“Touching the Earth”

There is a story of what took place on the night of the Buddha’s enlightenment. Prince Siddhartha, who had left his home and palace three years earlier to become a wandering ascetic, finally sensed that his mind and heart were ready for liberation from all suffering, so he sat down …

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Tired of cynicism, denial and despair?

Dharma Zephyr’s earth care sangha has been meeting now for over a year, so we thought we’d share with you what we’ve been doing – and invite you to take part. Partnerships and action Janet Melander and David Zahrt have started the first Nevada chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby,  a …

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Dharma Zephyr’s Prison Sangha

Dharma Zephyr’s Prison Sangha has been meeting for over four years, led at various times by DZ members Jeff Froschauer, Christy Tews, Steve Swartz and Mark Breedon. The prison sangha is always looking for donations of dharma books and magazines. If you have any to donate, please contact Jeff through …

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Report from Nepal: a child safe place

Ama Ghar, Child Friendly Space

Here is a report from one of the Nepal nonprofts mentioned in the previous post Healing Earthquake Anxiety By Cathy Clifton – Communications Director, Ama Foundation One of the most difficult things about living after two giant earthquakes – the one on April 25 and the 7.3 “aftershock” that occurred …

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Nepal earthquake – what to do?

A lot of us at Dharma Zephyr have been talking about how we can best respond to the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Many of us have traveled to that beautiful, gracious country, and have friends and family there, so we have been thinking about earthquake damage and responses. We thought …

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