Environmental Dharma

Taking responsibility for our role in the environment can be a natural expression of Dharma practice as well as a vehicle for deepening wisdom and compassion. BIN is happy to support and share information about environmental efforts that are rooted in the Dharma.

Stewardship, care, and celebration of the Earth and Nature touch many aspects of Buddhist practice and teachings. Ethical conduct includes refraining from all types of harming, including harming ecosystems and taking actions that threaten future generations. Love and compassion are intended to extend to all beings in all geographies and circumstances. The deep principle of interdependence reminds us that our actions affect many beings.

These and other Buddhist ideas about Environmental Care are explored and developed in the sections linked below.