Drawing on her expertise as a meditation teacher and diversity consultant, Ruth King helps readers of all backgrounds examine with fresh eyes the complexity of racial identity and the dynamics of oppression.
New to XR Buddhists? This Welcome meeting is an opportunity to find out about XR Buddhist, to hear two experienced campaigners reflecting on their time in the group, and see some photos of the highlights.
In this seven-week course we will integrate the relational meditation practice of Insight Dialogue with the work of environmental activist and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy, to cultivate the inner resources necessary to courageously and creatively meet the enormous challenges of our times.
A launch of the book, ‘Faith Voices for Ecocide Law’
February 8, 2023
Centre for Applied Buddhism
A discussion on the need for the implementation of an Ecocide Law from different faith perspectives with contributors Jamie Cresswell (UK) and Appolinaire Oussou Liio (Tolinour, Benin) and activist Hanna Soldal (Sweden) and activist and publisher of the book, Pella Thiel (Sweden) facilitated by Dr. Michele Lamb.
A Monthly Online Gathering with Rev. Jessica Monshin McKimmie
February 16, 2023
Upaya Institute and Zen Center
Together we will hold space for loved ones who have died in the past month, observe death anniversaries, and honor other types of grief such as societal or environmental traumas, divorces and break-ups, loss of a pet, loss of job or identity, loss of ability, or other major life changes where grief may occur.
Join author and professor Jeanine Canty and faculty host Jason Appt as they discuss Jeanine’s latest book, Returning the Self to Nature, examine the environmental impact of collective narcissism, and explore reconnection to the natural world as a social and planetary healing modality.
Join Rebecca Henderson, Harvard University economics professor, and Jonathan F.P. Rose, as they discuss the failings of modern capitalism and how businesses imbued with a sense of purpose create more sustainable, ethical economies powered by motivated and dignified personnel.
We gather to honour and celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month (UK, Ireland) and Black History Month (NA) by shining a mindful light on patriarchy, its impact on Buddhism and especially, on our Queer, Trans and Non-Binary BIPOC/Global Majority family. In the spirit of collective growth and healing towards inclusion this event is open to all - all identities, cultures and ethnicities are welcome!
In a series of monthly conversations, Dharma Dialogues will seek to cultivate “wise relationship with our own experience” (Magee, Rhonda V., “The Dharma of Racial Justice”) through storytelling and deep listening around issues of race and the intersecting oppressions of gender, class, sexual orientation, and ability.
Engaging Sudden and Gradual Paths in the Contemporary World
February 28, 2023
— April 4, 2023
Join Gaylon Ferguson and Adam Lobel for an in-depth exploration of diverse paths to freedom. Our inquiry will set forth from our contemporary context, including our socio-political and ecological conditions. Freedom refers not only to individual, but also collective liberation.