Joanna Macy – Buddhist Scholar and Eco-Philosopher
Joanna Macy is a Findhorn Fellow who, “focuses on the interface between spiritual breakthrough and social/environmental action.”
“Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. As the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, she has created a ground-breaking theoretical framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application.”
In this video, Joanna Macy recalls the story of the coming of the Kingdom of Shambhala as related to her by one of her teachers, Choegyal Rinpoche. She speaks of Heart, Compassion, and Wisdom as the tools of the Shambhala Warrior in this challenging world.
From the website, Joanna Macy and Her Work
In these pages you’ll find key aspects of my work:
- its sources in , theory, and ;
- its experiential methods for group learning, known as the ,
including despair work, deep ecology work, and deep time work;
- information about ;
- empowering ideas, such as ;
- practices for inspiration and renewal, such as the Council of All Beings and the
Partake and use for the healing of our world!