An economic growth paradigm that produces endless consumerism and waste can only end in ruined lives and a ruined planet. Ajahn Sucitto contends that a life lived more simply can lead not only to personal satisfaction, but to surprising systemic change.
One of our treasured teachers and elders, Joanna Macy, guides us in considering how cultivation of resilience, relinquishment, restoration, and reconciliation can help us find a way through the civilizational collapse we see all around us.
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.
Workers in any industry ought not be forced to choose between physical and financial health. And within the meat-packing industry, what of the brutal cost to animals of returning this sector to "normal"? Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi examines the layers of perverted value in a recent Trump Administration decision.
Mental suffering caused by the climate crisis—or the coronavirus pandemic—calls on us to offer kindness and company. In this article, Kaira Jewel Lingo invites us to transmute the otherwise unbearable.
The devastation wrought by the wildfires shook one of the fundamental practices of some Australian Buddhists. An Australian Buddhist chaplain answers their question: “How can I meditate when the world literally burns around me?”