Critical Dharma for Thinking Minds

Compassion Can Change the World

Members of the Compassionate Karachi Team are working to gather 1,000,000 signatures for compassion. Living a truly ethical life in which we look to putting the needs of others first, … Continue reading

2014/12/08 · Leave a comment

Do Bodhisattvas get Angry?

Do Bodhisattvas get Angry? A Response to the Killing of Eric Garner. Via Rev. M. Jamil Scotton Dec 5, 2014 As the devastating news of the lack of justice in … Continue reading

2014/12/07 · Leave a comment

Haida Raid 3: Save Our Waters Animation

A new music video featuring the music of Kinnie Starr has stop-motion wood carved characters confronting Prime Minister Stephen Harper, depicted on a super tanker travelling around Haida Gwaii. Haida Raid 3: Save … Continue reading

2014/12/04 · Leave a comment

Thay: In Love with the Earth

  Posted on August 1, 2014 by 1earthsangha To transform our relationship with the Earth, we need to begin from a place of love, writes Zen master, poet, and peace and human rights … Continue reading

2014/12/04 · Leave a comment

Sit 350 in Boston Protests Rising Carbon Levels

[Editor: The Buddhist response to climate change also has to include reducing the impact of Buddhism on the climate. Namely, practitioners can stop flying by air, chasing gurus around the globe, … Continue reading

2014/12/04 · 1 Comment

Life in Pieces

In the last 18 months. that I’ve lived in Halifax, my life has felt like it’s in pieces, all over the place. I’m half-way in between everything, between my dissertation … Continue reading

2014/11/29 · Leave a comment

Sitting on #ShutItDown and Solidarity with Ferguson

Sitting on #ShutItDown and Solidarity with Ferguson by Cristina Moon I’m sitting in my home in Oakland, California, meditating as police helicopters fly overhead. I am not at the protests demanding justice … Continue reading

2014/11/27 · Leave a comment

Gandhi’s Seven Social Sins

Let’s look to one of the saints of the 20th Century — Mahatma Gandhi. On October 22, 1925, Gandhi published a list he called the Seven Social Sins in his … Continue reading

2014/11/20 · 3 Comments

Buddhists: Get F’n Real

2014/11/15 · 1 Comment

Monbiot: The age of loneliness is killing us

For the most social of creatures, the mammalian bee, there’s no such thing now as society. This will be our downfall. George Monbiot The Guardian, Tuesday 14 October 2014 19.49 BST … Continue reading

2014/11/12 · 2 Comments


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