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Roshi Joan Halifax at the Sakyadhita Spain Symposium 2020
Roshi Joan Halifax emphasizes the transformative role of unbiased compassion in responding to suffering, including ecological crisis.
Ecodharma pioneer David Loy identifies the essential dharma teachings that can support practitioners in robust and sustainable collective action.
A Cosmic Nudge to Reimagine Ourselves
The natural and social systems that sustain us are losing their stability, observes Joanna Macy. This state of bardo, or transition, can be painful and frightening—but if we face the reality of collapse and cultivate inner stability, we can find the courage to faithfully serve all that we love.
Tibetan Rinpoche Anam Thubten analyzes the gap between climate crisis awareness and action and then urges us to leave our comfort zones, embrace the Boddhisattva ideal, and close the gap.
Climate science predicts that as temperatures rise, atmospheric stability falters. So with our politics and even sense of person steadiness, Thanissara, invites us to discover the touchstone that can see us through.
What does it mean to follow the path of spiritual warriorship or to be an ecosattva? The leadership council of the Shambhala Community has issued a statement exploring the role of the spiritual warrior that resonates for all Buddhist traditions.
According to Shambhala tradition "windhorse" is the self-existing energy of basic goodness in action. Marty Janowitz's final article in this three-part series explores the practice and benefits of "raising windhorse," the Path of engagement.
Marty Janowitz continues his exploration of the Dharma of climate change. He suggests that we cannot substantively work to alter the societal paradigm if we are not simultaneously altering our own internal paradigm.
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."
The entire system of life around us is acting on the truth of climate change, even sooner than watchful scientists expected. Now it’s our turn.