Radical Dharma: Embodying Race, Love, and Liberation – Dharma Talk with Rev. angel & Abbess Fu Schroeder
Explore what a “Radical Dharma” really means in light of our aspiration to live for the benefit of all beings.
"love and justice are not two. without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters."
Rev. angel, joined by Aqeela Sherrill and Jasmine Syedullah, Ph.D., discuss the impacts of our racialized experiences and the role of radical dharma in social justice.
The Racial Justice Summit, formerly known as the Summit Against Racism, is a flagship event for Pittsburgh organizers. The Summit creates opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and act on behalf of racial justice.
Western Buddhists often practice mindfulness and self-awareness. In this excerpt from Radical Dharma, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams urges us to align our practice with our actions in the world. as Gandhi offered, a piece of the truth—of Dharma. When we seek the embodiment of these truths, giving ourselves permission to be more honest, more healed, more whole, more complete—when we become radical—neither the path of solely inward-looking liberation nor the pursuit of an externalized social liberation prevails;
Today’s guest on the podcast is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer and founder of Center for Transformative Change, Reverend angel Kyodo Williams. She has been bridging the worlds of personal transformation and justice since the publication of her critically-acclaimed book, Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace, which was hailed as “an act of love” by Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker and “a classic” by Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield. Her new book, Radical Dharma, explores racial injustice as a barrier to collective awakening.