One Earth Sangha

Articles on interdependence

Giving Radically
The foundational Buddhist principle of dana, or generosity, poses a profound challenge to our separative, extractive relationship with Earth. What forms of ecological, economic, and social renewal might be possible if we see through the delusion of endless acquisition?
Alan Senauke in conversation with Kristin Barker
What does our practice ask of us as we bear witness to escalating loss? In this conversation from 2017, Kristin Barker spoke to Berkeley Zen Center abbot Hozan Alan Senauke about social Dharma and collective transformation.
A Poem in Honor of Endangered Species Day
If our winged, scaled, and shelled relatives could speak with us, what might they say? On Endangered Species Day, our guiding teacher Mark Coleman shares this original poem.
Buddhist Perspectives on the Natural World
Is liberation to be found in perfect transcendence of the world, or in radical embeddedness within it? Buddhist scholar Karin Meyers explores a range of Dharma perspectives on our relationship with Earth.