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Instead of merely giving up something valuable, renunciation chooses the more valuable.

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.

Announcing a new offering for 2024:

Provocations and Possibilities for Practitioners

How does the Dharma call us to respond to our ecological reality? Kristin Barker and Adam Lobel lead this in-person retreat for practitioners who wish to discover and develop their own EcoDharma.

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.”

Registration is now open for groups and individuals.

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

Events from Our Networks

Offered by Gil Fronsdal, Kaira Jewel Lingo, Susie Harrington, Ram Appalaraju, and Kirsten Rudestam

Online
This program offers basic Buddhist training in the wisdom and skill needed to be a Buddhist Environmental Chaplain. The program includes online and residential retreats.

Exploring Buddhist perspectives in The Work That Reconnects

Online
An online conversation and experiential exploration with Inna Alex and Br. Tenzin (Dr. Alex Anderson).

A Community Program on Palestine/Israel (Session 1 of 3)

Online
Join Ronya Banks and Donald Rothberg for a series of three online programs designed to support you and other members of our greater sangha in responding to the crisis in Israel/Palestine with greater empathy, care, and grounding in our teachings and practices.

BIPOC Practice Series with Lama Rod Owens

Online
Join Lama Rod at the intersection of multiple traditions, including Tantric Buddhism and indigenous shamanic ritual, which can support your protection, heart-opening, and grief work as you surrender to the care of the ancestors.

Campaigns for Action

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Regenerative Solutions for the Living Earth Community

Regeneration Nexus is a database of ecological solutions that aim to nourish and regenerate broader systems within the living Earth community while reducing warming.

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

— Woman Stands Shining (Pat McCabe)

Featured Action Organizations

  • Braver Angels is a volunteer-led grassroots effort that aims to address and heal America’s political divide and strengthen the democratic republic by helping to ignite and shape a Civic Renewal Movement.
  • Project Drawdown’s mission is to help the world stop climate change – as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible. They do that through advancing effective, science-based climate solutions and strategies, fostering climate leadership and promoting new climate narratives.
  • The Decolonizing Wealth Project aims to collectively move us all from disparities to equity. Through their initiatives, Decolonizing Wealth also aims to help funders give equitably, exercising the value of reciprocity.

Explore Buddhist and Interfaith Organizations

 

“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 Calls to Action

As the humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens, urge your government, especially if you are in the United States, to insist on an immediate ceasefire. If you are in Canada, call for an immediate arms embargo and send a letter supporting the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) work. You can also support Support Standing Together, Combatants for Peace, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), all grassroots movements mobilizing for peace, equality, and justice.
  • Learn more about the environmental implications of war and conflict, and check out Sacred Justice Coalition latest offering Gaza Calling for a Dharma Response’ – a zine offered in collaboration with an international coalition of Dharma Teachers, Leaders, and Sangha Members. You can join their mailing list to receive updates.
  • United Nations World Oceans Day is happening on 8 June 2024. Join the virtual livestream celebration on 7 June 2024, amplify the annual campaign with the official Marketing Toolkit, and explore other global events.
  • US: Water diversions and climate change are pushing Great Salt Lake and other salty lakes in the U.S. West toward ecological collapse. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect Wilson’s phalaropes and their habitat.
  • Canada: Tell your MP and responsible ministers to enact a mandatory 1,000 metre vessel buffer for endangered Southern Resident killer whales, reducing the effects of vessel noise and disturbance on these marine mammals.
  • UK: Join Restore Nature Now’s rally and march on June 22 – a celebration of British nature and a protest calling for urgent political action on the nature and climate emergencies. Support their work and/or volunteer as a steward for the march.
  • See all action opportunities.