Are you concerned about Climate Change? Well here’s a great way to learn more about the environment and yourself, the connections between all things, and how you can participate in charting a positive way forward.
Zen teachers Subhana Barzaghi and Mari Rhydwen are hosting an 8 week Eco-Dharma training course, on Thursday evenings from 6.30 to 9pm, in March, April & May. They will be joined by experts in their fields of ecology, mindfulness, psychology, economics, buddhist ethics and philosophy, and activism.
A detailed outline of the course can be found here
The course is open to everyone and you can join in from wherever you are, via Zoom.
Week 1: March 18 ‘What is Eco Dharma?‘ with Dr Mari Rhydwen & Subhana Barzaghi
Week 2: March 25 ‘A scientific update‘ with environmental scientist Dr Rosalie Chapple
Week 3: April 1 ‘Honouring our pain in the world‘ with Subhana Barzaghi & Dr Sally Gillespie (author ‘Climate Crisis & Consciousness’)
Week 4: April 15 ‘Seeing with new eyes and deep listening‘ with Subhana Barzaghi & Dr Mari Rhydwen
Week 5: April 22 ‘Principles of bearing witness & compassionate action‘ with Subhana & Carol Perry (Insight teacher & social activist) and Mari & Gerard Mazza (Contemplative Rebels)
Week 6: April 29 ‘Addressing big picture issues‘ with economist Sue Holmes and Professor Neil Gunningham (social scientist)
Week 7: May 6 ‘Low carbon living and deep adaptation to climate change‘ with Professor Neil Gunningham & Professor John Merson (Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute)
Week 8: May 13 ‘Going forth with mindful communication and wise action‘ with Carol Perry, Mari Rhydwen & Sage Ellis (Anthropocene Transition Network)
Non member $250
unwaged, low wage or pensioner $ 80
Bank transfers made to:
Sydney Zen Centre BSB: 062 182 Account number: 1013 7103
Please tag payment with your name and the letters “ED”
If you’re interested in participating (especially if you wish to claim the Concession rate) please contact Julie Robinson, before paying, for the details: firstname.lastname@example.org