Realizing Enlightened Black Society
Justin F. Miles will share his experience of creating and facilitating the Black Power Meditation Group in Baltimore Maryland and discuss the importance of sanghas holding spaces for so called “affinity groups” of all races and ways of being.
The cost for this talk is $10 for the General Public and $20 for Patrons who wish to pay-it-forward. We ask that Groups and Meditation Centers to please pay within the $40-$60 range.
Because we are committed to making this talk accessible to all, there is also a 25% discount option. To request this discount or a further scholarship, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00pm ET - Welcome & guided meditation
7:25pm ET - Dharma talk
7:55pm ET - Q&A with teacher
8:10pm ET - Announcements
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Justin F. Miles LCPCS LCADS has practiced meditation for 28 years and is a practitioner and teacher of the Shambhala Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. His primary interest is the organization, mobilization, education and upliftment of Black people brought about through the direct experience of their nature found in meditation and community. To help to bring this about, Justin created a practice liturgy titled “The Sadhana of Awakened Melanin” designed to center Black people around their inner, outer and secret Black Power. Justin facilitates meditation retreats and teaches courses on Buddhism and meditation throughout the Washington DC and Baltimore area, He is the creator and facilitator of the Black Power Meditation Group and teaches meditation to inmates at Maryland’s Harford County Jail. In his spare time he works as a psychotherapist in private practice, writes about the intersection of Hiphop culture and Contemplative studies and produces dope Hiphop music under the name J-Who? Worldwise.