The Mourning

“What we most need to do is to hear within us the sound of the earth crying.“-Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

  • Embodied practice: Breathing Through

    The recording below consists of an introduction to the practice of “Breathing Through”, a variation on the popular Buddhist practices of compassion meditation or “Tonglen” offered by Joanna Macy among the practices for “Honouring our Pain for the World”. This practice is a foundational practice in the Boddhisattva path, and a cornerstone of the Work […]

  • The role of hope in the Truth Mandala

    The role of hope in the Truth Mandala

    In the truth mandala process, it is common for participants to observe that while there is a quadrant for Doubt, Fear, Anger and Sadness, there does not seem to be a place for Hope in the mandala. Is is however important to understand that this type of process is precious in that it is a […]

  • Process Intro: The Mourning.

    The mourning is an exercise which needs to be introduced well, because it must be clear that it is worthwhile and safe to move deeply into our feelings of grief or anger at what is happening to the Earth. The person who introduces this process should be very comfortable with others expressing their true feelings, […]