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Fierce Compassion in the Anthropocene

In this blog post for the Garrison Institute, Lama Willa details how fierce compassion helps us move towards inclusive altruism. None of us know if the extreme winter of 2014 in New England was a result of climate change. Climate scientists tell us that we have rougher weather to look forward to. Other prognostications include the Read more about Fierce Compassion in the Anthropocene[…]

Interview with the Council on the Uncertain Human Future

Lama Willa was interviewed by the Council on the Uncertain Human Future in northern New Mexico in February 2016. There is more than enough in this moment to fill our human heart with joy and with gratitude and with wonder. Right now. So the pause gives us the space to discover that maybe all the things Read more about Interview with the Council on the Uncertain Human Future[…]

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Excellence Reporter Interview: The Meaning of Life and Making the Planet a Better Place

Lama Willa was interviewed in the Excellence Reporter on September 3, 2015 in an post called Lama Willa Miller: The Meaning of Life and Making the Planet a Better Place. To view the full interview, click here. BY NICOLAE TANASE ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 In Buddhism, there is something called “the middle way”. The middle way Read more about Excellence Reporter Interview: The Meaning of Life and Making the Planet a Better Place[…]

Listening for Signal | Council on the Uncertain Human Future

A new video dialog, including Lama Willa, is being released through Clark University. It is the Council on the Uncertain Human Future and includes reflections on how the contemplative perspective is important in the process of healing the earth. The original Council on the Uncertain Human Future held a reunion meeting at La Mesita Ranch (Pueblo of Read more about Listening for Signal | Council on the Uncertain Human Future[…]

Eco-Sattva Training: An Online Course for Aspiring EcoSattvas

Ecosattvas Unite! Lama Willa, Kaira Jewel Lingo and Thanissara (Mary Weinberg) have been invited to kick off the first session One Earth Sangha’s Ecosattva Training Program on August 13, 2015. Join 300 aspiring ecosattvas in ten weeks of online sessions, under the guidance of a wonderful line up of Dharma Teachers, including Lama Willa, Joanna Read more about Eco-Sattva Training: An Online Course for Aspiring EcoSattvas[…]

Eco-Dharma Conference Crowdfunding!

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new crowdfunding initiative to help us bring an amazing line-up of speakers to the 2014 Eco-Dharma Conference to be held at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge August 7-11. Donations start at only $9, and gratitude gifts are available. Please join us to help us cover the costs of Read more about Eco-Dharma Conference Crowdfunding![…]

Buddhist Geeks Episode 323: Bodhisattva Activist

From the Buddhist Geeks website Lama Willa Miller, David Loy, and host Vincent Horn conclude a Geeks of the Round Table discussion on the intersection of Buddhism with ecological activism. They explore the idea that the Buddha was a social and political activist, what it means to acknowledge ecology as an ethical issue, and how these Read more about Buddhist Geeks Episode 323: Bodhisattva Activist[…]

Buddhist Geeks Episode 322: Eco-Dharma

From the Buddhist Geeks website Lama Willa Miller and David Loy join host Vincent Horn for Geeks of the Round Table to discuss how Buddhist concerns intersect with ecological & activist concerns.   The trio talk about the upcoming Eco-Dharma Conference, examine some ways Buddhist philosophy can contribute to the global ecology discussion, and then Read more about Buddhist Geeks Episode 322: Eco-Dharma[…]