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Is Climate Change a Crisis for Buddhism? A Conversation with David Loy

By mokshini on Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 - 12:48

Is Climate Change a Crisis for Buddhism? A Conversation with David Loy

By mokshini on Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 - 12:48

This video is a webinar from the oneearthsangha network, in which David Loy shares some interesting thoughts on the current state of Buddhism in the West. 

For David Loy, the current ecological crisis is at the same time a crisis for our understanding of Buddhism. Do have a listen to the video; alternatively is a summary of some of the points David Loy makes in this talk. 

Notes on David Loy talk  (bold = my emphases) 

In what ways is this ecological crisis a crisis for...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Engaged Buddhist Training at EcoDharma Centre, Spain

By Munisha on Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 - 15:41

Engaged Buddhist Training at EcoDharma Centre, Spain

By Munisha on Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 - 15:41

As Europe, and indeed, the world, faces very serious challenges, the Ecodharma Centre, in Spain, continues to explore how Buddhism can empower social engagement. This beautiful 4-minute video features activists reflecting on their lives, on retreat in the wonderful mountain landscape of Catalunya.

EcoDharma’s pioneering work in Engaged Buddhist Training has gained an international reputation over the last few years. This summer they worked with Engaged Buddhist writer and academic David Loy to host a ‘community of inquiry’ entitled...