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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being transformation 2023 – Rev. angel Kyodo Williams’s potent, powerful and proven be.ing transformation retreat takes place for the sixth year at Hui Ho’olana, the “Heart Chakra” of Molokai, HI. 2023 Dates to be announced soon. Join mailing list to be notified.
"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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Rev. angel Kyodo Williams will lead a program that begins with a 30-minute guided meditation at 7 p.m., and followed by a dharma talk and discussion at 7:30 p.m.