear.
3. An Amida-shu member is a disciple of the head of the Amida Order.
4. An Amida-shu member is likely to have one or more mentors who are Order members other than the head of the Order.
5. An Amida-shu member is an active member of a local Amida-shu group or congregation or, if there is no such within reach, functions as a local representative of Amida-shu individually until such time as other practitioners appear in the area.
6. An Amida-shu member makes regular financial contribution to the sangha of a small proportion of his or her income..
7. An Amida-shu member contributes to the life of the Amida-shu sangha by
(a). co-operating with other members in commonly agreed activities that spread the word and do good work.
(b). contributing to consultations about the life and future of this communion
(c). participating in services and ceremonies in his/her area
8. An Amida-shu member supports, or at least does not oppose, the social platform of Amida-shu as set out in the Appendix to Provisions
9. An Amida-shu member seeks teachings and goes on retreat from time to time.
10. An Amida-shu member values the Dharma, encourages others to follow it when they are open to it and protects it from those who are not open. He or she is welcoming to new sangha members and facilitates those who wish to become involved.