Keynote Speaker: Lama Rod Owens
April 8, 2023

We are delighted to announce that Lama Rod Owens will give a keynote talk at IQBC 2023:
Real Change in Times of Apocalypse.

A photo of Lama Rod Owens. Photo credit: Lynsey Weatherspoon.
Lama Rod Owens (credit: Lynsey Weatherspoon)

Lama Rod Owens is a Black Buddhist Southern Queen. An international influencer with a Master of Divinity degree in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School. Author of Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger and co-author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation, his teachings center on freedom, self-expression, and radical self-care.

A leading voice in a new generation of Buddhist teachers with over 11 years of experience, Lama Rod activates the intersections of his identity to create a platform that’s very natural, engaging, and inclusive. Applauded for his mastery in balancing weighty topics with a sense of lightness, the Queen has been featured by various national and international news outlets.

Highly sought after for talks, retreats, and workshops, his mission is showing you how to heal and free yourself. Wanna keep tabs on what Lama Rod is doing next?

  • Be sure to sign up for his email list here.
  • Stay tuned to his website here for upcoming offerings
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