On Remembrance Day for Lost Species, we offer actions to protect endangered species. A guided meditation honors lost species, and strengthens resolve to protect currently endangered species. Learn about an indigenous-led prayer walk, and news around the opening of the COP28 climate talks.
The Overview Effect is the transformative experience of seeing the Earth from space. It offers a path to rediscovering awe, wonder, and reverence for the living world.
The Novasutras term agaya represents concepts found in numerous indigenous cultures. It includes our recognition of and response to the transcendent, creative, loving and sacred beauty of the living Earth. Agaya is strongly resonant with the Diné word “hózho.”
Giving thanks can be a celebration of agaya and ubuntu, whether through personal practices like gratitude journaling, or community-building through the Native American tradition of the “Thanksgiving Address.” What are you grateful for? How do you celebrate ubuntu and agaya?
Daily aspirations for an enlivening morning practice: to live each day to its fullest, without expectation, to be bold and unpredictable, with good humor, to love humanity, to serve Gaia.
Novasutras has joined the Rapid Transition Alliance, a global network of people and organizations working towards the Paris Agreement goals of keeping our Earth’s warming below 1.5 C. This network explores how we can make a rapid transition away from climate disruption, and toward a future where all beings might thrive, sharing stories of hope and success along the journey.
Ecospirituality supports well-being in people of all ages. Our allies at The Resilient Activist have great resources for nurturing kids to maintain their resilience through a healthy relationship to living Nature. These include an upcoming class for families, Nature Stories videos and recommended activities, plus links to research on the relationship between climate, nature connection, and mental health for young people.
We celebrate the legacy of the inspirational Desmond Tutu, one of the world’s foremost spokespersons for ubuntu. In Novasutras we expand on the deep truths of ubuntu for the liberation of all beings and the healing of Earth.