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.
In this podcast, we discuss pathways for social evolution, personal liberation, and living with integrity—even when no one is watching.
In this conversation with Rev. Micheal-Ray Matthews, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams described love as the spaces and places where we are enabled and empowered to be free. Dr. Martin Luther King describes power as love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.
In the face of today’s political and social unrest, is it possible to create a wise, kind, and strong human society? Rev. angel Kyodo Williams speaks about how the collective process of waking up is closely related to the truth of interdependence.
Rev. angel Kyodo William talks about love and justice connecting to the Zen tradition. Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters. —Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Sensei
angel Kyodo Williams, activist, and Zen Sensei leads an engaging dialogue on race, Buddhism, and social change with the New York City Buddhist community. Part two of a two-part podcast.
Angel Kyodo Williams, activist, and Zen Sensei lead an engaging dialogue on race, Buddhism, and social change with the New York City Shambhala Buddhist community. Part one of a two-part podcast.
The fact that the task is already pre-determined to be impossible, and one commits to it anyway, assures that it isn’t about you—-your sense of gain, accomplishment, or even your fear of failure—-AND you put your full effort in. And the most important thing is — it must be something you cannot possibly do.” What is that task for you?’ Zen Buddhists the world-over chant what is called the Four Vows.