I’m pleased to share with you all that I will be one of the contributing teachers to the upcoming Eco-Dharma Conference & Retreat 2014, which will be held this year at the Wonderwell Mountain Refuge in Springfield, NH, from August 7 – August 11, 2014.
You can find out more about the event at Wonderwell’s website or on Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly‘s Calendar page.
The keynote speaker for the event will be the great David Loy, and, in addition to myself, contributing teachers include Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Colin Beavan, Dr. Kritee Kritee, Lama Willa Miller, David Stember, Vincent and Emily Horn, and Patrick Groneman.
The conference and retreat are describe this way in the literature:
Join us in the foothills of the White Mountains of New Hampshire for a unique event featuring prominent Buddhist teachers, scholars, and environmental activists discussing in depth the intersection of Buddhist practice and stewardship of the earth. Conference participants will also be invited into this discussion. The conference will address questions such as
- What practices can help us deal with the pain that arises in relationship to ecological devastation?
- What is the nature of our ecological crisis?
- What do activists have to offer Buddhists for engaging in existing activist causes?
- What does Buddhism have to offer activist communities?
- How can we integrate eco-dharma into our communities?
The long weekend will include panel discussions, breakout groups, nature walks, meditation practice, and time to informally get to know one another. This is a precious opportunity to connect with key teachers and activists in North America who have make this topic a priority in their communities.
You can register here. A flyer is also posted below (click to enlarge).