Lama Willa Miller offers five meditations to help accept the truth of climate change, laying the ground for a skillful response.
These short verses bring awareness, peace, and joy to simple activities, and remind us that Earth provides us with precious gifts every day.
Buddhists, says David Loy, have often been slow to open their eyes to the problem of climate change. He examines key teachings to understand why.
“Grief is how we love in the face of loss,” wrote Joan Sutherland in the Fall 2019 issue of Buddhadharma. Now, in this new time of so much loss, her teaching on coming to terms with grief feels especially relevant.
Spoken by the bodhisattva Maitreya, the Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic of dependent arising, the basic Buddhist doctrine that everything depends on something else for its existence. Introduction by Rory Lindsay. The Rice Seedling Sutra is one of the most important Buddhist sutras on the topic […]
Buddhist thinker and environmental activist Joanna Macy on the global awakening the planet needs. At heart, it’s a spiritual revolution.
Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which describes itself as a “worldwide Buddhist network promoting peace, culture, and education,” has issued “Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity,” his 38th annual peace proposal. The proposal centers on tackling climate change, offering three commitments toward action against global warming. […]
According to Zen priest and climate scientist Kritee, part of our work in addressing climate change is to understand systems — how they work, how we’re complicit in them, and how we can change them to work for the good.
Buddhist monks in the Himalayas are taking action against climate change, inspired by their devotion to His Holiness Kyabgön Chetsang Rinpoche. Eben Yonnetti reports.
As the climate crisis worsens, and the window to solve it is quickly closing, we have a choice to make: we can shut down in fear or lean in and open our hearts even more.