AMERICAN BUDDHIST WOMEN
Quarterly Electronic MagaZine (eZine) from Sakyadhita USA
Issue No. 8, Fall 2015
Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Dharma and Direct Action at the Whitehouse
Rev. Koji Dreher and Rev. Michaela O'Connor Bono, resident priests at Mid City Zen Center, New Orleans, LA. Rev. Michaela is a SUSA founder and board member.
NEWS FROM NEW ORLEANS — Dharma & Direct Action Training, November 14-15 at Mid City Zen Center
The Buddhist Peace Fellowship sponsored a weekend intensive on Dharma & Direct Action, aimed at building concrete skills for compassionate confrontation. "In a world tormented by racism, sexism, climate disasters, economic oppression, and more," activists came together "to learn how to develop inspiring responses guided by spiritual wisdom, political awareness, and a bodhisattva’s vow for collective liberation." Sakyadhita USA board member Rev. Michaela O'Connor Bono serves as a priest at the Mid City Zen Center, New Orleans.
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