Spirit Rock Climate Daylong

The recording of Spirit Rock’s recent “No Time to Lose” climate daylong is now available for anyone to access. Go here: https://www.spiritrock.org/james-baraz Scroll down to hear the recorded presentations which include Joanna Macy, Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, Ven. Analayo, James Baraz and others. The lineup and presentations begin 10 minutes…

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“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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Already Broken

When my friend saw the exfoliating pot in the garden by my driveway, she gasped.  “What happened?”  Then she realized that I must have put it there deliberately. It’s a good daily reminder to me of the truth of  impermanence.  Everything eventually disintegrates. I often think of a frequently told…

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One River Sangha to stop meeting

River view in the evening

All things rise, and then pass away, and One River Sangha is no exception. When One River Sangha started in 2003, the group of us who started it wanted to continue the practice of meditation we had begun with Christy Tews. We had just finished her six-week class, and in…

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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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