Novasutras Website Goes 300% Green

Novasutras Website Goes 300% Green

We’ve switched to GreenGeeks for our web hosting, so the Novasutras site is now better than carbon-neutral.

Why greener web hosting matters

Our commitment to agaya and ubuntu means that Novasutras takes solving the climate crisis very seriously. While online services are much less carbon-intensive that many in-person or material options, they do require plenty …

Offering Gifts: Novasutras and the Gift Economy
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Offering Gifts: Novasutras and the Gift Economy

In keeping with our commitment to ubuntu, Novasutras events and other content are provided on a gift economy basis. Right now, we rely on small money donations from individuals to keep our website operational, to host online and in-person events, and to pay basic expenses.

When all the world is a gift in motion,

Working to #StopLine3
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Working to #StopLine3

Why the Efforts to #StopLine3 Matter

The proposed Line 3 pipeline expansion would despoil the sacred land and water of Minnesota. It is a project of Canadian fossil fuel company Enbridge, to increase their exports of climate-destabilizing tar-sands oil. Line 3 construction violates treaty rights of the indigenous people to fish, hunt and harvest manoomin

Liberation + Interdependence = Ubuntu
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Liberation + Interdependence = Ubuntu

In the United States, the 4th of July is a day set aside to celebrate independence from tyranny. While independence (in the sense of liberation and autonomy) is valuable, it leaves us with an incomplete story.  As participants in life on Earth, we are not, and cannot ever be, fully independent. So July 4th is

Jungles of Joy
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Jungles of Joy

Jungles of joy, jungles of joy- let my soul be crammed with jungles of joy
Until
It breaks open, no longer able to hold back the bursting life.
The vines of my soul wiggle through the cracks,
The hummingbirds dart out lured by red wails in the desert.
Jungle beasts slink blinking
Into the harsh, …

Celebrate Well-Being on Earth for the May Cross-Quarter
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Celebrate Well-Being on Earth for the May Cross-Quarter

Please join us to celebrate the May Cross-Quarter, the midpoint between the March Equinox and the June Solstice. Like all of our Octal Celebrations, we will feature messages of global wellness, joy and loving-kindness for all beings. These practices remind us of our ecospiritual connection to the Earth-Sun dance.

Tuesday, May 4th, 3:15pm PDT 

A Celebration to Promote Planetary Well-Being this Cross-Quarter
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A Celebration to Promote Planetary Well-Being this Cross-Quarter

Please join us to celebrate this Cross-Quarter, the midpoint between the December Solstice and the March Equinox. Our Octal Celebrations will feature messages of global wellness, joy and loving-kindness for all beings. These practices remind us of our ecospiritual connection to the Earth-Sun dance.

The precise moment of this Cross-Quarter is February 3rd at …