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Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

16 points on Dharmic engagement with climate change, part 2

By Munisha on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 00:38

16 points on Dharmic engagement with climate change, part 2

By Munisha on Wed, 27 May, 2015 - 00:38

Points 9-16 of the 16-point statement on climate change issued by the US Dharma Teachers’ Climate Collaborative in 2013.

“9. The interconnectedness of inner and outer, the individual and the collective (or institutional): Climate disruption provides an unprecedented opportunity to understand the roots of the problem—which relate to the ways our minds work and how those patterns become embedded in collective and collective/institutional practices and policies. This awareness can open the door to new ways of thinking and responding that will eventually...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

16 points on Dharmic engagement with climate change, part 1

By Munisha on Tue, 26 May, 2015 - 16:25

16 points on Dharmic engagement with climate change, part 1

By Munisha on Tue, 26 May, 2015 - 16:25

In 2013, a group of American Buddhists known as the US Dharma Teachers’ Climate Collaborative issued a 16-point statement on climate change and ways in which Buddhists can engage with it. Here are points 1-8.

“1. Reverence for life: From this point forward climate disruption is the overriding context for all life on earth, including humans. What we humans do will determine what life survives and thrives and in what form and locations.

2. Happiness stems from helping others: Our greatest personal happiness comes when...