Welcome to The Spirit Underground Podcast with Dharma academics Spring Washam and Lama Rod Owens.
Collectively they discuss their distinctive strategy to internal and outer liberation that comes with Buddhist-based meditation practices, therapeutic with plant-based drugs and Indigenous knowledge, Liberation Theology, and reconnecting to our ancestral data. Study what it means to be a non secular abolitionist and uncover the instruments for disrupting internalized oppression and accelerating our private and collective evolution.
“We’ve a lot that we wish to share every episode about stepping into the actual practices, the theology, the mindset and learn how to assist individuals do that work of liberation. For individuals do that work of liberation for people who find themselves like, ‘Okay, give me a map – give me the how-to.’ We wish to provide these practices which have helped us.” – Spring Washam
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About Spring Washam:
Spring Washam is a well known instructor, creator, and visionary chief based mostly in Oakland, California. She is the creator of A Fierce Coronary heart: Discovering Energy, Braveness and Knowledge in Any Second and her latest e-book, The Spirit of Harriet Tubman: Awakening from the Underground. Spring is taken into account a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based meditation practices to numerous communities. She is likely one of the founding academics on the East Bay Meditation Middle, situated in downtown Oakland, CA. She has practiced and studied Buddhist philosophy in each the Theravada and Tibetan faculties of Buddhism since 1999. She is a member of the instructor’s council at Spirit Rock Meditation Middle in northern California the place she was educated for over a decade.
Along with being a instructor, she can be a shamanic practitioner and has studied indigenous therapeutic practices since 2008. She is the founding father of Lotus Vine Journeys, a one-of-a-kind group that blends indigenous therapeutic practices with Buddhist knowledge in South America. Her writings and dharma teachings have appeared in lots of on-line journals and publications. She at the moment teaches meditation retreats and leads workshops, and lessons worldwide.
Spring at the moment teaches meditation retreats and leads workshops, and lessons worldwide: springwasham.com
About Lama Rod Owens:
Lama Rod Owens is a Black Buddhist Southern Queen. A world influencer with a Grasp of Divinity diploma in Buddhist Research from Harvard Divinity Faculty with a concentrate on the intersection of social change, identification, and non secular apply. Creator of Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation via Anger and co-author of Radical Dharma: Speaking Race, Love and Liberation, his teachings heart on freedom, self-expression, and radical self-care. Extremely wanted for talks, retreats, and workshops, his mission is displaying you learn how to heal and free your self. A number one voice in a brand new era of Buddhist academics with over 11 years of expertise, Lama Rod is very revered amongst his friends and the communities that he serves. From these intersections, he creates a platform that’s very pure, partaking, and inclusive.
Lama Rod co-founded Bhumisparsha in 2018, a non secular group with a mission of creating tantra accessible and inclusive for North American practitioners whereas serving as a catalyst for transformative social change. He additionally co-founded Dharma Queens, a sequence of conversations on Instagram Stay with @sistersadada, to assist individuals get freer sooner. Prior engagements from the Buddhist minister, creator, activist, yoga teacher and licensed Lama within the Kagyu Faculty of Tibetan Buddhism embody talks, retreats, and workshops for organizations, companies and universities, together with Calm, NYU, Yale, Harvard, Google, Columbia College, College of Vermont, Boston School.
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