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Right Speech in Myanmar

Right Speech in Myanmar – HIGHLIGHT

A look at the everyday lives of Buddhists in Myanmar, with the possibilities of courage and peace by Larry Steele Buddhists in strife-torn Myanmar suffer the blame for violence and oppression by their too-powerful military, as reported in the first article of this series, “A Monk Called King ... continue
Posted May 19, 2018 by CGH
Contemplating Action on Climate Change, Part II

Contemplating Action on Climate Change, Part II – HIGHLIGHT

Calling for Meditation in Action on Climate Change –A Further Exploration by Acharya Marty Janowitz Part Two photo of an Earth Rise by astronaut William Anders From our Buddhist teachings and more vitally our meditative experience, we do have means to traverse the seeming abyss between our path as practitioners ... continue
Posted October 18, 2015 by CGH
Contemplating Action on Climate Change, Part I

Contemplating Action on Climate Change, Part I – HIGHLIGHT

Calling for Meditation in Action on Climate Change –A Further Exploration by Acharya Marty Janowitz Part One  A year ago many of us were looking forward to the People’s Climate Mobilisation which was timed to coincide with the United Nations Summit on Climate Change. While the New York and ... continue
Posted October 17, 2015 by CGH
Shambhala Visits the White House

Shambhala Visits the White House – HIGHLIGHT

The Shambhala Delegation to the Buddhist Leaders Conference and White House Briefing in the Briefing Auditorium at the WHReport from the White House Buddhist Leaders’ Summit – Shambhala Delegation by Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown photos by Acharya Marty Janowitz A Shambhala delegation attended the historic Buddhist Leaders’ Summit at the ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Statement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders

Miksang image by Charles BlackhallStatement from Buddhist Teachers and Leaders in the United States 5-14-15 “If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you recognize that your liberation and mine are bound up together, we can walk together.” ~ Lila Watson As ... continue
Posted May 17, 2015 by
An Open Letter in Support of Occupy Movement

An Open Letter in Support of Occupy Movement – HIGHLIGHT

Buddhist and Yoga Teachers Write an Open Letter in Support of Occupy Movement Ethan Nichtern and Michael Stone have composed a letter about why teachers of Buddhism and yoga should support the Occupy Movement. And they’ve reached out to their peers, asking a number of fellow leaders ... continue
Posted November 12, 2011 by
Shambhala Occupies Oakland

Shambhala Occupies Oakland – HIGHLIGHT

by Martha Silverspring Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown visited the Berkeley Shambhala Center October 28th to teach a weekend program on Loving Kindness. On Sunday morning, the Acharya and about 15 of us spent two hours as participants of Occupy Oakland, doing loving-kindness practice on the steps of Frank ... continue
Posted November 9, 2011 by
Being Present: Meditation at Occupy Wall Street

Being Present: Meditation at Occupy Wall Street – HIGHLIGHT

Guest article by Patrick Groneman, currently the Interim Executive Director of the Interdependence Project. This past Sunday, the Interdependence Project helped organize a mindfulness meditation at Zuccotti Park, site of the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in Downtown Manhattan. In coordination with the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, sits ... continue
Posted October 21, 2011 by


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