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.
As the old paradigm of endless growth, extraction, and exploitation proves increasingly unable to sustain its contradictions, Thanissara invites us to step fearlessly into the radical, collective transformation that is already underway.
Throughout the pandemic, the slaughterhouse has been a hotbed of virus transmission among its workers. But our compassion can't stop there. We are called to confront and remedy the horrific treatment of animals raised to feed us.