Articles on 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.
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.
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.
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
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.”