Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis by David R. Loy
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Overview: How can we respond urgently and effectively to the ecological crisis-and stay sane doing it?
This landmark work is simultaneously a manifesto, a blueprint, a call to action, and a deep comfort for troubling times. David R. Loy masterfully lays out the principles and perspectives of Ecodharma-a Buddhist response to our ecological predicament, introducing a new term for a new development of the Buddhist tradition.
Within these pages, you’ll discover the powerful ways Buddhism can inspire us to heal the world we share. Offering a compelling framework and practical spiritual resources, Loy outlines the Ecosattva Path, a path of liberation and salvation for all beings and the world itself.
Genre: Non-fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy
This book emphasizes the three aspects of Ecodharma:
• practicing in the natural world,
• exploring the ecological implications of Buddhist teachings,
• and embodying that understanding in the eco-activism that is needed today.