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Luisa (Lulu) Cook, RDN, is a vegan nutritionist with a background in sustainable food systems and mindful eating. She has been trained as a Dhamma group facilitator with Noah Levine (Dharma Punx and Against the Stream), and is currently a student of Amma Thanasanti (Awakening Truth). She is a householder in the Bay Area who practices the Dhamma as it unfolds in a busy urban home with two dogs, a daughter and partner, and the occasional hip-hop concert.

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Eco-wisdom and Effort
A Buddhist approach to taking an active role in creating an environmentally sustainable culture
Uploaded 23 Oct 2015
Earth Day and Eco-Dharma: Celebration and Somber Reflection
Earth Day, 22 April, is a day to celebrate the glories of the natural world. For those of us who are aware of the ecological crisis our planet is on the brink of, it may also bring up grief, anger, or
Uploaded 24 Apr 2015
Wise Resolutions for the New Year
The New Year is a time when many of us naturally reflect on our hopes and intentions for the year to come. It is a season imbued with freshness, openness, and newness—much like the state of mind we cu
Uploaded 23 Jan 2015
Eco-Dharma and the Eight Worldly Winds
A massive and historical mobilization of communities on behalf of the environment took place at People’s Climate rallies worldwide over the weekend of 20–21 September. Students from every tradition of
Uploaded 17 Oct 2014
The Metta of Meals
What would the practice of metta look like if we applied it to eating? The cultivation of an attitude of unconditional friendliness, or metta practice, is foundational to Buddhist teaching. It is ofte
Uploaded 15 Aug 2014
The Best Summer Dhamma Diet
As summer begins, many of us are planning for pleasant events such as BBQs, beach clean-ups, and special Vassa preparations with our sanghas. Others may find the warmer days bring up unpleasant emotio
Uploaded 12 Jun 2014
How Belief in Rebirth Might Protect the Earth
An American Buddhist friend of mine recounted a conversation she had with another practitioner, one who comes from a clear, unwavering cultural confidence in the teachings of rebirth. He marveled that
Uploaded 4 Apr 2014
The Four Truths of Climate Change
Applying the Buddhist Four Truths to climate change
Uploaded 4 Jan 2014
Sustainability and Wellness: What are we even talking about?
When you see the word sustainability, what associations come immediately to mind? This term is having its moment in the spotlight of public awareness, along with other words like mindfulness and welln
Uploaded 5 Dec 2013
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