Buddhism and Climate Change

| March 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

Recently the renowned translator and activist Bhikkhu Bodhi gave a daylong event on Buddhism and climate change. Today’s video summarizes his concerns and diagnoses, and looks at some aspects of Buddhist practice that can help us in our daily struggles with this key issue.

Bhikkhu Bodhi’s organization Buddhist Global Relief

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Doug is Study Director of the Secular Buddhist Association. He has a PhD in Philosophy, with a minor in Buddhist philosophy and Sanskrit. In 2013 he completed the year-long Integrated Study and Practice Program with the BCBS and NYIMC. A long time scientific skeptic, he pursues a naturalized approach to practice. He is also interested in scholarship about the Tipiṭaka, and the theoretical and historical origins of the dhamma. He posts videos at Doug's Secular Dharma on YouTube. Some of his writing can be found at academia.edu.

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  1. m.miller says:

    Quick question: Did Bhikkhu Bodhi give an account of how the domains of value were generated? I ask because it very much seems to mirror Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (https://simplypsychology.org/maslow.html) which was published in the 50’s and is still widely referenced in psychology and education. If Bodhi (or whoever developed the domains of value) came to a similar conceptualization independently, that would be quite interesting.

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