Sensing with a Tree

A hurricane-ravaged landscape offers inspiration and a lesson on resilience to a photographer and student of the dharma.

Go Deeper

No Time to Lose: Listening to Young Voices

Young people are voicing grief about the loss of their world—and organizing to stop it. Kirsten Rudestam, a young dharma teacher herself, asks us to heed their calls.

Go Deeper

Eco-Chaplaincy – In Service to a Suffering World

“The growing field of eco-chaplaincy reflects the increasing awareness that our care and attention must extend beyond the human.” The directors of a new Buddhist Eco-Chaplaincy Training Program at the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies aspire to cultivate the chaplains who bring compassionate response to all of nature.

Go Deeper

Befriending Eco-Anxiety (Part Two: Practices)

Kaira Jewel Lingo offers a set of practices to help us cultivate individual calm and support community connection, and encourages us not to give up on our collective capacity to effect social change.

Go Deeper

Confronting Whiteness and Privilege in Eco-Dharma

Eco-Dharma…must confront whiteness and privilege in order to “create earnest inter-dependent communities that understand that different people have different privilege and abilities,” and seek to act on that understanding.

Go Deeper

Thriving Like Gorse: The Ulex Project

The new Ulex Project is one of three strands of training offered by the EcoDharma Centre — training to thrive in, and bring healing to, damaged terrain.

Go Deeper

When the Tree Stops Bearing Fruit

Buddhism emphasizes that our individual actions affect the world around us, and it follows that caring for the natural world begins with each of us.

Go Deeper

Contemplative Environmental Practice: Retreat for Academicians and Activists

One of the emerging voices in EcoDharm, Kritee Kanko, wants you to join her this summer in the high dessert for contemplation practice and an exploration of appropriate response.

Go Deeper

Awakening to Our Nature, in Nature

What can an immersion in the wild reveal? David Loy and Johann Robbins offer their perspective on a powerful avenue for investigating the nature of mind.

Go Deeper

Sitting Through the Night for Trees

Meditators in Devon, Brighton, Bristol, Cornwall, London and Milton Keynes, all sat together in solidarity for a very special night of practice and dedications, raising money for Tree Aid, an environmental charity working with local communities in Africa.

Go Deeper

Aloka Vihara Honors Earth Care Week

Aloka Vihara nuns with Saranaloka board president, 2013

In observance of the first annual Earth Care Week, the Aloka Vihara community in San Francisco, California, USA has put together a beautiful itinerary, open to the public.

Go Deeper