blog action day: buddhists and climate change

once again, blog action day and the october buddhist carnival fall on the same date. let me present to you, then, a few colourful strands from that corner of the blogosphere where buddhism and climate change intersect. icebergs are buddhist monks we always start that buddhist carnival with a poem. here is an excerpt from… Continue reading blog action day: buddhists and climate change

stand up against poverty

as promised, a video about poverty every day this week – blog action day week. this one is a moving piece from last year’s day against poverty. again, i want to take this opportunity and both thank some people who have been good to me, and also shamelessly use this linkbait to draw everyone’s attention… Continue reading stand up against poverty

october buddhist carnival – about poverty

the first part of the october buddhist carnival is entirely dedicated to the topic of blog action day 2008: poverty. longing for the begging bowl as usual, we start with a poem. here is a translation from malayalam into in english by k p pradesh – a poem by koyamparambath satchidanandan buddha, this earth is… Continue reading october buddhist carnival – about poverty

pants for poverty

tomorrow is blog action day, and the topic is poverty. i figured, why not post about poverty for the rest of the week? here’s a video by my mennonite friends. the mennonite central committee does an incredible amount of work in the areas of poverty and social action in general. and … the other thing… Continue reading pants for poverty