Black and Buddhist Summit

Brooklyn Zen Center is honored to be a partner of the upcoming Black and Buddhist Summit, a free online event taking place from February 18th through the 25th.

The Black and Buddhist Summit will explore what Buddhism can teach us about race, resilience, transformation, and spiritual freedom. Over 20 leading African-descended Buddhist teachers will offer their wisdom and insights about Buddhist teachings, being Black practitioners, and the possibility of a truly representative American Buddhism.

The summit will Include contributions from Bhante Buddharakkhita, Angela Dews, Jules Shuzen Harris, Kate Johnson, Ruth King, Rhonda Magee, Kamilah Majied, Sebene Selassie, Spring Washam, Vimalasara [Valerie] Mason-John, Fresh White, Jarvis Masters, and many more.

Produced by The Awake Network and Shambhala Publications, the Black and Buddhist Summit will be hosted by Pamela Ayo Yetunde and Cheryl A. Giles, co-editors of the recently published anthology Black and Buddhist, as well as Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips.

All people interested in Buddhism, race and religion, harmony in the sangha, and writing about Buddhism, Zen, and practice, are welcome.

Click here to register for free.