Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis
Can Buddhism help us understand and respond to the eo-crisis?
The talk will focus on three aspects of ecodharma: practicing in the natural
world; exploring the ecological implications of Buddhist teachings;
and embodying that understanding in the new ecosattva path.
David Robert Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Kyodan tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism. He is a prolific author, whose essays and books have been translated into many languages. His articles appear regularly in the pages of major journals such as Tikkun and Buddhist magazines including Tricycle, Turning Wheel, Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma, as well as in a variety of scholarly journals. He is on the editorial or advisory boards of the journals Cultural Dynamics, Worldviews, Contemporary Buddhism, Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, and World Fellowship of Buddhists Review. He is also on the advisory boards of Buddhist Global Relief, the Clear View Project, Zen Peacemakers, and the Ernest Becker Foundation.
Copies of his new book, Ecodharma, will be available at the Zendo Bookstore.
Zazen Meditation begins at 9:30 am
Talk at 11:00 am
Join us at any time prior to the start of the dharma talk:
9:30 – 11:00am: Service (chanting and bowing) and zazen (seated meditation)
11:00am: Dharma talk
12:30pm: Four vows (chanting)
Suggested donation is $10.