Posts Tagged ‘interfaith’

Teleseminar Event: Sacred Awakening Series

February 9, 2010

image - 40 Days with 40 Spiritual Leaders - from sacredawakeningseriesdotcom - link to sacredawakeningseriesdotcomBhikku Bodhi invites you to take part in the Sacred Awakening Series, a teleseminar event covering 40 days from February 17 and featuring 40 spiritual teachers from every major tradition. There is no charge for taking part.

Taking part in the event gives you personal access to the following inspiring spiritual leaders:

Abdul Aziz-Said, Andrew Harvey, Angeles Arrien, Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne, Ariel Spilsbury, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Bhikku Bodhi, Bishop John Shelby Spong, Chunyi Lin, Dattatreya Shiva Baba, Gangaji, Genpo Roshi, Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim, Grandmother Flordemayo, Isha Judd, James O’Dea, Jean Houston, Julia Butterfly Hill, Jyoti, Kali Ma, Kyriacos Markides, Leslie Temple Thurston, Luisah Teish, Marianne Williamson, Matthew Fox, Michael Tamura, Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Rabbi Yehuda Berg, Rev. James Trapp, Rev. Michael Dowd, Sadhguru, Saniel Bonder & Linda Groves Bonder, Sequoia Trueblood, Sheikha Ayshegul Ashki, Shiva Rea, Sobunfu Some, Stanislav Grof, Stephen Dinan & Devaa Haley Mitchell, Swamiji Chidananda Saraswati, Tenzin Robert Thurman

via Brenda Batke-Hirschmann

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Redistribution of Wealth :: Mar 5 to 7

December 14, 2009

image - 2010_conference_flyer_front - from interfaithjustpeace.org … link to interfaithjustpeace.org
REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH:
Economic and Environmental Justice from Indigenous and Faith Perspectives

A conference which draws on faith traditions to present alternatives in the context of the global economic crisis – presented by the Interfaith Summer Institute

March 5 to 7, 2010

Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph St, Vancouver (Coast Salish Territory)
British Columbia, Canada
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$35 – $100 sliding scale; no one will be turned away for lack of funds

[details + registration]

David Loy: Update and Shambala Sun Article

December 13, 2009

The Interfaith Summer Institute has booked David Loy to speak at a conference it is hosting in Vancouver in March: 3/5/10 to 3/7/10. He also has kindly offered to do something with Vancouver BPF while he is in town. Sunday, March 7 is the most likely day for BPF.

Meanwhile, be sure to check out the latest David Loy article in the Shambhala Sun. Thanks to the Jizo Chronicles for the heads-up on this article.

Imagine Peace: Oneness Day Petition

July 26, 2009

image - onenessbanner7 - on imaginepeace.com

Oneness Day Petition – The Text

I declare:

1. That the message We Are All One, inter-related, inter-connected and inter-dependent … [link]

David Loy: Update and Latest Article

July 8, 2009

The Interfaith Summer Institute has invited David Loy to speak at a conference it is hosting in Vancouver in March: 3/5/10 to 3/7/10. If he accepts, he may also do something with Vancouver BPF while he is in town. Meanwhile you can read a draft of his latest article, posted below. Read the rest of this entry »

…Gaza and the Ritual of Mutual Destruction

January 6, 2009

image - gaza-children-2008 - from The Buddhist Channelby Hozan Alan Senauke

Gaza is burning. The violence must end before anything else can happen. We can all think nice thoughts about right and wrong, who acted first, who acted worst. We can argue about politics — national, international, geopolitical, corporate. Whatever intellectual thread my mind pulls at quickly comes to a hopeless tangle. [article]

Five spiritual trends to watch for in 2009

January 3, 2009

Eastern spirituality will flower

“… global Buddhism is growing more socially ‘engaged’ (as Christianity, Judaism and Islam always have been). In the past two years, formerly hermit-like Buddhist monks have been at the heart of protests against brutal regimes in Myanmar and China.” [article]

Karen Armstrong: Charter for Compassion

November 14, 2008

image - Karen Armstrong - from www.guardian.co.ukThe practice of compassion is central to every one of the major world religions – but sometimes you would never know it. Instead, religion is associated with violence, intolerance and seems more preoccupied by dogmatic or sexual orthodoxy.

[article] [Charter for Compassion]

Obama on What He Believes

November 13, 2008

image - Beliefnet logo - from www.beliefnet.comThe most detailed and fascinating explication of Barack Obama‘s faith came in a 2004 interview he gave Chicago Sun-Times columnist Cathleen Falsani when he was running for U.S. Senate in Illinois. The column she wrote about the interview has been quoted and misquoted many times over, but she’d never before published the full transcript in a major publication. [Read it here.]