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.
An Earth Meditation
Can we face the truth of the way human beings are altering the Earth without making enemies? Nomi Green invites us to viscerally experience the perspectives of the many beings connected to the tar sands in northern Alberta, Canada.
Buddhism and Climate Change
Vipassana Dharma Teacher James Baraz, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California and one of the guiding teachers here at One Earth Sangha, invites us to engage in climate action as "joyful responsibility."
Caring for Our Common Home, Our True Body
Soto Zen priest Hozan Alan Senauke is calling for the development of a "Social Dharma" that would galvanize a global community response committed to maximizing justice and safety for all beings in the context of ecological crisis.
A View on Global Climate Policy
All around us, all the time, change happens. But some moments feel bigger than others. 2015 is shaping up to be filled with those kinds of moments. One Earth Sangha's Lou Leonard offers an update on the big changes underway, as well as how the Dharma helps him stay balanced through it all.
One of the most useful contributions Buddhism can offer social action is the quality of equanimity. Yet indifference can masquerade as equanimity, providing a kind of "spiritual bypass" that whisks us away from the difficult encounter. How can we know true equanimity wherein we retain our connection to ourselves and the world?
Kootenay Shambhala Joins the Global Climate Chorus
The Kootenay Shambhala sangha joins the Global Climate Chorus on Sunday, June 28, at noon local time as a proclamation of belief in the basic goodness – buddhanature – of our selves and of society.
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.