- Concerned about the environment and interested in mindfulness practice?
- A climate activist looking for ways of staying resourced?
- A Buddhist wanting to respond to the climate crisis and ecological emergency?
We are a Buddhist subgroup of Extinction Rebellion. We come together from many different traditions to respond to the climate and ecological emergencies. We believe non-violent direct action and Buddhist practice can be the same thing. We work to overcome systems of greed and oppression both in the world and in ourselves. We follow the principles and values of Extinction Rebellion.
Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse.
A reflection by by Mat Osmond Three years ago I took part in civil resistance for the first time when I joined Extinction Rebellion for their October 2019 uprising. On my fourth day with XR I was finally arrested, minutes after my friend Satya Robin had been carried past me by six police officers, sobbing …
I spent most of 2021 planning for COP in Glasgow, I helped to organise an interfaith pilgrimage from London and Bristol all the way to Glasgow. I stayed in Glasgow for the duration of the conference, along with many other activists peacefully holding space in the streets. On the last night of the conference I …
By Andy Wistreich The life story of the Buddha is a great source of teachings, very relevant to today.Born into a royal family, before enlightenment, the Buddha was Prince Siddhartha. There had been a prophecy after his birth that he would either become a great emperor, or a great spiritual teacher. Because his parents wanted …