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Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis In-Person
Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis
In this program, Zen Sensei Dean Williams explores author David Loy's views expressed in his landmark book Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis. The book can be described as a manifesto, a blueprint, and a call to action to our planet' ecological predicament. The framework that traces the origins of the environmental to our disconnection from nature and the natural world, and it reflects our lack of awareness, mindfulness, and compassion will be the focus of discussion.
This program is co-sponsored by the Cleveland Heights Green Team, as part of its commitment to inspiring the Heights' community to transition to more sustainable choices through education, stewardship, and activism.
About Crooked River Zen Center:
For 12 years the sangha operated under the name of Jijuyu-ji Zen Sangha of Cleveland. In December 2015 the name changed to Crooked River Zen Center. Their practice is inspired by the teachings of Eihei Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen Buddhism in 13th century Japan.
About Sensei Dean Williams:
Sensei Dean Williams is the guiding teacher of the Crooked River Zen Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He was lay ordained in 2000, ordained as a Buddhist chaplain in 2001, and as a priest in 2003, in 2006 he served as shuso during the fall practice period at Udumbara.
- Monday, April 17, 2023
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Room A, Room B
- Lee Road