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James Baraz

James Baraz is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center. James started the Community Dharma Leader program, the Kalyana Mitta Network, helped create the Heavenly Messengers Training Program, and is a teacher-advisor to the Spirit Rock Family program. James has been leading the online course Awakening Joy since 2003. In recent years, he has been focusing on Dharma and Climate Change, and serves as an advisor to One Earth Sangha, a website devoted to Buddhist responses to Climate Change.

His books include Awakening Joy with Shoshana Alexander and Awakening Joy for Kids with Michele Lilyanna. For more information, visit awakeningjoy.info

View James's upcoming Spirit Rock programs.

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Please support One Earth here, and Spirit Rock here.

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Michele Lilyanna's A Child's Letter to the Earth.

Featured Video Talk

This day was offered in the spirit of dana as a benefit for One Earth Sangha, a platform for teachings on a wise Dharma response to climate change, and Spirit Rock. All the presenters offered teachings as their dana to support this day. We wanted to make the day available to all, and hope it will inspire everyone to be as generous as possible!

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