#60 Spiritual Warriors

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Lama Rod Owens is a Black Buddhist Southern Queen. An international influencer with a Master of Divinity degree in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School with a focus on the intersection of social change, identity, and spiritual practice. Author of The New Saints: From Broken Hearts to Spiritual Warriors and Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger and co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation, his teachings center on freedom, self-expression, and radical self-care. Highly sought after for talks, retreats, and workshops, his mission is showing you how to heal and free yourself.

“Burning Monk” painting by Marc van Rooijen


  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:34 – Global Wars
  • 6:29 – Self-Care at the End of the World
  • 8:57 – Fierce Compassion
  • 14:45 – Ma Tara
  • 20:59 – New Saints
  • 28:03 – Evangelism and Bodhisattva
  • 41:05 – Do We Need Modern-Day Saints?
  • 45:05 – Inclusivity
  • 48:49 – Secular Buddhism and Liberation
  • 55:29 – Prayer

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