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Lion’s Roar Highlights Buddhist Books by and for People of Color

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| JANUARY 13, 2020 In response to a query from a reader, our editors suggest some books by and for people of color. Illustration by Nolan Pelletier. Question: Can you recommend some Buddhist books by and for people of color? Answer: It used to be that pretty much the only Buddhist books in English were …

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Mindful Magazine Rates Mindful of Race as #4 for the Year

  As Editor-in-Chief of Mindful, I have the honor of receiving and reviewing hundreds of books over the course of a year. After careful review, only a handful make it into the pages of the magazine. Barry Boyce, Editor in Chief, Mindful Magaziune.  Of the nine recommendations, Mindful of Race was listed as Number 4 – …

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The Gathering – Black & Buddhist Teachers In America

I’m just back from The Gathering – a historic meeting of Buddhist teachers of black African descent across the United States and across Buddhist traditions, held in New York. It was an amazing weekend of nurturing engagement, connecting on issues common and distinct to our experience. The weekend culminated with a public dialogue on “Black …

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You Better Vote!

An excerpt from Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From The Inside Out, Chapter 11: Cultivating Moral Character – Get Political A country is only as strong as the people who make it up and the country turns into what people want it to become… We made the world we’re living in, and we have to make …

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The Art of Letting Go, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, August 2018 Newsletter

The Art of Letting Go by Ruth King The Fear of Letting Go “If I let go, what can I be certain of? Where will I land? What will I gain?” Oftentimes we’re afraid to let go because we want to avoid the feelings of disorientation and groundlessness that can arise in the process of …

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