At the first-ever gathering of Buddhist teachers of black African descent held at New York’s Union Theological Seminary, two panels of leading Buddhist teachers took questions about what it means to be a black Buddhist in America today.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams addresses the challenge of sticking to one Buddhist tradition. From the November 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams discuss how we can bring spirituality and politics together to build a more just and compassionate society.
Six Buddhist teachers interpret the outcomes of Tuesday’s election through the lens of Buddhist wisdom.
angel Kyodo williams says we must stand up to racism and expose its institutionalized forms to uphold the dharma—even in Buddhist communities.
Thirteen leading Buddhist teachers call on Buddhists and all people of faith to take a stand against policies of the new administration.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams shares why the incoming US administration provides a great opportunity for activists to come together, take action, and create a new vision for a more inclusive country.
Never before have the teachings of the Buddha found themselves in a society as diverse as ours.
As she receives ordination into the Soto Zen school of Buddhism, angel Kyodo williams reflects on her path to acceptance within this lineage.