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This April, Reverend angel Kyodo Williams spoke at Naropa’s Authentic Leadership Center as part of their Mindfulness in the Workplace Series. Williams has been called “the most vocal and intriguing African-American Buddhist in America.” Following are some excerpts of her talk and conversation with the audience.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams is a maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer, outspoken activist, and social visionary…Racial justice leader and Zen priest Rev. angel Kyodo Williams returns to the Twin Cities to offer a public talk Friday evening, a BIPOC retreat all day Saturday, and a Dharma talk Sunday morning. Hosted by Clouds in Water Zen Center.
John DeMont on the radical Buddhism of Rev. angel Kyodo Williams. … 2016 book Radical Dharma about using love and Buddhist practice as a solution … Rather than renounce the world of politics, political engagement,
We can only accomplish shifts in awareness through radical honesty, a common ground where we can drop our need for perfection to speak and act from a place of deep vulnerability, and authentic presence.“Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.” Whether in writing, teaching, or speaking, her voice is unique.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams in a speaking engagement at Howard University, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel as part of their Sunday.
From Sunday Chapel Service to Friday Jummah Prayers and other services from diverse faith traditions, Rankin Chapel offers a spiritual haven for students who leave the safety of home to embrace the challenges of higher education.
From Rev. angel Kyodo Williams: Radical Dharma is insurgence rooted in love, and all that love of self and others implies. It takes self-liberation to its necessary end by moving beyond personal transformation to transcend dominant social norms and deliver us into collective freedom.
“love & justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters.”The primary mission of the group is to bring together organizations and individuals to do the collective work to dismantle the systems of oppression that impact the basic needs of black and brown people worldwide, and at the same time harms everyone regardless of social identity or socioeconomic status. A number of whites were inspired by the Gammage murder to join with the black community in addressing its struggles in this “most livable city.”