Lama Rod Owens









Buddhist Minister, Author, Activist, Yoga Instructor, Authorized Lama, Queen

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“Our era calls for saints who are from this time and place, who speak the language of this moment, and who integrate both social and spiritual liberation. I believe we all can and must become New Saints.”

Discover insights and techniques to ignite your inner fierceness and compassion; create a sustainable spiritual practice that serves others and the planet; and embody the virtues of a New Saint.

Here is a clarion call for becoming a spiritual warrior—a human refreshed, serving a vision of a world shaped by love.

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Letting the Ancestors Hold You

BIPOC Practice Series with Lama Rod Owens

Practice Sessions: Sunday, August 4th & Saturday, August 10th from 11:00am - 2:00pm ET

Homecoming Circle Session with Lama Rod & Guest Speakers: Sunday, August 11th from 11:00am - 2:00pm ET

What would it look and feel like to surrender to the care of ancestors? Join Lama Rod at the intersection of multiple traditions, including Tantric Buddhism and indigenous shamanic ritual, which can support your protection, heart-opening, and grief work as you surrender to the care of the ancestors.

Open to people who identify and hold lived experience as Black, Indigenous, a Person of Color, and/or a Person of the Global Majority.

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Atlanta, GA

A Day of Practice with Lama Rod

Awakening Wellness Through the Sacred Erotic

Sunday, September 8th, 2024 from 9:00am - 4:00pm EST

The practice of queer divinity is about remembering ourselves, including our bodies, our sexuality, our gender identification, our history, traumas, lovers, and all the ways we use our bodies to engage in pleasure. The practice of intimacy is the practice of allowing our compassion to embrace our fear so that we may actually begin experiencing true closeness with ourselves and others. Come experience this open, frank, and hopefully shame-free exploration of exploring the sexual divine.

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“There’s no liberation without actually leaning forward and looking at the things that we habitually run away from, in order to see things as they really are, not as we have imagined them.”


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