Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation was released on Juneteenth—a day that symbolizes and holds forth the promise of Black Liberation—of this year. Rev. angel notes, “Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.”
In the light of the egregious, inhumane, and un-American policies of this administration, we are gonna have to take risks, make sacrifices, and put it all on the line to protect our fellow brothers and sisters. No amount of meditation and good intentions is enough to meet this moment. This is about solidarity in action.
The webinar included discussions on why using the phrase white supremacy is critical, why it’s important to see differences between people even while acknowledging that we are all one, why a mindfulness approach helps people confront inequity, and how each person needs to learn to love and free their own self on the way to promoting love and freedom for everyone else.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams speaks about focusing on yourself, she teaches about the small things we should be paying attention to.
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo Williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities. Read their conversation in the Winter 2014 issue of Buddhadharma.
Zen teacher and social activist, angel Kyodo Williams, reminds us that societies can change on a massive scale. At one time, slavery was considered an economic necessity, but new ways were found because society could no longer bear it. Angel asks, can today's society reject individualism on that scale?
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams discusses with Dr. James Doty. This video is part of the second annual Awake in the World conference, which features over 40 inspiring thought leaders, wisdom holders, and social visionaries discussing practical teachings for living a more mindful and purposeful life.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams defines meditation, she brings out the several advantages of meditation and helps people understand postures and steps to practice meditations.
“The Hidden Other: When Mindfulness Meets Unconscious Bias,” that’s sure to hit home given the prevalence of structural racism in the U.S., made obvious by recent police brutality committed against black U.S. citizens
Angel leads a meditation joining an ancient instruction w/ modern centering.