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Black & Buddhist – Groundbreaking Book Launch
December 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the release of “Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom.”
Center of the Heart, Shambhala Publications, Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, The Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School, New York Insight Meditation Center, Upaya Institute and Zen Center, Dharma Relief, Common Ground Meditation Center, and Clouds in Water Zen Center invite you to a book release party for Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us about Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom (Shambhala Publications) on Wednesday, December 9th at 7 p.m. EST.
Black and Buddhist is a collection of essays from leaders in all the major Buddhist traditions. The resulting explorations display not only the promise of Buddhist teachings to empower those facing racial discrimination, but also the way that Black Buddhist voices are enriching the Dharma for all practitioners.
Join co-editors Pamela Ayo Yetunde and Cheryl A. Giles and authors Gaylon Ferguson, Gyozan Royce Andrew Johnson, Ruth King, Kamilah Majied, Lama Rod Owens, Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips, and Sebene Selassie as they discuss the importance of being Black Buddhist leaders, writing, collective creativity, and spiritual communal care for the African-American community and beyond.
Register for this free event! See you there!