Bio: Thanissara, from London, was a Buddhist nun for 12 years and teaches meditation retreats with her partner Kittisaro since 1992. Together they founded Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat in 2000 in South Africa and co-authored Listening to the Heart, A Contemplative Guide to Engaged Buddhism. She is also author of Time To Stand Up, A Buddhist Manifesto for Our Earth, and several poetry books. Thanissara and Kittisaro recently launched Sacred Mountain Sangha, a California based Non Profit that hosts the Dharmapala Training, a two year, seven module training. http://www.dharmagiri.org http://www.sacredmountainsangha.org

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  1. The article’s (10/3) message is clear and profound. Thank you. Am enjoying the ecosatva training and Time to Stand Up. Feeling hopeful because of the people I’m meeting, wisdom I’m hearing, love that’s radiating. I deeply bow to everyone and everything.


    1. thanks robert – glad you are enjoying the ecosattva training and the book – yes, staying hopefully, in the midst of everything, feels important.


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