"The sacred feminine" is a convenient term, yet "all distinctions are transcended in our own minds and hearts." We may draw on the “collaborative energy of the feminine," to transform our current environmental crisis.
"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.
"We need to recognize that what society presents as real is more like a lie and take another way" Earlier this summer, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa spoke frankly on renunciation, contentment and the climate crisis.
All views are poetic. All understandings of reality, including "Nature," are interpretive. In this article, Gaia House teacher, Rob Burbea, explores how Western culture's views of "Nature" contribute to ecological crises and our opportunity to move beyond those limitations.
According to Shambhala tradition "windhorse" is the self-existing energy of basic goodness in action. Marty Janowitz's final article in this three-part series explores the practice and benefits of "raising windhorse," the Path of engagement.