angel Kyodo williams
"love and justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters."
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 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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Re-Emergence : A Return to Belonging – How can we go back to normal when “normal” is what got us here in the first place?…
Faith Beyond Duality: Trusting Your Own Heart – Join Rev angel in this virtual retreat Via Upaya Zen Center. This experiential practice-based exploration traverses Buddhism …
Toward a More Radical Dharma w/ Fu Schroeder – Come explore what a “radical Dharma” really means in light of our aspiration to live for the benefit of all beings…
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“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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A conversation featuring Sharon Salzberg, angel Kyodo williams, and Robert Wright.
How can we harness meditative practice and the principles of Buddhism to more effectively engage in political arenas ranging from social justice to foreign policy?