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EcoDharma
EcoDharma

EcoDharma Beacon

The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies is one of many land-based centers embracing EcoDharma not only in their programming but in caring for land and complex histories.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
On the occasion of Vesak we are invited to contemplate whether the real world objects emblematic of our tradition are aligned with its teachings.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

A Story of Local Community

A Seattle-based group is coming together to cultivate wisdom, compassion and energy for action.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

A Community Renounces Fossil Fuels

With its recent installation of an emissions-free heating system, Zen Mountain Monastery is one step closer to its goal of phasing out fossil fuel use by 2030.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

Reflections on an Eco-Advisory Retreat for Dharma Leaders

In March 2023, 21 EcoDharma practitioners gathered to connect, practice, and exchange ideas on nourishing the Buddhist response to ecological crises. David Loy shares some of the insights and vital questions that emerged.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

A Conversation with Kritee Kanko

In this wide-ranging conversation, Kritee Kanko speaks to the power of Dharma practice to help us care for ourselves amidst ecological breakdown, clearly see the spiritual and political roots of our planetary crisis, and act in solidarity with our communities.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
On the 1-year anniversary of Thích Nhất Hạnh's passing, we share his invitation to see the entire world as our Sangha body.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

Buddhist Nuns in Ladakh Fight Climate Change

An alliance of Tibetan Buddhist nuns is responding to ecological breakdown with medical, environmental, and spiritual care.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma

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.
EcoDharma
EcoDharma
In northeastern Nepal, a destabilizing climate brings escalating uncertainty, economic hardship, and local tensions.