BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

http://engagedbuddhism.net/bodhgaia-dharmaecology/ BodhGaia is the story of awakening to the dharma of evolution, ecology and cosmic spirituality. “Dharma” is not just the teachings of the Buddha and the writings of the early Buddhists in the sutras. “Dharma” means “law”, “all natural phenomena,” “what is”, reality.  Dharmaecology is the dharma of relatedness, of the interconnectedness of all phenomena. BodhGaia is a telling… Read More BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

“Worcester MA is the largest refugee resettlement destination in the Northeast” Clive McFarlane: Social activism still needed, still works By Clive McFarlane Telegram & Gazette Staff Earlier this month I wrote about Carolyn Latino, a college student and a Worcester native who spent her Thanksgiving break at Standing Rock, North Dakota, in support of the Sioux… Read More Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

BLM and Native American Latino Muslim LGBT and Gender Liberation

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people Patrisse Cullors originally published https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/11/trump-election-black-lives-matter-police-brutality  ‘Under Donald Trump, black lives will become even more vulnerable to state violence.’ Black Lives Matter demonstrators protest the killing of Joshua Beal by an off duty Chicago police officer. Photograph: E. Jason Wambsgans/AP Donald Trump has won the presidency. But did… Read More BLM and Native American Latino Muslim LGBT and Gender Liberation

An open letter to Our Nation from 100 women of color leaders

Sign to show your support for this movement: https://www.our100.org This morning, we come together to declare our resolve. Many of us are holding our babies, families, and loved ones close. We know that there is tremendous suffering and anger in this country, yet we stand here today, determined. After an election rife with the politics of division… Read More An open letter to Our Nation from 100 women of color leaders

The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet

North Dakota is just the beginning. Jack Jenkins Senior Religion Reporter at ThinkProgress. Demonstrators in Canon Ball protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. CREDIT: Flickr/Joe Brusky When Pua Case landed in North Dakota to join the ongoing Standing Rock protests in September, she, like thousands of other participants, had come to defend the land. Masses of indigenous people and… Read More The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet