This is an online retreat for west coast U.S. and Canada sanghas (and friends).

“I am because we are” is a traditional saying from the African Ubuntu tradition invoking the truth of interconnectedness and the promise of beloved community.

Our dharma practice provides a crucible where we hold the tension between our ideals and what is happening now, which sometimes feels very far from our ideals.

How do we show up for ourselves and others with an attitude of openness and curiosity, willing to see clearly the parts of us that are both longing for freedom and those still in the shadows, confused, or actively resisting change?