Sacred Earth Sangha
Second Monday of the month | 7:00pm-9:00pm
Please join us for an evening of teaching, meditation, and discussion as we create a community around deep practice and conscious engagement of the challenges of the climate crisis.
In her recent manifesto, Declare Climate Emergency Now, teacher Thanissara offers some guiding principles around this work for our consideration:
With climate breakdown, we determine to shake off the spell of individualism and fabricated division. Instead, we work together to create new ways of being on this Earth that are collaborative, mutually supportive, empathetic, and authentic. Together, we can take courage and move through the fear of speaking out, of breaking rank, and of being disparaged. We speak up and out. We encourage ourselves and others to be mindful of our personal and communal carbon use. Together we commit to becoming more conscious. Together we are powerful.
With love for our beautiful planet, through deep reflection and direct action, let us work together to take courage, move through the fear, and respond consciously to this existential threat.
All are welcome. No previous meditation experience is required.
Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $15
November 11th: Sebene Selassie and Lin Gordon – Topic: Fire
Fire is the element of expression, creation and transformation. Fire is heat, energy, passion, action, joy, and rage. How do we experience fire in our relationship to the current planetary crisis? Can we express a range of emotions or do we use dharma practice to bypass our intense feelings? Does our expression help or hinder our aspirations? How do we know? What are rituals and methods we can cultivate to understand and work with this element?
Join us to practice, inquire and experience fire.
December 9th: Lin Gordon and Jon Aaron – Topic: Air