A Brutal Year Ends as Extinction Rebellion Rise
In this intensely personal piece, Thanissara reflects on the events of 2018 and the unprecedented challenges to humanity they represent. She invites us to perceive their deep roots in the domination mindset and how we can, out of sheer necessity, respond with a fierce clarity of heart.
Report from Standing Rock
"What one is bequeathed through the gift of Standing Rock is a clarified, strong, heart, burning with a light of commitment and hope in the face of incalculable odds."
Dharma teacher and activist Thanissara urges us to move "beyond a personal introversion and quietism" and apply the Buddha's radical teachings to the catastrophe of climate change and its underlying causes.
Affirming Pope Francis' Message to the World
People of faith around the world are joining with Pope Francis in his message to all people of the world: the time to act swiftly and decisively on climate change is now.
A San Francisco Insight Sangha Insight News Interview with Thanissara
With the People's Climate March just three weeks away, Dharma teacher Thanissara suggests that the Buddhist perspective has much to contribute to this activist moment.