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Online Sacred Earth Sangha: Climate Crisis, Trauma Healing and Collective Action

with Sensei Kritee Kanko, PhD

Monday, March 8th, 2021

In this gathering, Kritee will dispel what, in her view, are myths around climate science that are common in the activist as well as Buddhist communities. We will then take a deep hard look at the scale of trauma we already face individually and collectively. Last but not the least, Kritee will share her understanding of how we can take meaningful and strategic collective actions for racial healing and putting down the fires of climate crisis.

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Mindfulness & Ethical Evolution: A Daylong Online Retreat

with Matthew Brensilver

Saturday, March 13th, 2021

In this daylong, we’ll examine the process – in our direct experience – of maturing our ethical commitments. The process is facilitated by the perception of non-separation, an intimacy with the experience of suffering, a willingness to grieve, a spirit of renunciation and the courage to relinquish familiar understandings of ourselves.

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Online: Skillful Pleasure

with Peter Doobinin

Saturday, March 20th, 2021

As the Buddha came to discover, we have to learn to establish a skillful relationship to pleasure if dharma practice is going to thrive and if we’re going to know happiness in life. In this three-hour class, we’ll learn about skillful pleasure, what it is, how we cultivate it, and why there’s such great benefit in doing so.

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