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Vimalasara Mason-John

Vimalasara Mason-John

Vimalasara (Valerie) Mason-John is the author of the timely book I am Still Your Negro An Homage to James Baldwin, a Black Buddhist response to what has been happening in the world. They are also the award-winning author of nine books, including Detox Your Heart – Meditations for Emotional Trauma, and Eight Step Recovery Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction. They were raised in white foster homes and white orphanages, and have inevitably had to straddle the world of their Black African descent Heritage, with their early white childhood conditioning. They are a public speaker and have recently spoken on the themes of the Trauma of the Black Body and moderated a panel on Is Racism an Addiction, and The Codependency of Racism. Vimalasara is a senior teacher in the Triratna Buddhist community and is chair of Vancouver Buddhist Centre.

Dharma Library

Vimalasara Mason-John

Pride Every Day of Our Lives

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
July 24, 2022
The Wheel of Life

The Wheel of Life

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
April 11, 2021
Compassion is a Political Act

Compassion is a Political Act

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
September 20, 2020
Let’s Talk about Meditation

Let’s Talk about Meditation

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
November 22, 2019
Emptied Inside Out

Emptied Inside Out

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
May 26, 2019
December 9, 2018
When did you stop breathing?

When did you stop breathing?

A Dharma Library Recording with Vimalasara Mason-John
June 4, 2017
September 6, 2015

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