The Two Truths: Identity Politics, Nonduality and Radicalism
In this week's gathering we will investigate the potency and pitfalls of nondualism. We will look at ways that this teaching can apply to everyday life through multiple lenses, such as gender and race, and consider how this teaching might apply to justice work and liberation.
Kalen Tenderness Tierney (aka K.T.) currently resides in relation to the Monongahela River in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania. They are an active member in the Pittsburgh Shambhala center where they engage in social justice as a spiritual practice in different ways including leading an affinity group for examining whiteness, and hosting a queer, trans and GNC meditation group call tender space. K.T. delights in studying Buddhist philosophy, offering meditation instruction, and being a facilitator. They are currently working on a Master of Fine Art in Ceramics, in this work K.T. explores embodiment, sound, histories, time and living through climate chaos. K.T. is and aspiring surfer and lives for walks in the forest with their domesticated partner, bucco the dog. Follow K.T. on Instagram @militant4tenderness.