is a Buddhist minister, author, activist, yoga instructor and authorized Lama, or Buddhist teacher, in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism and is considered one of the leaders of his generation of Buddhist teachers. He holds a Master of Divinity degree in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School and is a co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation.
Owens is the co-founder of Bhumisparsha, a Buddhist tantric practice and study community. He has been published in Buddhadharma, Lion’s Roar, Tricycle and The Harvard Divinity Bulletin, and offers talks, retreats and workshops in more than seven countries.
Rod's new book, Love and Anger: The Path of Liberation Through Anger. Love and Rage, is available now.
Lama Rod can be reached at LamaRod.com.