To make diversity real, says Zen teacher angel Kyodo williams, Buddhists must look deep into their own hearts.
Never before have the teachings of the Buddha found themselves in a society as diverse as ours.
Rod Meade Sperry takes us to Brooklyn Zen Center, a model of urban dharma and love in action.
Zen priest angel Kyodo williams held a discussion about how we can mindfully respond to racism and white supremacy in the wake of the Charleston shooting.
On Monday, President Obama said the Burmese government’s treatment of Rohingya people will be “a great test for the democracy of the future.”
On February 3, The Mindfulness Project and The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs presented a discussion, on women, Buddhism, and social justice at NYU.
Lama Rod Owens and angel Kyodo williams discuss the challenges of being teachers of color in predominantly white communities.
As she receives ordination into the Soto Zen school of Buddhism, angel Kyodo williams reflects on her path to acceptance within this lineage.
The Washington Post profiles MindfulVOTES, a group urging practitioners of mindfulness to vote, and its founder, Rev. angel Kyodo williams.
Our panel looks at the problem of “whiteness’ in American Buddhism and what can be done—and in some cases is being done—to make it more diverse.