BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

https://engagedbuddhism.net/bodhgaia-dharmaecology/ BodhGaia is the story of awakening to the dharma of evolution, ecology and cosmic spirituality. “Dharma” is not just the teachings of the Buddha and the writings of the early Buddhists in the sutras. “Dharma” means “law”, “all natural phenomena,” “what is”, reality.  Dharmaecology is the dharma of relatedness, of the interconnectedness of all phenomena. BodhGaia is a telling… Read More BodhGaia: Dharmaecology and the Eco-Evolutionary Story

Sellassie: The Unconscious Whiteness of Being

The Work of Diversity: A Deeper Engagement If you haven’t already, join our mailing list to receive monthly articles in your inbox. Learn more about Sebene’s upcoming course at BCBS this May on Buddha’s Teachings and Issues of Cultural Spiritual Bypassing. IJ: What’s most essential for a deeper engagement with the work of diversity and inclusivity? SS: To… Read More Sellassie: The Unconscious Whiteness of Being

Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

“Worcester MA is the largest refugee resettlement destination in the Northeast” Clive McFarlane: Social activism still needed, still works By Clive McFarlane Telegram & Gazette Staff Earlier this month I wrote about Carolyn Latino, a college student and a Worcester native who spent her Thanksgiving break at Standing Rock, North Dakota, in support of the Sioux… Read More Local Hero Clive McFarlane, Worcester MA

Althusser and the Ideology of Buddhism

Matthew over at Post-Traditional Buddhism is running a great series on Non-Buddhism, and Buddhism as ideology. https://posttraditionalbuddhism.com/2016/12/07/warming-up-with-non-buddhism/ [To Matthew ] I’m interested in following up on your invitation to explore Buddhism as an ideology. About the best explanation of ideology I have read is Althusser’s “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” (1970, 56 pages). (I tried… Read More Althusser and the Ideology of Buddhism