• Love Letter to New Activists

    Following the People’s Climate Mobilization, we might ask “was that effective?” or “what next?” In her warm and wise letter to new activists, long-time engaged environmentalist, Sarah Vekasi, addresses the importance of a mindful approach to becoming and staying engaged.

  • Green Vesak: Ebullience and Emergence

    On the annual occasion of Vesak, Amelia Willaims uses poetry to explore our relationship with nature and our own Buddha nature.

  • Changing Directions

    “On April 29th …I will be marching not only on behalf of people here in the U.S. but on behalf of people all around the world… especially those whose voices will never reach our leaders.” Join Bhikkhu Bodhi and hundreds of ecosattvas at the People’s Climate Mobilization. Here’s why this mobilization is crucial.

  • The Path of the Spiritual Warriorship

    What does it mean to follow the path of spiritual warriorship or to be an ecosattva? The leadership council of the Shambhala Community has issued a statement exploring the role of the spiritual warrior that resonates for all Buddhist traditions.

  • Beyond “Small is Beautiful:” Buddhism and the Economics of Climate Change

    If economies have no essential nature, could one path forward into our climate change reality be a kind of softening—to accept the economy as a koan that helps us focus on what is right in front of us right now.