Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis David Loy Wisdom Publications, 2019 ISBN 978-1-61429-382-8 ebook ISBN 978-1-61429-398-9 240 pages Buddhists: we have a problem! The transcendentalists see liberation as escape from this world of dukkha. The mindfulness proponents see liberation as adjusting our perspective to fit in better with this world, without the dukkha. Both views are dualistic mis-interpretations holding us back from engaged practice, because they are both based on an individualistic approach. My enlightenment. My liberation. My suffering. People all over the planet are waking up to the fact that our current “business as usual” approach to civilization is...
Here’s an e-mail from Tashi dos Santos, coordinator of the Peace Vase Project. It’s a wonderful project and I would dearly like to participate with an interfaith group here in Canada, particularly with indigenous participation, to plant some vases. If you are interested, please contact Tashi… Thank you to all of you who have been... Read more »
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will give a free public talk Mindfulness and Environmental Responsibility at Convocation Hall, U of T, on the afternoon of May 31, 2017 Here is the link for further information: http://buddhiststudies.utoronto.ca/events/karmapa-public-talk/
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto has announced a new film series on Buddhism and The Environment. The series will showcase the work of three women in film, who will be in attendance for their respective films. These films are open to all. It all starts... Read more »
Sumeru has been covering the conflict for some time now between Cham Shan Temple’s project to build a replica of Wutai Shan and the other three sacred Buddhist mountains from China in the Kawartha Lakes District of Ontario vs. the Ontario government’s plan to site three wind farms near the properties. Now the CBC has picked... Read more »