Engaged Projects

Engaged projects in religion and ecology refers to the activities of community organizations and religious institutions that are inspiring and grounding environmental concerns in practical programs, outreach, and education. These projects generally incorporate religious traditions as part of their environmental philosophy drawing on particular scriptures, symbols, and rituals. Engaged projects range from Learning Centers and Retreat Centers to Organic Farms and Alternative Energy Communities.
 

Engaged Projects in Cambodia

Mlup Baitong, Buddhism and Environment Program
 

Engaged Projects in Europe

Eco-Dharma Centre
 

Engaged Projects in the Himalayas

Khoryug
 

Engaged Projects in Sri Lanka

Sarvodaya
 

Engaged Projects in Thailand

Thai Ecology Monks
 

Engaged Projects in the United States of America

Buddhism and Ecology Conference
Earth Sangha
Green Gulch Farm (a project of the San Francisco Zen Center)
Green Sangha
One Earth Sangha
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Upaya Zen Center
Yokoji Zen Mountain Center
 

International Engaged Projects

Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Dharma Gaia Trust
Dharma Teachers International Collaborative on Climate Change
International Network of Engaged Buddhists
Transcendence and Sustainability: Asian Visions with Global Potential (Transsustain)

 


Header photo: Cambodian monks ordaining trees, ©Chantal Elkin, Courtesy of ARC