Join us for a Virtual Panel Discussion with angel Kyodo Williams, Otis Moss III, Rinku Sen, facilitated by Katharine R. Henderson. The systems of racial injustice, economic inequality, and environmental degradation plaguing our national and global existence are not inevitable, but to change them we must commit to a new spiritual imperative this election cycle and beyond.
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Rev. angel Kyodo Williams Sensei, is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer, and founder of the Center for Transformative Change. The idea was generated after they saw the results of having been asked to participate in such a dialogue together for Buddhadharma magazine. The positive response made even clearer the unique interconnection of their perspectives and positions on the value of Buddhist teachings in reflecting on the moment in history we are in.
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.