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May 2019
Support our Midyear Fundraising Effort

Dear Friends, Zen Peacemakers International connects, inspires, supports, and trains peacemakers throughout the world who practice meditation, embody the Three Tenets of the Zen Peacemakers — Not Knowing, Bearing Witness, Taking Action — live an ethical life, and do social action as a path of awakening and service. Supporting us in our mid-year fundraising effort, either with a one-time or a monthly recurring gift, is saying a big YES! to being moved by this mission, community and legacy, and will ensure your ongoing support.¬†Maintaining our momentum, online platform, and bearing witness programs......

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The Way of Council
February 07, 2019

The Way of Council

The Way of Council is a core practice with the Zen Peacemakers, along with meditation, the Three Tenets, and social action. It is a staple practice in our Bearing Witness retreats. The Circle invites individuals...

Mala Practice
January 29, 2019

Mala Practice

The Mala practice of the Zen Peacemakers continues two legacies - the old Buddhist practice of alms-begging, and Bernie Glassman's creative, maverick entrepreneurship.   Whether you raise funds for your tuition on one of ZPI Bearing Witness programs,...