This month, we will be celebrating Earth Day on Sunday, April 22! With the insight of interbeing, we know that we are a part of Mother Earth, and just like how we take care of our own bodies, we aspire to take care of our precious planet. How will you show your love for… Read More

Go As A River: Peacefully Breathing and Joyfully Walking Through Times of Great Change August 22 – 26, 2018   Camp Courage Conference and Retreat Center,  Maple Lake MN ​ MARK YOUR CALENDARS –   DON’T MISS THIS! Registration Opens April 1, 2018 Camp Courage is a beautiful retreat center and is located on a wooded lake in… Read More

NOURISH YOURSELF IN THIS EARTH HOLDER CEREMONY ​Attention Earth Holder Members and Ambassadors. Registration is now open for the September 7th Second Annual Earth Holder Gathering. Invite a friend or your whole sangha and be among the first to participate in this special ceremony for loving and healing ourselves and Mother Earth. It’s a new… Read More

Communities across generations and faiths are coming together to reverse our environmental crisis. Now is the moment to direct our mindful energy outward to heal our planet and each other. Join us on Thursday, July 13 at 11 AM Pacific Time for the next session in the Mindful Resistance series. Heather Lyn Mann (author of… Read More

September 28 – October 1, 2017 | Mindfulness Retreat: In the Arms of Mother Earth, Abiquiu, NM – Ghost Ranch Retreat and Education Center. This is a very special opportunity to practice together in stunning northern New Mexico. The retreat will be facilitated and led by Monastic Dharma Teachers and Members of the Earth Holder… Read More

We’re a new Team of Earth Holders who are cooking up some wonderful, tasty and fun new ways for all Plum Village Practitioners – and all who visit this website – to embrace our Teacher’s vision of nourishing ourselves, and loving Mother Earth, with a plant-based diet.  You’ll be hearing more from us in the… Read More

November 7, 2016 Waking Up to Climate Responsibility It is said that we are never more alive – and awake to the moment – than when we are on the edge of destruction. Heather Mann – sailor, spiritual ecologist, Order of Interbeing member and facilitator for the Caretaking Council of the North American Earth Holder Sangha… Read More

The Earth Holder Sangha is joyfully continuing Thay’s teachings into our world, about and for the well-being of our world, and of all Beings. Our Mission is to help realize the vision of Dai Dong, the Great Togetherness, expressed by Thay, Sr Chan Khong and their friend, Alfred Hassler, at the Menton Conference in 1970.  This… Read More