Session Eight

In the closing session, we’ll how the process of letting go, going deep and reforming ourselves can become a regular part of our practice. We’ll also look at how we can create sacred and nourishing spaces in our Sanghas that support authentic investigation and diverse forms of engagement. We might take our own EcoSattva Vows together and discover how connections we’ve made here can go forward.

Session Seven

Equipped with a deeply rooted sense of our belonging and calling, we turn outward. In earlier sessions, we opened up some of the habitual but limited ways that we engage with others around social transformation. Now we’ll look at what does work supported by research and our own honed wisdom. We’ll clarify in particular our agency in relationships (implicit and explicit) and groups (social norming) as well as what sabotages that agency.

Session Six

Continuing in the relational spiritual task, attunement with the unknown, we’ll open further to so much more than the conventional holding of that truth. We’ll welcome whatever arises, from nothing to mystical everything.

Session Five

To be thoroughly aware of the dramatic changes underway and to set ourselves up to be authentically helpful is to learn to stay with profound uncertainty. This session takes on that spiritual task.

Session Four

Having opened up internally and individually, we rise to the collective and historical, understanding how objectification accumulates over time in the form of dominant institutions, how delusion is codified and how domination spreads that delusion. Participants are invited to explore, with compassionate accountability, how the dominant cultural body conquers, colonizes, and exploits not only Earth and other peoples but its own members. This is where we let it all in, the full catastrophe.

Group Closed

Thank you for your interest in joining the EcoSattva Training! Unfortunately, the group you are trying to join is at full capacity, and it has been closed at the request of the group facilitator. We invite you to explore our directory for a list of other groups open to new members. Alternatively, you could create […]

Session Three

Our ultimate goal is transformation at depth but we can’t get there unless we recognize ourselves with compassion. We need to understand how it is we found ourselves in this astonishing situation. In a process that involves not just mind, but heart and body, we are looking back, remembering both for ourselves and our people the causes and conditions that led us here. With great care and attention, we begin to untangle the tangle.

Session Two

In this second session, we will especially make space for difficult emotions, such as fear, grief, and rage. We can investigate the narratives that support these emotions and how they might be loosened, meeting our habitual defensive responses not only with kindness but with clarity, courage, and determination.

Course Resources

This page contains all sessions and other resources for the EcoSattva Training.

EcoSattva Training – Live Monthly Gatherings

We are so glad that you are a part of the EcoSattva Training. In addition to the wisdom teachings on offer, we invite you to connect with the worldwide community of practitioners taking part in the training. No matter where you are in the training, we hope you’ll join us for our monthly online gatherings. To […]