A companion conversation in the On Being episode that has been re-aired for the third time — Krista catches up with Rev. angel Kyodo Williams on how she’s keeping her fearlessness alive through pandemics and rupture.
This prophetic conversation, which Rev. angel Kyodo Williams had with Krista in 2018, is an invitation to imagine and nourish the transformative potential of this moment — toward human wholeness. On Being’s Krista Tippett says: “(angel Kyodo Williams) is one of our wisest voices on social evolution and the spiritual aspect of social healing. angel Kyodo Williams is an esteemed Zen priest and the second black woman ever recognized as a teacher in the Japanese Zen lineage. To sink into conversation with her is to imagine and nourish a transformative potential of this moment towards human wholeness.”
The California Vision 2020 conference offers bold leadership in designing the future we want, with savvy social change agents, wisdom teachers, and political leaders giving voice to hopeful new ideas and bold new strategies.
Preview of CXC’s fearless YOGA Warrior Flow video.
fearlessYOGA™is “Yoga Built for Justice” offers an accessible approach to practicing yoga through a standard series of multi-level postures that, once learned, can be practiced as a “flow.”
Developed and instructed in a social justice framework that relates how we engage on the mat to how we show up in the world, through fearlessYOGA, this ancient practice is returned to its rightful place as a personal practice for inner-life development, liberated from the mainstream, thus ownable by agents of social change.
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This video is part of the second annual Awake in the World conference, which features over 40 inspiring thought leaders, wisdom holders, and social visionaries discussing practical teachings for living a more mindful and purposeful life.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams delivers a stirring case for why westerners being attached to “being Buddhist” may be the most detrimental stance the hinders the good intention people have for aligning with Buddhist values.
Her 27 Days of Change online program and 3rd Way Leadership supports change-makers worldwide. Her newest book collaboration, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation was released on Juneteenth—a day that symbolizes and holds forth the promise of Black Liberation—of this year. Rev. angel notes, “Love and Justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters.”As people who want to commit themselves to ‘world domination,’ it is our responsibility to have some kind of practice while the world is going to hell in a handbasket, other than buying handbaskets.”
Studying dharma is good Practicing dharma is essential. Embodying the Dharma is profound. Two obstacles hamper most forms of modern practice: they use mental frameworks to address habits, patterns, and behaviors that are deeply held in the body, and the information is accessed in an environment (on the cushion), unlike the situations we encounter. As a result, we often find it difficult to translate our best intentions into our lives.
In this video, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams shares how we can set the intention to show up for ourselves and the world