climate change

Reflections on the Paris Climate Conference

Thay Phap Dung, January 2016 Once again a generation is called to stop, reflect and take action for the collective, for our common home. The 2015 Paris Climate Conference was an opportunity for our human family to pause and look at the reality of the situation, and to discover...

Nourishing our Togetherness, Protecting our Planet

 by Brother Phap Dung As we approach our next retreat on “Sustainability, Mindfulness and Community Life” at the European Institute of Applied Buddhism (EIAB) in Germany from March 31st to April 3rd, we invite you to read the article below by Daniel Dermitzel, one of the founders of the Plum Village Happy...

New Contemplations Before Eating

Dear Spiritual Family, Thay has just announced a new version of the Five Contemplations before Eating, after receiving a letter from scientists recommending replacing “global warming” with the more appropriate term “climate change.” As a spiritual family and a human family, we can all help avert climate change with...

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