Plum Village Monastics in Conversation with Bill McKibben

The renowned environmental activist talks with members of Thích Nhất Hạnh’s Plum Village about why we need to abandon Western hyper-individualism and consumer culture and learn to live more simply in community.

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Why Bodhisattvas Need to Disrupt the Status Quo

A scientist and Zen activist illuminates the systems of economic and social oppression at the root of the climate crisis and challenges us to stand up and say no to them.

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The Spiritual Ecology of Tibetan Nomads: A Photo Essay

Through Diane Barker’s eyes, we get a view of Tibet’s indigenous “people of the solitudes” even as their sacred land undergoes rapid change.

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Extending Our EcoSattva Roots

For many of us in 2018, to track the state of equity, justice, and ecological health has been to feel a trembling resonance with collective suffering. We share here our reflections on 2018 and our ideas for EcoSattva practice in 2019 and beyond.

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A Living Prayer

“What one is bequeathed through the gift of Standing Rock is a clarified, strong, heart, burning with a light of commitment and hope in the face of incalculable odds.”

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Supporting Mindful Presence at Standing Rock

Join us in supporting a mindfulness/Buddhist contingent to be present, to bear witness, to be counted, to be in direct solidarity with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock.

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Stand with Standing Rock

The protectors at Standing Rock are not only challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline project but the fundamental logic of placing private profits over people and planet. Will you stand with Standing Rock?

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Buddhism and the Sacred Feminine: An Interview with Thanissara – Part 2

“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.

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Buddhism and the Sacred Feminine: An Interview with Thanissara – Part 1

“A direct knowing of our inter-connection initiates us into the sacred feminine.” Thanissara explores how the sacred feminine is linked to the dharma and how, through body-focused practices, it can provide one channel for our earth-caring efforts to affect climate change.

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Join us in Affirming the Sacred Together

Faith traditions the world over are generating events on June 12 to inspire protection of sacred Earth. Join fellow mindfulness practitioners at noon US Eastern for a live webinar featuring Jayna Geiber from the Order of Interbeing.

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Climate Change as a Moral Call to Social Transformation

In advance of the UN climate negotiations, the renowned Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi argues that climate change demands of us a re-imagining of social systems and a new paradigm of the good life.

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I am the Tar Sands

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.

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“Praised Be!” – 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.

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Inspiration from the People’s Climate March

Sights and sounds from the global People’s Climate March on Sunday, 21 September, 2014

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A Call to Restore the Sacred Balance

Members of One Earth Sangha joined events in New York City and around the world for the People’s Climate March. Buddhist teacher and climate activist, Thanissara, gives her first hand account of this moment of global compassion in action.

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What Would Love Do?

In the face of deforestation and cultural annihilation, the Dayak Benuaq of Borneo are engaged in an ancient ceremony that confronts violence and threat with the power of a peaceful, non-dualistic view. Dharma teacher Jane Brunette invites us into solidarity with indigenous guardians of Earth’s eastern lung.

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The Heart Of The Bitter Almond Hedge Sutra

Inspired by the traditional Buddhist text of the Heart Sutra, renowned Dharma teacher Thanissara offers this new and epic poem about the origins and consequences of disconnection and our collective journey home.

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Touch the Earth in January/February

Reflections and activities from the Touch the Earth Sangha in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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