Lessons from Alabama

Lessons from Alabama May 2022 Zen Peacemakers’ Bearing Witness to Racism in America Retreat Four Posts with Four Photos By Ellen Krause-Grosman    #1: May 8, 2022 “What happened here in Alabama was a human rights issue not a civil rights issue. In this case the marginalized community was black.” Timarie, a local racial and […]

Introducing a ZPI Affiliate: GreenFaith

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? GreenFaith. What type of Affiliate would you like to be identified as in our ZPI […]

Giving That Which is Hard to Give: Deep Practice of a Traveling “Nunk”

The Dharma calls us to be more than Buddhists; more than activists, more than mindful, and more than practitioners. It points us somewhere in the middle. If we are going to be truly present in the world, with its suffering, and with its beauty, we should be both and neither. Indeed, much is required of […]

Reflections on Bearing Witness to Racism in America (2022 Retreat – Alabama)

This past week, I traveled with thirty-five other Zen Peacemakers to Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama to bear witness to racism in America, to “see ourself as other, and other as ourself.” We stood on the same ground where Black people were shackled and sold. Where families were torn apart, divided up as property. Where children […]

Introducing ZPI Affiliate: Great Mountain Zen Center

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? Great Mountain Zen Center (GMZC). What type of Affiliate would you like to be identified […]

Walking with Trees

Ruth Wallen has been walking with trees near her home in San Diego and northward to the southern Sierra Nevada for more than a decade, following the same trails repeatedly, present to the deaths of an increasing number of trees due to the intertwined impacts of beetles, both native and introduced, drought, fire, and climate […]

Q&A Session for Bearing Witness to Racism in America Retreat 2022

It has long been our desire to create a bearing witness retreat around America’s racial history – as seen through the eyes of African Americans.  We began in 2021 but were limited to offering an online retreat, but we are now able to do something in person. This year we plan on walking the ground in […]

Polish Peacemakers Provide Relief to Ukraine and How We Can Help: Update

It has been a month since our Polish Peacemaker friend, Orina Krajewska of Małgosia Braunek “Be” Foundation and the Zwiazek Buddyjski/Kanzeon Sangha in Warsaw, offered a Member Circle, presenting the work she and her community are doing, bringing medical supplies into Ukraine and supporting Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw. In the current Member Circle, she will give […]

David Loy fala sobre ECODARMA: Ensinamentos Budistas Para A Urgência Ecológica

O livro Ecodarma, escrito por David Loy, foi publicado por Bambual Editora e está disponível para compra no link https://bambualeditora.com.br/p/ecoda… Para ler a amostra do livro clique neste link: https://bambualeditora.com.br/wp-cont… Tradução: Monja Tchoren e José Eishin Sensei Prefácio: Monje Jorge Koho Textos de orelha e contracapa: Monja Coen e Lama Padma Samten Como podemos responder […]