The Zen Peacemakers Journal

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News, Retreat Reflections, and Reports

Fresh, original content written and curated by our staff, covering dharma talks and reflections from our leaders as well as the creative and exciting actions with which we and our members bring the Three Tenets to life around the world:

Refugees, Homelessness, Climate Change, Gender/Racial/Religious discrimination and other global needs of today.

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Resonance – The Source of Compassion

Resonance – The Source of Compassion

Author -
Zenki Christian Dillo
Most people approach compassion as a virtue, as something a good person should have. And many Buddhist practitioners see compassion as part of their spiritual self-improvement project. In this talk, we will take a different approach. Using resonance between two musical instruments as a metaphor, we will explore our human bodyminds as a “sphere of attention” that is in a constant felt dialogue with objects and other people. Based on this understanding, we will ask…

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Reflections

The Palermo Birthday Pilgrimage, April 13-20, 2022

After the spontaneously planned US trip to a Zen sesshin and a subsequent street retreat around my 70th birthday did not work out (too many imponderables, also because of COVID), I was looking for a

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Tiffany’s Recovery Inc: Dharma Outreach Project

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:

Poetry

The Hill We Climb

When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry. A sea we must wade. We braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet

Reflections

We Happy Few: An Eternal Bond

November 2020. A member of my dissertation committee and the Buddhist Chaplaincy Department Chair at the University of the West, Dr. Jitsujo Gauthier had posted an open position at a non-profit organization called Zen Peacemakers

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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:

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ZPI SHORT Resonance – The Source of Compassion
ZPI SHORT Resonance – The Source of Compassion
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ZPI SHORT Your World is Not The World
ZPI SHORT Your World is Not The World
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ZPI SHORT The Whole Language - The Power of Extravagant Tenderness
ZPI SHORT The Whole Language - The Power of Extravagant Tenderness
02:55
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Sutra and Bible: Faith and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration
Sutra and Bible: Faith and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration
06:39
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Walking the Path of Healing with Midwives Around the World
Walking the Path of Healing with Midwives Around the World
08:04
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Giving That Which is Hard to Give: Deep Practice of a Traveling "Nunk"
Giving That Which is Hard to Give: Deep Practice of a Traveling "Nunk"
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Walking with Trees
Walking with Trees
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ZPI SHORT - A Multi-Faith Response to the Climate Crisis with Rev. Fletcher Harper
ZPI SHORT - A Multi-Faith Response to the Climate Crisis with Rev. Fletcher Harper
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ZPI SHORT Hearts in the Ice - Making History in the High Arctic
ZPI SHORT Hearts in the Ice - Making History in the High Arctic
06:30
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ZPI Short - On The Dharma of Trees with Dr. Chris Goto-Jones
ZPI Short - On The Dharma of Trees with Dr. Chris Goto-Jones
04:37
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ZPI Shorts - Invisible Wounds: Journey with Mental Illness and Recovery
ZPI Shorts - Invisible Wounds: Journey with Mental Illness and Recovery
04:51
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ZPI SHORTS Conflict in Israel-Palestine Part2: There is always hope for peace in the Holy Land
ZPI SHORTS Conflict in Israel-Palestine Part2: There is always hope for peace in the Holy Land
02:47
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ZPI Short - Dream Kōan Practice - the Sambhogakaya Intimacy of Dream Yoga
ZPI Short - Dream Kōan Practice - the Sambhogakaya Intimacy of Dream Yoga
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ZPI SHORT - Faith in the Night:  San Francisco Night Ministry
ZPI SHORT - Faith in the Night: San Francisco Night Ministry
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ZPI SHORT Listening from the Heart - Where Compassion Begins with Center for Council&#039s Jared Seide
ZPI SHORT Listening from the Heart - Where Compassion Begins with Center for Council's Jared Seide
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ZPI SHORT - Heartwood The Art of Living with the End in Mind w/ Barbara Becker
ZPI SHORT - Heartwood The Art of Living with the End in Mind w/ Barbara Becker
04:13
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ZPI SHORT - Rebel for Love, Rebel for Life: Art and Peacemaking in Finland
ZPI SHORT - Rebel for Love, Rebel for Life: Art and Peacemaking in Finland
05:27
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ZPI SHORT   Reflections on the Native American Plunge 2021
ZPI SHORT Reflections on the Native American Plunge 2021
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ZPI Short How to Recover from a Crisis  The Universe Wants You to Succeed
ZPI Short How to Recover from a Crisis The Universe Wants You to Succeed
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ZPI SHORT Finding Refuge  Remaining Open Hearted During Heartbreaking and Uncertain Times
ZPI SHORT Finding Refuge Remaining Open Hearted During Heartbreaking and Uncertain Times
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ZPI SHORT "Politics As Practice: Being an engaged CitiZen"
ZPI SHORT "Politics As Practice: Being an engaged CitiZen"
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ZPI SHORT: The Healing Power of Inter religious Study and Practice in Challenging Times
ZPI SHORT: The Healing Power of Inter religious Study and Practice in Challenging Times
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ZPI SHORT - "To Live Is To Kill":  A Starting Point For Our Training As Peacemakers
ZPI SHORT - "To Live Is To Kill": A Starting Point For Our Training As Peacemakers
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ZPI SHORT: Paul Haller - Fierce Courage,  Peacemaking in Northern Ireland
ZPI SHORT: Paul Haller - Fierce Courage, Peacemaking in Northern Ireland
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ZPI Short  -  A Life Of Praise: Zikr (Sufi Chanting)
ZPI Short - A Life Of Praise: Zikr (Sufi Chanting)
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ZPI Short: Chenxing Han - A reading "Be the Refuge: Raising the voices of Asian American Buddhists"
ZPI Short: Chenxing Han - A reading "Be the Refuge: Raising the voices of Asian American Buddhists"
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ZPI Short: What a “Buddhist politics” might look like in the post Trump United States
ZPI Short: What a “Buddhist politics” might look like in the post Trump United States
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"Justice Awaits" by Dr. Rajni Shankar Brown
"Justice Awaits" by Dr. Rajni Shankar Brown
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Dr. Rajni Shankar Brown - Heartbeats in Soil
Dr. Rajni Shankar Brown - Heartbeats in Soil
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ZPI Short: Black and Buddhist and the Sanitized Stench of Genocide in the U.S.A.
ZPI Short: Black and Buddhist and the Sanitized Stench of Genocide in the U.S.A.
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A Feast of Fools -  with the Order of Disorder (Short)
A Feast of Fools - with the Order of Disorder (Short)
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ZPI Short - Sound of One Hand Laughing March 30, 2021
ZPI Short - Sound of One Hand Laughing March 30, 2021
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ZPI SHORT - Repairing America&#039s Racial Fractures
ZPI SHORT - Repairing America's Racial Fractures
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