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Ecodharma Retreat Center

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RMERC Updates – November 2020

This year has been extraordinarily challenging for everyone, so we are pleased to send you this update on how RMERC is doing today: what’s been accomplished so far, what has…
by | November 30, 2020

Inner and Outer Nature: an Ecodharma Retreat

A two week retreat led by David Loy and Johann Robbins On a sunny July morning a group of meditators is sitting beside a creek in the Rocky Mountains. The…
by , | December 26, 2019

Mark Coleman’s Blog

https://mailchi.mp/awakeinthewild/april2019?e=[UNIQID] Greetings, I have just returned from Baja again (earlier this year I was teaching my Awake in the Wild Teacher Training there), after teaching for 3 weeks. I had the pleasure of teaching…
by | April 24, 2019

Is the Eco-Crisis a Spiritual Crisis?

Many people assume that if we just convert to renewable sources of energy, our economy and society can continue to function indefinitely in much the same way that they have…
by | April 20, 2019

Ecodharma: an Introduction to a new book by David Loy

Download this complete introduction as a pdf It is no exaggeration to say that today humanity faces its greatest challenge ever: in addition to burgeoning social crises, a self-inflicted ecological catastrophe…
by | April 1, 2019

Dharma, Decolonization, And The Frontlines: Caroline Savery & Matthew Duffy

(Invited submission by Caroline Savery and Matthew Duffy in response to three questions posed by RMERC to the community. This version includes light editing by RMERC board member Kritee Kanko.…
by | March 20, 2019

Summer 2017 at RMERC: A video

Many thanks to Janine Ibbotson for this beautiful video that captures summer activities at RMERC in 2017! We are now actively renovating to ready for summer 2018. See you then!
by | September 9, 2017

Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center is for all of us: A guest post

(By Nancy Peters*) Having already reserved a space at the newly-opened Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center (RMERC) for our summer sessin next June, our Zen Center will be the first…
by | August 10, 2017

White privilege: How should we confront it compassionately?

(By Kritee Kanko) I have been wanting to write my response to the question David Loy, our Ecodharma elder and a fellow founding board member of Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center…
by | July 13, 2017

Climate despair vs. action: A false choice?

(By Kritee Kanko) Some of you might have seen the New York magazine's haunting cover story on climate change and how soon the planet will become uninhabitable for human life.…
by | July 13, 2017

Are We Pissing Into the Wind?

(By Johann Robbins) One can easily feel hopelessness and despair at the state of the world. What humanity has done and continues to do to this planet can leave us…
by | March 21, 2017

What is Ecodharma?

(By David Loy) Ecodharma is a relatively new word, and its meaning is by no means fixed. The term combines the teachings of Buddhism and related spiritual traditions (dharma) with ecology…
by | March 21, 2017
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