Year of Engaged Dharma Class Site

General Class Resources

Welcome Message
Guidelines and Format for Practice Groups
Overview of Focus Area(s) & Presentation(s)

The below resources address central themes of the course, including building resilience, cultivating love, being engaged, and supporting racial justice.

Session 2 – October 22, 2017

Everything you need to know after Session 2

Audio Recordings



I’m gonna let life move me
I’m gonna let life stir me deep
I’m gonna let life wake me from an ancient sleep
I’m gonna laugh all my laughter
I’m gonna cry all my tears
I’m gonna love the rain as deeply as the sun when it clears

*Slightly modified version can be found here.


  1. Individual – Read the first two chapters of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Creating True Peace. (Homework for Sept-Oct was the first four chapters of Donald Rothberg’s An Engaged Spiritual Life.)
  2. Practice Group – Inquiries to explore during check-ins:
    1. What particular area of engaged dharma is of interest to you?