Rev. angel Kyodo williams
Not that a Black, mixed-raced woman Zen priest is ordinary to begin with, but Rev. angel Kyodo williams defies and transcends any title, descriptor or category you can imagine. Freed from ordinary ways of naming, she captures imaginations, expands visions, and gets straight to the heart of the work of liberation.
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Once called “the most intriguing African-American Buddhist” by Library Journal, and “one of our wisest voices on social evolution” by Krista Tippett, Rev. angel Kyodo williams Sensei, is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer and founder of Center for Transformative Change.
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RADICAL DHARMA: Talking Race, Love and Liberation – “the book for right now” is igniting conversations to radically transform how race is navigated in dharma, yoga, activist, faith communities and more. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that this book shifted the tide of what liberation means worldwide. Transform race in your life now.
BEING BLACK: Zen and the Art of Living With Fearlessness & Grace – The book that changed everything for so many reached its 20th year anniversary in 2020, Rev. angel’s first critically-acclaimed book was called “a classic” by Buddhist pioneer Jack Kornfield and “an act of love” by iconic writer Alice Walker. Find out why.
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27 Days of Change – The gateway program. With guidance, clear structure, and community, you can jumpstart the change you want to make happen in your life in just 27 days.
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being transformation 2022 – Rev. angel Kyodo Williams’s potent, powerful and proven be.ing transformation retreat will take place for the third year at Hui Ho’olana, the “Heart Chakra” of Molokai, HI
Embodied Social Justice Certificate Program – Rev. angel co-directs the only online program to dive into the embodiment of social justice.
Toward a More Radical Dharma w/ Fu Schroeder – Come explore what a “radical Dharma” really means in light of our aspiration to live for the benefit of all beings.
In this profound conversation, Tami Simon and Rev. angel take a deep look at how society shapes our sense of belonging—and how we can all take back the power to belong for ourselves.
A companion conversation in the On Being episode that has been re-aired for the third time — Krista catches up with Rev. angel Kyodo Williams on how she’s keeping her fearlessness alive through pandemics and rupture.
This prophetic conversation, which Rev. angel Kyodo Williams had with Krista in 2018, is an invitation to imagine and nourish the transformative potential of this moment — toward human wholeness.
Thank you for saying their names, of the people whose names should be here now. 87u“may they each be held in the grace of knowing they were loved and thus rest in peace.”
In this piece called EVOLve, solo artist, drummer and composer, Kendrick Scott, uses a hybrid drum setup with SensoryPercussionto explore the words of Rev. angel Kyodo williams.
As we gear up for in-person Radical Dharma Summer 2022, this week our #getintheconversation series transports us to RD Camp, Being Yourself session, where Rev. angel walking us through the Radical “practice of remembering” & outline the poetic opportunity to disrupt the acculturation of forgetfulness.
RD is igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice + white supremacy plays out in society. RD is an urgent call to action with a framework that outlines & takes into account the ways that racism + advantage prevent our collective healing.
Drop IN to the powerful conversation Harm vs. Hurt w/ Resmaa Menakem & Rev. angel Kyodo williams to explore what is showing up for you now, & allow yourself to turn into the hurt of historical, ancestral & generational harm to build authentic culture + connection.
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Drop into the Greene Space w/Molly Webster lean into conversation Does Marriage Need an Update? Where Rev. angel unfolds the under language of love & how unfamiliar spaces of love seed + reshape our relationship to love + belonging.
“… why do we practice? Well, we practice being able to withstand the truth of that. That there is no answer. There is no book. There is no script. If you get to the Jedi mountain, & they burned all the books, what will you do then?”
"love and justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters."
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