TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA, USA. "In November, I traveled to Auschwitz, Poland for a Bearing Witness retreat with Roshi Bernie Glassman and the friends of Zen Peacemakers. This life-changing experience taught me how to take action in...
Eve Marko remembers Roshi Robert Lee, a successor of Bernie Glassman who passed away in February 2018.
February 27, 2018
CHIOS, GREECE. Zen Peacemaker Jan Lecklikner has been working with¬†Chios Eastern Shore Response Team (CESRT)¬†to provide on-the-scene assistance to refugees coming into Greece.¬† Below, find Jan's reflections and pictures of her volunteer work.
February 16, 2018
MONTAGUE, MASSACHUSETTS, USA. Three months ago we saw the opening of our membership platform. Since then, you joined us from Nepal, Russia, the Mediterranean, Latin America and across Europe and the USA - Nearly 300...
February 16, 2018
MONTAGUE, MASSACHUSETTS, USA. By Eve Marko. "People told me before the stroke that I was whole. Tell me, he says Am I any less whole now after the stroke and with the cancer...
February 14, 2018
Dharma, Helium and Hendrix:¬†Chaplain Tony Stultz Sensei Mixes Zen, Christianity, Science and Social Action
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, USA. "The coolest thing in the world for me is to lead a meditation, give a dharma talk‚Äď you know, with all the robes, smells and bells ‚Äďand the next day to be...
February 06, 2018
The Territory is My Body: More on the Indigenous Leaders Workshop in Colombia, Interview with ZPI Executive Director Rami Efal
SIERRA NEVADA de SANTA MARTA, COLOMBIA. Interview with Rami Efal, executive director of ZPI on his experience in the First Workshop for Indigenous Leaders in December 2017, which saw leaders from indigenous communities of Africa,...
January 25, 2018
BOGOT√Ā, COLOMBIA. Colombia-based human rights advocacy group Dejusticia held a weeklong workshop, bringing together indigenous leaders from around the world to share their gifts and challenges.
January 02, 2018
Pearls of Ash and Awe: Kathleen Battke on Collecting Testimonials from Two Decades of Auschwitz-Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreats
BONN, GERMANY. Read an interview with Kathleen Battke, who collected +70 testimonials from participants of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Bearing Witness retreats of the last twenty year, into the book 'Pearls of Ash and Awe.'
December 06, 2017
Yoga Mat as Large as the World: Swiss Yogis’ Guerrilla Tactics Support Zen Peacemakers and Global Charities ¬†
BERN, SWITZERLAND. In recent years Guerrilla Yoga Bern has formed a connection with Peacemaker Gemeinschaft Schweiz, raising money for Zen Peacemakers efforts with the Lakota in the United States, refugees in Switzerland, Rohingya Muslims in...