Eating the Body of the World

by Michael I. Roehm

As we all know, living the Dharma is living conscientiously, which means taking responsibility for our whole life. And taking responsibility also means being aware of how we exist within the interconnected web of existence. It includes how we relate to others, how we drive, and how we eat. How we conscientiously eat includes the whole interdependent web involved in the act: what we eat, how we eat it, how we get our food, and how all this affects others and the planet.  MORE > 

Accompanying document: The Five Contemplations – Meal Gathas 

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