As we tend Earth’s seed within, we ready the conditions for Her blossoming. Earth is born anew in human form.

Connecting with the fertile dimensions of our planetary moment suggests that the Earth as a whole is evoking a more thorough engagement with the mind’s deep layers. In a way, the global arena has become a mirror that constantly reflects back what’s taking place within. This is a unique opportunity, an ever-present reminder to sharpen a more discerning view of who we truly are that breaks through layers of self-enclosure and reactivity into the living, breathing presence that sustains us…


Water, in many ways, is elusive by nature, adopting countless shapes, here static, there always on the move. Water is reminiscent of the soul; it is essential for life but close to impossible to define in its fullness. The water that makes up our bodies is the same liquid that has evaporated from oceans and rivers, traveled to the sky, fell as rain, and later flowed back to the sea enriched with nutrients and sediments.

Our sweat has known the depths of the ocean, has delved even deeper into the Earth, watering its crustal features and returning back to the…


In many ways, the pain we feel for the ailing Earth tests our human limits. The largely unconscious guilt we bear knowing that we, in the industrial world, have become a weapon of mass destruction is unparalleled in the history of humankind and that of the Earth. It is therefore not surprising that the average industrial citizen delves into a perennial search for distractions of all kinds so as to avoid looking into the inner abyss of anxiety and pain. …


Como nosso impulso espiritual mais profundo é melhor expressado em nossos tempos atuais?

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O que nós chamamos ‘o divino’ não nada além da energia do despertar, da paz, da compreensão, e do amor, que pode ser encontrada não só em cada ser humano, mas em todas as espécies na Terra.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Eu me perguntei incontáveis vezes a razão porque eu sou atraído por uma espiritualidade sensível à ecologia. Além da sua utilidade como uma resposta muito necessária para os desafios que nós encaramos como uma família humana ou o que eu sou capaz de discernir e intelectualizar, eu imagino qual é a natureza essencial da minha profunda paixão e meu profundo…


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El filósofo Noruego Arne Naess es reconocido como el originador del movimiento de la ecología profunda. En un ensayo llamado Lo superficial y lo profundo, movimiento ecológico de largo alcance,1 Naess cuestionó el valor y efectividad de los movimientos ambientales modernos, considerando que sus estrategias de acción y resolución de problemas operaban desde una óptica superficial. La “ecología superficial” produce soluciones de corto plazo a retos complejos, interconectados y con incidencia en múltiples esferas del quehacer humano. …


Cultivating Space Amidst Difficulty

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Good and bad, happy and sad, all thoughts vanish into emptiness like the imprint of a bird in the sky.

- Chogyam Trungpa

Gazing inward, I find a constant experience of restlessness. This is specially the case when dealing with difficult interpersonal situations or when going through personal challenges. Yet even when circumstances appear to be OK, there seems to be a universal, underground current of subtle despair that accompanies my experience.

Rather than what may seem logical, the way through this ingrained dimension of uneasiness is not to sweep it under the mind’s rug, but…


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Los participantes del consejo habían ya asimilado la presencia de Artemio, recibiéndole como un miembro más del encuentro. De entre ellos, el felino más grande de las Américas expresó su intención de compartir la palabra.

— Pero por supuesto. Sería un gran honor — respondió Kauyumari.

Las diferentes criaturas estaban impresionadas con la apariencia del felino y la refinada gracia y extrema precisión de sus movimientos. Hasta ese momento, Tuwe, el guerrero jaguar, había permanecido echado en el suelo, encubriendo su majestuosa presencia.

Tenía dos metros de largo, una cabeza grande, filosos colmillos, poderosas patas y un exquisito pelaje con…


How’s our deepest spiritual impuse best expressed in our current times?

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What we call “the divine” is none other than the energy of awakening, of peace, of understanding, and of love, which is to be found not only in every human being, but in every species on Earth.

Thich Nhat Hanh

I have asked myself countless times the reason why I’m attracted to an ecologically sensitive spirituality. Beyond its usefulness as a much needed response to the challenges we face as a human family or what I am able to discern and intellectualize, I wonder what’s the essential nature of…


El alma de la regeneración personal y planetaria

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Es posible argumentar que la ecopsicología o el estudio de la relación psicológica entre los humanos y la naturaleza es tan vieja como nuestra especie.

Desde el amanecer del Homo sapiens ha existido un profundo lazo evolutivo y bio-psicológico con la naturaleza. Históricamente, este lazo ha sido caracterizado por el animismo; la creencia de que los seres vivos y sus parajes están dotados de un principio dador de vida.

Para virtualmente todas las sociedades pre-industriales, la divinidad y lo material conformaban una totalidad. La naturaleza era sagrada. Si tuviéramos la oportunidad de…


How to unleash the child of wisdom found within?

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The ostensible goal of alchemy is to change base metals or lead into gold. Seen from a psycho-spiritual perspective, this goal can be likened to the transformation of our current state of being, largely based on a restrictive structure loosely referred as the “ego,” to one that is consciously held in unity and wholeness referred to by Carl Jung as the “Self.” …

Adrián Villaseñor Galarza, PhD

I’m passionate about human transformation in service of the Earth so as to explore the regenerative expression of our deep potentials.

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