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.
Skillfully blending compassion and dispassion, Bhikkhu Anālayo explores early Buddhist texts to discover the fundamental role for mindfulness in meeting even the suffering of global climate crisis in this first of a two-part series.
"The Bodhisattva precepts extend from the idea that bodhicitta, or wise compassion, is the ground of ethical action and speech. We too can ground our activism, social engagement, and resistance in wise compassion." Lama Willa Miller offers five practices that can help us face the immense challenge of climate disruption and ecological crises in general.
"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.