This Giving Tuesday, we ask you to consider making a donation to the Padmasambhava Peace Institute, to help us continue to flourish as a center for dharma and environmental stewardship. https://givebutter.com/padmasambhava-peace-institute PPI has survived economic downturns and the COVID pandemic, thanks to the generosity and hard work of many people, and the blessings of the dharma […]
“We need acts of restoration, not only for polluted waters and degraded lands, but also for our relationship to the world. We need to restore honor to the way we live, so that when we walk through the world we don’t have to avert our eyes with shame, so that we can hold our heads up high and receive the respectful acknowledgment of the rest of the earth’s beings.” — Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass
During COVID, we have really appreciated being able to rely on high-speed internet. Our Airbnb guests were amazed to find multi-user streaming capability here! In 2018, PPI set up high-speed internet via radio link to our local ISP (internet service provider), a massive increase over old speeds. We are extremely grateful to all who helped […]
When local activists around the world find effective ways to make peace, minimize conflict and protect human rights, it is crucial that their approaches be shared more widely, since some strategies may also transcend local issues to be universally applicable.
Since 2016, there are panels stretching out along most of the south of east-facing roof of one large building, and for many months these panels generate enough power to run everything, plus earn enough credits with PG&E to carry us through the darker winter months. We feel very fortunate that conditions came together to make […]