Tarka #03: On Ecology

In this issue of Tarka, On Ecology, we look at the intersection of ecology and contemplative practice – including various ways of understanding and relating to nature, environmental degradation, and modes for healing. The result is an interdisciplinary, multifaceted study of ecology.

Articles from this Issue

Re-Membering Our Relation to the Earth Soil for Ecologically Sound Cities

Climate Emergency, Pandemic, Racial Injustice – all point to humanity’s fatal error. Humanity is not the superior species on the Earth nor is any particular human group more superior than others.

What is Ecofeminism?

To define ecofeminism, it might be useful to look at the terms it synthesizes. Any conversation, in this case, between…

The Ecology of Tantra: Why Yogis Eat Carrots Rather Than Cows

To live a life according to the wisdom of ecology is the most urgent task for humanity today. What can the philosophy of yoga contribute to this critical challenge? How can we develop an environmental ethics according to yogic principles? What would a sustainable ethics based on yoga look like?

Mindful Ecofeminism and the Multispecies Sangha

When practitioners set foot on a spiritual path, we want to bring our whole selves—our ethics and values, our commitments to social and environmental justice, and our embodied interbeing with all animal and plant species, water-bodies and air-bodies, soil and rock.

Forging the Spirit through Climate Change Practice

Working with Indra’s net is a practice that develops character and builds capacity and resilience.

What is Līlā?

Līlā means, among other things, “sport,” “play” and “pastime.” Often translated as “divine play,” līlā signifies a number of theological and metaphysical ideas that pertain to the spontaneous playfulness of the absolute or supreme being.

Sacred Rivers as Divine Ecology

Rivers are sacred because they carry you toward the source, yet contain the source— water—themselves. They are a metaphor for life. They describe the journey from birth to death. They wash away everything that has been, making new ground for growth.

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