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Loving this Earth: Daylong at Spirit Rock

Engaging Mindfully in the Healing of Our World

In conjunction with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, on Saturday, September 15 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (US Pacific time), Spirit Rock Meditation Center and One Earth Sangha will host an exploration of the power of mindful presence to meet global ecological crises with active compassion. This special day of inspired teaching, music and conversation will feature Julia Butterfly Hill, Dawn MauricioJack Kornfield, Joanna Macy, Anam ThubtenVerlinda Montoya, James Baraz, Naomi Newman and more.

This event will be live-streamed so we encourage you to gather with others in your community to join all day or the sessions that work with your schedule.

News Flash!

We’re delighted to report that we’ll be joined by Christiana Figueres, the architect of the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement and co-coordinator with Governor Jerry Brown of the Global Climate Action Summit. Christiana is a practitioner in the Plum Village tradition and has spoken publicly about the role that her teacher, Thích Nhất Hạnh, and her practice played in supporting the forging of the Paris accords. The program will feature Christiana in conversation with Spirit Rock founder, Jack Kornfield, and One Earth Sangha co-founder, Lou Leonard.

Teachers and Leaders

  • Verlinda Montoya Mato Winyan 
  • James Baraz
  • Anam Thubten
  • Naomi Newman
  • Joanna Macy 
  • Dawn Mauricio
  • Belvie Rooks
  • Ayla Nereo
  • Christiana Figueres (in conversation with  Jack Kornfield, Moderated by Lou Leonard)
  • Kristin Barker and Lou Leonard, One Earth Sangha
  • Julia Butterfly Hill
  • Jack Kornfield

Live the Change

This event is part of One Earth Sangha’s collaboration with partners in the faith traditions to bring fully embodied and spiritual grounded, response to ecological crises. Learn more about Living the Change here.

Join Us on September 15th

Whether you’re brand new to meditation or sitting at the precipice of enlightenment, we hope you’ll join us for this unique opportunity to meet this historic moment with a wise and responsive heart.

In a spirit of dana or generosity, all donations will be shared between One Earth Sangha and a Spirit Rock green project for honoring the land. Advanced registration and car-pooling is required.