Online: The Dharma of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Reflections on Healing from the Amputated S/self

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Online: The Dharma of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Reflections on Healing from the Amputated S/self
with Pamela Ayo Yetunde & Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Saturday, January 16th, 2021 | 10:00am – 12:30pm ET

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) was a Black Baptist pastor and a liberation theologian who drew heavily on Vedic and Quaker teachings. In this MLK Day-inspired retreat, Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips and Community Dharma Leader Pamela Ayo Yetunde will offer dharma reflections on MLK’s concept of the Beloved Community, the role of sangha in healing from the Amputated S/self, and Lovingkindness Meditation.


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Pamela Ayo Yetunde

Pamela Ayo Yetunde is co-editor of Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation and Freedom. She is co-founder of Center of the Heart (

Dawa Tarchin Phillips

Dawa Tarchin Phillips is a well known Dharma teacher, author and Vajrayana lama. He is the Founder of Empowerment Holdings, and President of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, a professional organization for secular Mindfulness teachers from 30 countries. Dawa completed two 3-year meditation retreats, leads retreats and teaches mindfulness and meditation, awakened leadership and conscious business around the world. He is a contributing author for Mindful magazine, Tricycle magazine, and Lion’s Roar. His work and scientific research have been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Men’s Fitness, Forbes and Fast Company.

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