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Our actions for the world are prayers: implicitly relevant, meaningful, and impermanent.

Go Deeper
Welcome to One Earth Sangha, a virtual EcoDharma center supporting a global community in the Path of Engaged Practice.

As ten thousand years of climate stability is ending, the call to develop inner stability has never been more clear.

Updated for 2023/2024

The EcoSattva Training

Join us in a Course to Cultivate Wisdom, Connection, and Compassionate Action

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A Brave and Tender Reckoning

“For anyone who’s yearning for a way to meet the often agonizing challenges of this time with a clear mind, a steady heart, a resilient body and a ferocious spirit, One Earth Sangha’s EcoSattva Training is a beautifully-designed and meticulously-crafted container.”

Group registration is now open for the 2023-24 season of the EcoSattva Training.

The Path of Engaged Practice is itself made sustainable by compassion, commitment and community.

Featured Online Course

from Our Networks

Climate, Justice, Nonviolence and Regenerative social change
Can we take the inconvenient and risky actions necessary to minimize suffering? How might taking such actions become more normal, healing, holistic, and beautiful? Can they authentically express our deepest spiritual truths?

Led by Boundless in Motion and hosted by One Earth Sangha, this course begins May 15. Applications open now.

Events

from our Networks

Buddha Dharma for These Times
Online
Join Nicola Redfern and Rosalie Dores for this series of three Insight Dialogue workshops which can be taken as a deepening sequence, or they can stand alone. 1) I See You Mara: Making the Invisible Visible; 2) The Ecological ‘Self’; 3) A Moral Reckoning

Statements

from Leaders and Practitioners

There is a way to be a human being
that causes all life to thrive.

— Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)

Campaigns for Action

“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” -Angela Davis

 

Featured Action Organizations

  • The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to relieve the suffering of those in need while creating a better world for all through compassion, love, and hope. They serve survivors of disasters and those who fall below the poverty line, providing cash cards, essential supplies, and more while striving to build a better world for all. Currently they are providing aid to Maui and are matching donations made for relief up to $1 Million.
  • KAHEA is a community-based organization working to improve the quality of life for Hawai`i’s people and future generations through the revitalization and protection of Hawai`i’s unique natural and cultural resources. They advocate for the proper stewardship of our resources and for social responsibility by promoting cultural understanding and environmental justice. They are cultural activists and practitioners, environmental activists, and people interested in social justice who focus on issues that impact cultural rights and the land. Together, they envision a truly just and sustainable Hawai`i in a world where people, culture and native ecosystems survive and thrive.
  • Maui Huliau Foundation is an environmental education non-profit working to promote environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth through unique community-based educational experiences.  Founded in 2010, Maui Huliau Foundation works with Maui youths ages 12-18 to inspire active and educated stewardship. Through a blend of student-based environmental programs, Maui Huliau seeks to empower the voices of Maui’s youth in an effort to educate Maui residents and visitors about how they can help protect Maui’s precious environment. Their website also features resources for teachers on teaching environmental literacy. An exciting place to start: their YouTube page features over 100 student films made in their environmental filmmaking club over the last decade.

Featured Calls to Action

Upcoming

Global

  • Read this article from WRI experts detailing the dynamic between heat and cities and advocate for their cool infrastructure solutions in your local and national governments.
  • Read about and advocate for these five shifts that industry can make to decarbonize.

United States

Canada

  • Join the #History4Reconciliation Campaign – from July 1st to September 30th. A series of over 20 short videos will be posted periodically to raise awareness of important moments in history that are essential to understand the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. The goal is to encourage people across Turtle Island to reflect on our history and take action in a variety of ways.
  • September 15th is Canada’s Fridays for Future. Check out their resources for amplification, the map of planned actions to join, or plan and register your own event.
  • Tell the BC government to keep fracked gas in the ground.
  • Tell the Prime Minister to fulfill his pledge to establish the Canada Water Agency and ensure it has the power and resources to be effective.
  • In Alberta, Call your MLA and ask them to walk back their decision to halt approvals for critical new renewable electricity generation projects.

Ongoing Opportunities & Action Resources

Stories of Engagement

Buddhist Monastics Practice Forest Protection
Moved by intimate awareness of dependent co-arising, monastics in Southeast Asia have become leaders in protecting their local environment.