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EcoDharma
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As racial justice protests swell, compounding the COVID-19 crisis that can already feel overwhelming, the Dharma continues to offer perspectives and practices to help us navigate these samsaric waters.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

No Time to Lose

How do we navigate the intersecting griefs of personal loss and centuries of systemic racial oppression? Belvie Rooks's journey toward healing shines a powerful light amid the darkness of state violence and ecological destruction.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
Recent events of racial violence by state actors reveal but one aspect of the tendency towards domination that is latent in our culture. Our work to end ecological devastation then necessarily includes the eradication of the persistent, shape-shifting, and devastating pattern of white supremacy, starting with our own minds.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

In Service to a Suffering World

"The growing field of eco-chaplaincy reflects the increasing awareness that our care and attention must extend beyond the human.” The directors of a new Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Training Program at the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies aspire to cultivate the chaplains who bring compassionate response to all of nature.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
Workers in any industry ought not be forced to choose between physical and financial health. And within the meat-packing industry, what of the brutal cost to animals of returning this sector to "normal"? Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi examines the layers of perverted value in a recent Trump Administration decision.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
How historic is this current moment of disruption? Will we forever talk about life BCV and ACV—before corona virus and after corona virus? And what does it teach us about climate change?
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
Mental suffering caused by the climate crisis—or the coronavirus pandemic—calls on us to offer kindness and company. In this article, Kaira Jewel Lingo invites us to transmute the otherwise unbearable.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
In observance of Earth Day's 50th anniversary, the Parliament of World Religions hosted a conversation featuring Buddhist and Catholic scholars exploring critical questions about spirituality, suffering, and what it means to be human in the age of climate crisis.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

Our Breath, Our Life, Our World

On the occasion of Earth Day, we offer this reminder to keep our practice simple. Loving-presence has the power to transform our relationship to even the most difficult conditions
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
With pervasive uncertainty and heightened fear surrounding COVID-19, Roshi Joan Halifax’s reflections on the occasion of her climate protest offer useful wisdom: “this situation was the perfect time and place to practice.”