Liberation & Love
people dedicated to love, justice, and real
wellbeing—for each other and the earth.
It begins with cultivating a liberated life.
Rev. angel was made
for these times."
a vision and practice of inner change — the deep
personal work that returns us to ourselves ·
as the only lasting path to collective change.
voices on social
even welcome, Rev. angel has insisted
that only by healing the essential need
for belonging that has been corrupted
by racialization and social division,
could we heal ourselves and the planet.
ourselves to find and be love.
or speaking, her voice
“I teach only liberation and the path to liberation.”
Formally trained in the Zen tradition, angel’s teaching uses a lens of spirit and dharma to transcend boundaries of faith, color, and class.
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Radical Dharma: Talking Race Love and Liberation
Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma that takes into account the ways that racism and privilege prevent our collective awakening.
Radical Dharma is both radical … and courageous. The authors build upon the growing understanding of the connection between personal and societal liberation. Radical Dharma unflinchingly turns this lens to this most challenging and critical nexus of racism and white supremacy…Take the invitation!
Radical Dharma is a powerful and vulnerable circle held by three Dharma practitioners who are people of color. It is a beautiful and rare invitation to listen to how each transformed their pain. Some of this is familiar…and some of this, for white people, will be new: What does it look like to truly sit with the pain caused by racism in your body? Radical Dharma demands that we step into the circle and ask: How do we restore our humanity? How do we transform ourselves and the world?
Radical Dharma is a clear, honest testimony of the heart from three leaders of our time. You may not always see things just as they do (I didn’t) or even feel like you fully understand it all (again, I didn’t) but that makes it even more important to read.
It is rather astonishing that the Black tradition of continuous and endless enlightenment in this country produces its prophets as if bad laws, discrimination, horrors of financial inequality and so on, do not exist to blight the way.
“How we treat our planet is rooted in how we treat people in our society.”
Our ecosphere is critical. Rev. angel speaks into the relationship between our social disconnect and how we treat this great planet we all inhabit together.
Read about our Ecosphere
Radical Dharma: Embodying Race, Love, Liberation @ Tassajara Zen Mountain Center