Michelleanne Bradley is a practicing Pagan and Buddhist in the San Diego area. She was ordained into the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh in 2013. She completed two years of facilitator training with Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, and has completed a Year to Live practice. She founded the Luminous Garden Sangha, and is a facilitator with Los Palomitas de Paz Sangha. Michelleanne’s focus in practice has been on the role of women in Buddhism (and really, everywhere).Michelleanne is a feminist, and writer, and consultant who says fuck a lot.
By Michelleanne Bradley My Buddhist practice saved my life. Much like anything else that is life-saving, I have a relatively constant struggle with Buddhism. Even with my home monastery, which has provided the solid foundation of active...read more
By Michelleanne Bradley I am a mostly trusting person. I believe that people are not perfect, and that we are doing the best that we can with what we have at the moment. On this site right here, there were articles written on each step of the Eightfold...read more
By Michelleanne Bradley I must confess. I’ve been practicing since the Solstice as if my life depends on it. That has looked far more like solitary practice than even I sometimes prefer, which is funny because in most practices, I am the...read more
By Michelleanne Bradley There is something about watching women step forward to confront their abusers, the ones who have haunted them in the dark, some for years. Abuse and harassment is not a new phenomenon. I am not going to recite the...read more
By Michelleanne Bradley Travel is not always synonymous with equanimity practice for me. I most recently received a Statement of Work on Monday morning around 8 am, and needed to be across the country by the next afternoon. I am working a lot for the first time in...read more
By Michelleanne Bradley Samhain. This year. Fall has always been my favorite season. The colors brighten and intensify, leaves drop to the ground, the days grow shorter and nights grow longer. The rhythm of the earth seems to drift to where the natural turn is to...read more