Oct 31st-Nov 12th Practices for COP26
Daily practices offered through the Plum Village community to support the COP26 UN Climate Conference.
"The sunshine is the leaves. The leaves are the sunshine. The sunshine is no different from the leaves. The leaves are no different from the sunshine. All other forms and sounds are of the same nature." — Thích Nhất Hạnh
Welcome to Day 3 of daily of practices for COP26. On Nov 2nd, we will be practicing with a Love Letter to Mother Earth and silent sitting. We hope you will also enjoy a recording of a Dharma Talk with Br Thay Phap Ho, a mindful article, and a PV song.
We encourage you to visit earthholder.org, where we will house these practices. You may return to these practices even as we go forth from COP26.
Daily Home Practice
On Nov 2nd we will practice as a sangha with a Love Letter to Mother Earth. Please join us in saying aloud the following Love Letter "Beloved Mother of All Things" followed by 20-minutes of silent sitting. Sister True D has also made beautiful recordings of the love letter, which you can find on the Plum Village app under Guided Meditations > Earth Contemplations.
20-min Silent Medition with Intervals
We are the Earth Walking on Earth
First talk with Br. Thay Phap Ho from the Allow Mother Earth to Walk for You Retreat at the Ageya Wilderness Center in Homer, Alaska on August 24th, 2019.
Friday, November 12th Guided Practice + Dharma Sharing
More About the EHC
Who we are…
The Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism is a global community of mindfulness practitioners who follow the teachings of Venerable Zen Master Thích Nhất Hạnh (a.k.a. “Thay,” meaning “teacher”). The Earth Holder Community is a branch of the Plum Village tree that applies Thay’s core teachings on engaged Buddhism, mindful living, social and racial justice, and inter-being with Mother Earth at this time of ecological crisis.
Earth Holders’ aim to “bring mindfulness, compassion, healing, and non-violence to protecting ourselves, each other, all beings, and the Earth.”