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Mandala of Sacred Activism

In one of the very first pieces I wrote for this blog, “Outcastes as Activists: A Tantric Approach to Engaged Buddhism“, I introduced the idea of activism from a tantric perspective. I am now going forward with a more fully developed model, by constructing a Mandala of Sacred Activism. The Mandala is a model of Systems Theory. It includes the Panarchy Model of Complex Adaptive Systems (Growth, Conservation, Disintegration, Reorganization), and four modes of activism: Knowledge, Regeneration, Practice, and Opposition. I will explain the Mandala in text form in subsequent blog posts.

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Mandala of Sacred Activism© graphic image and text is held by Shaun Bartone under a Commons License; you are free to use and distribute with permission from and attribution to the creator, Shaun Bartone.

Go to https://www.academia.edu/37747181/Mandala_of_Sacred_Activism to download a full-size PDF.

2 comments on “Mandala of Sacred Activism

  1. Blake

    I love this Shaun. SO helpful to have visuals like this that connect the inner and outer work of sacred activism. Thank-you!

    • Shaun Bartone

      Hi Blake. I took a break from slogging through my dissertation to do more creative stuff. Now back to the slog.

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