What are the things we need to do to really Be the Change we wish to see in the world? Solve political conflicts? Save the environment? And more than that, how can we show up as we are and be seen? Listen to this new Dharma Talk (from our June 2010 edition) to discover the value of being who you ARE in community.
Archives for December 2010
Learn more about the Center for Whole Communities, a land-based leadership development organization. Read more work from Adrienne Maree Brown’s blog, the Luscious Satyagraha. Read about how stone circles and the stone house sustains activists and strengthens the work of justice through spiritual practice and principles. The Center for Whole Communities Adrienne Maree: The Luscious […]
On his birthday in 1973, Francis decided to stop speaking as a gift to his community, to not argue for one day and instead listen to what others had to say. He found this so valuable that he continued to be silent the next day. This continued and he ended up not speaking for 17 years, with the exception of a phone call to his mother after 10 years of silence.
New Year’s Eve Meditation Sit Friday | December 31, 2010 | 10pm-1am Celebrate. Release. Welcome. Manifest. Ring in the New Year with the New Dharma Community. Release all that is no longer needed and start 2011 with deep practice, dynamic stillness, ritual, and community. fearlessYOGA Sundays Sundays | 9:30am – 11:00am Free class for activists, […]
The New Dharma Community is back full force. And we’re shaping up for the new year by bringing attention to the practices that transform lives–because a transformative movement is nothing without practice. And it’s nothing without community. So we’re re-introducing and refining ways to make what we do accessible to folks in the field.
“I’ve grown impatient with the kind of debate we used to have about whether the optimists are right or the pessimists are right. Neither are right. There is too much bad news to justify complacency. There is too much good news to justify despair.” – Donella Meadows, Author, Environmental Scientist
Sometimes I feel like an idiot savant, born to teach yoga, but still you have to practice, practice, practice. Pattabhi Jois, who founded Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, says, “Practice and all will come.” Keep practicing and you will find out…
‘Tis the season to celebrate all that we are grateful for. In November, we celebrated Eid’ul-Adha, the Muslim observance of the Festival of Sacrifice and Thanks-taking (aka Thanksgiving). It is the holiday season, and in December, people all over the world are celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. As the winter solstice approaches, we are reminded that […]