Environmental Revolution in Contemporary Buddhism: The Interbeing of Individual and Collective Consciousness in Ecology

  title={Environmental Revolution in Contemporary Buddhism: The Interbeing of Individual and Collective Consciousness in Ecology},
  author={Hui Ling. Lim},
A spiritual awakening is necessary to address the global ecological crisis and to bring about an environmental revolution. The aim of this paper is to bring together various passages from Thich Nhat Hanh’s works that refer to a collective consciousness and environmental revolution, in order to gain some insight into what the view of contemporary Buddhism might have been on the idea of Buddhist environmentalism. This paper is divided into three main areas: the concept of interbeing, the view on… 
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