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    A Living Prayer

    “Commitment and hope in the face of incalculable odds.” On Sunday December 4th we learned that prayerful, peaceful efforts at Standing Rock have achieved a first goal. Now we take a breath, offer gratitude, and prepare the next round of compassionate alliance with Water Protectors and mother earth.

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    Supporting Mindful Presence at Standing Rock

    Join us in supporting a mindfulness/Buddhist contingent to be present, to bear witness, to be counted, to be in direct solidarity with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock.

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    Practices for Challenging Times

    Amidst the still-shaking landscape after the US Presidential election, we might be searching for elusive solid ground. How might we cultivate a true steadiness without running the risk of indifference to suffering?

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    Steady at the Face of the Inferno

    Donald Trump will soon hold significant power in the US and indeed around the world and for many of us, that is truly ominous. But his is only a certain kind of power and, from the perspective of the Dharma, not the most important.

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    Stand with Standing Rock

    The protectors at Standing Rock are not only challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline project but the fundamental logic of placing private profits over people and planet. Will you stand with Standing Rock?

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    Buddhism and the Sacred Feminine: An Interview with Thanissara – Part 2

    “The sacred feminine” is a convenient term, yet “all distinctions are transcended in our own minds and hearts.” Thanissara suggests ways we may draw on the “collaborative energy of the feminine,” in seeking to transform our current environmental crisis.

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    Buddhism and the Sacred Feminine: An Interview with Thanissara – Part 1

    “A direct knowing of our inter-connection initiates us into the sacred feminine.” Thanissara explores how the sacred feminine is linked to the dharma and how, through body-focused practices, it can provide one channel for our earth-caring efforts to affect climate change.

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    EcoSattva Training 2016

    Registration is now open. Gather your sangha this fall on a journey to face climate change with wisdom and compassion. Course begins Oct 16 with a live session featuring Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi. Join us!