Designing Regenerative Cultures

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Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 (14:00 -15:30)
Price per person: $15

July 16

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST / 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. CEST

About the Session

Eco-Dharma Talk Series session one.

Join this exploration of the ways in which we can reframe and understand the crises that we currently face and how we can live our way rather than know our way into the future. How is it possible to stop chasing the mirage of certainty and control in a complex and unpredictable world and instead collaborate in the creation of diverse regenerative cultures adapted to the unique biocultural conditions of place? 

Daniel Wahl makes the case for the importance of creating biomaterials-based circular economies that are conducive to life. He highlights the destructive nature of our economic system, where environmental and social costs are not adequately priced and regenerative activity is not incentivised. Daniel warns that conventional education systems based on competition are anachronistic, and that skills of collaboration must be nurtured to deliver regenerative economies that benefit all. 

Come learn more!

About Daniel

Daniel Christian Wahl is one of the catalysts of the rising reGeneration and the author of Designing Regenerative Cultures - so far translated into seven languages. He works as a consultant, educator and activist with NGOs, businesses, governments and global change agents. With degrees in biology and holistic science, and a PhD in Design for Human and Planetary Health, his work has influenced the emerging fields of regenerative design and salutogenic design. Winner of the 2021 RSA Bicentenary Medal for applying design in service to society. Awarded a two year Volans-Fellowship in 2022.

About the Eco-Dharma Talk Series

July 16-20

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern / 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. CEST

15 USD / EUR per session

This event is part of the Eco-Dharma Talk Series: Exploring Where A Mindful Life and Ecology Meet with Dougald Hine, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Adam Lobel, Catherine McGee, Liane Stephan, and Christian Daniel Wahl.

Topics in this five-day Eco-Dharma Talk series range from circular economies, the importance of local food, finding our way in the midst of climate and other crises, ”inner dimensions of sustainability," and our connection to the sacred earth. This talk series is being offered by Shambhala Online, in collaboration with Dechen Chöling Retreat Centre in France, and hosted by the Shambhala Touching the Earth Collective.

Session Topics and Presenters:

July 16 - Designing Regenerative Cultures with Christian Daniel Wahl 

July 17 - Local Food Can Save the World with Helena Norberg-Hodge 

July 18 - At Work in the Ruins: Finding Our Way In A Chaotic World with Dougald Hine

July 19 - Inner Green Deal with Liane Stephan

July 20 - This Sacred Earth with Catherine McGee and Adam Lobel

Each live session will include:

  • A brief guided meditation
  • A one-hour presentation
  • Time for exchange and questions
  • Connection with other meditation practitioners interested in the intersection between a mindful life, Buddhism, ecology, and care for our planet

Join one session or join them all. We can't wait to see you there!

This online talk series is part of an in-person retreat being hosted at Dechen Chöling Retreat Centre in Limoges, France. To find out more and join in-person at Dechen Chöling, visit the Dechen Chöling retreat registration page

PLEASE NOTE: Prices are in US Dollars . Request a discount before you register to allow for exchange rates or other discounts.

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