In April 2014, 20 years after the Rwandan genocide, Bernie Glassman and a group of Peacemakers from 4 different continents came together to bear witness to the effects of the slaughter, in which over one million men, women, and children were brutally murdered in a period of one hundred days.
Rwandan clinical psychologist Therese Uwitonze, a participant in the 2014 Zen Peacemakers Bearing Witness retreat in Rwanda, has developed a program, based on Zen Peacemakers practices and co-sponsored by Zen Peacemakers in Switzerland, to support and heal the post-genocide local communities. Read her report here.
A Q&A Session for Native American Bearing Witness Retreat 2022 Wolakota Makasintomni Awachekiyapi Praying for Sacred Harmony and Worldwide Peace Zen Peacemakers International has been conducting retreats following the principles of Not Knowing, Bearing Witness, and Taking Action in Auschwitz, Rwanda, and the Black Hills since 1996. This program is a continuation of this rich […]
Zen Peacemakers International has been conducting retreats following the principles of Not Knowing, Bearing Witness, and Taking Action in Auschwitz, Rwanda, and the Black Hills since 1996. This program is a continuation of this rich legacy and part of our dedication to growing in connection with the indigenous communities of Turtle Island. This year, this enriching experience […]
To strengthen our planetary network, ZPI will feature newly affiliated groups. Join us here on the Hive to explore some of the offerings of the organizations affiliated with ZPI. Introducing a new ZPI affiliate group: What is your organization’s name? Green River Zen Center What type of Affiliate would you like to be identified as […]
To strengthen our planetary network, ZPI will feature newly affiliated groups. Join us here at https://hive.zenpeacemakers.org to explore some of the offerings of the organizations affiliated with ZPI. Re-introducing a long-time ZPI affiliate group: Engaged Mindfulness Institute What is your organization’s name? Engaged Mindfulness Institute (EMI). What is your mission? EMI specializes in training those […]
Great masters of many traditions have taught us that we must die before we die if we wish to truly live. In her new memoir Heartwood: The Art of Living with the End in Mind (Flatiron Books, Macmillan, May 2021), Barbara Becker sets off on a journey to explore this truth like a koan, with […]
Retiro de la calle Sumergirse en un retiro en la calle es una oportunidad única y única para dejarlo boquiabierto. La vida no se abre de muchas maneras para que salgamos de nuestras rutinas e ideas habituales sobre nosotros mismos y sobre quiénes pensamos que somos. Las calles te llevarán a una aventura que te […]
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Ruanda: Testimonio Círculos de esperanza: el trabajo continuo de curar el trauma genocida en Ruanda Thérèse Uwitonze, psicóloga clínica y especialista en trauma de Ruanda, y Roshi Barbara Wegmüller, profesor fundador de la Orden Zen Peacemaker en Europa de Spiegel, Suiza , se reunió durante el Retiro de testimonio de Zen Peacemakers Rwanda en 2014. […]