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Engaged Buddhism with Thanissara
June 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am PDT
Hosted by the Earth Care group
Climate crisis is affecting the entire planet and causing immense suffering to many demographics. Thanissara’s talk will cover skillfully participating in engaged Buddhism. Buddhist teachings offer precedents for direct engagement with human and social issues. The Dharma talk will cover many aspects of Buddhist practices including compassion for all beings, and building a resilient community (Sangha) to act for the welfare of all beings.
This event will be held via Zoom. All are welcome:
Meeting ID: 893 6660 5367
Thanissara began practice in the Burmese school of U Ba Khin in 1975. She spent 12 years as a Buddhist nun in the Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah. She has facilitated meditation retreats internationally the last 30 years and has an MA in Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy Practice. She is co-founder, with Kittisaro, of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in South Africa, and Sacred Mountain Sangha in California, which runs a two-year Dharmapala Training.