EARTH Day Enquiry SUN 22 April 9.30am – 1pm
& Launch of the Eco-sattvas environmental action group
Are you ready to be inspired to collective action on Earth Day SUN 22nd APRIL?
You are invited to join us on Earth Day to explore the topic of Living in Harmony with our Environment. This will be an experiential workshop enquiry, where we explore our connection with the Earth and our commitments as Eco-sattvas.
We are inspired to follow the call to action of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, who personally drew up environmental instructions for all his monasteries and centres with 108 Points of Guidance.
“Our world is facing an environmental crisis which is complex, overwhelming and affects us all, but it is difficult to know where to begin and what we can do. It is very important for all of us to change our behaviour and we need to start taking practical steps….
"As Buddhist practitioners, we believe that our actions must flow from our aspiration to benefit all sentient beings and safeguard our mother Earth and that this positive change in our societies must begin with ourselves first."
- His Holiness the 17th Karmapa
We will also share a short video teaching by Akong Rinpoche, audit our plastics footprint & “Launch” the Cape Town Kagyu participation with SAFCEI ~ the Southern African Communities’ Environment Institute
Please come prepared to share & listen.
Where: Kagyu Samye Dzong, Cape Town 6 Morgenrood Road, Kenilworth
When: Sun 22 April, from 9.30am coffee and settle in Workshop from 10am to 1pm
There is no charge for the workshop, but please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org as space is limited at a relative level.
Upcoming further Conversations in Conservation to diarize:
Friday 27 April: Freedom Day, Ani Tsondru will run a morning workshop, Buddhism and the Environment, the path of the Eco-sattva
In May we have the researches of Ujubee. Come learn about these fascinating creatures who have outlived the dinosaurs. Bees are a keystone species of our Fynbos biome.
“Environmental conservation must be the very essence of our spiritual practice.”