Power and Dominance on the Spiritual Path and Ethical Misconduct in Dharma Communities

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Power and Dominance on the Spiritual Path and Ethical Misconduct in Dharma Communities

with Lama Rod Owens

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Join visiting teacher Lama Rod Owens during a special People of Color Sangha meeting for a discussion on power and ethical misconduct in spiritual communities and how to work with these issues in daily life.

The People of Color Sangha sitting group provides instruction in insight meditation and fosters mutual support and understanding among the growing community of people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the practice. No previous meditation experience is required. This event is for self-identified People of Color.

The registration fee includes teacher support. If you wish to give more in addition to the registration fee, the total (registration fees and additional contributions) will be shared between NYI and the teacher(s).



Lama Rod Owens

Lama Rod OwensLama Rod Owens is considered one of the emerging leaders of his generation of Buddhist teachers. An author, activist, and formally authorized Buddhist teacher in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism, he is the co-founder of Bhumisparsha, a Buddhist tantric practice community as well as a visiting teacher with several Buddhist centers including the Natural Dharma Fellowship and the Brooklyn Zen Center. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Lama Rod has also been a guest faculty member at the Harvard School of Education’s program Mindfulness for Educators. He has been a regular guest on SiriusXM’s Urban Viewhosted by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Karen Hunter. He is also a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation and his next book project exploring transformative anger and rage is due out Fall 2019. Lama Rod can be reached at www.lamarod.com.