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.”

http://www.joannamacy.net/aboutjoannamacy.html

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

“For peace, justice, and life on Earth, fresh ways of seeing arise, and ancient ways return. This web site opens doors to the new bodies of thought, time-tested spiritual practices, and pioneering group methods, that I find to be powerful inspirations to understanding and action. I share these resources in service to the revolution of our time: the “Great Turning” from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization.

In these pages you’ll find key aspects of my work:

Partake and use for the healing of our world!

http://www.joannamacy.net