on the dharma shelf | fall 2018 + winter 2019

When you want to read all the things and your already-ambitious stack gets usurped by new curiosities of spirit and other compelling works (because you actually read the endnotes and footnotes, which only multiplies your booklist)!

These books have been #OnTheDharmaShelf since the Fall — some deep dives, slowed by copious note-taking; some skimmed-through or skipped-over chapters to circle back through; some completely on pause til my brain has space to digest all these meaty perspectives.

[Image Descriptions: Slide 1 — Photos of book covers for “Race + Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy + Immigrant Adaptation ” by Dr. Joseph Cheah; “Dharma, Color, and Culture: New Voices in Western Buddhism” edited by Hilda Gutiérrez Baldoquín; “Race: A Theological Account” by J. Kameron Carter; “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome” by Dr. Joy De Gruy.  Slide 2 —
Photo of the book cover for “My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma + the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts + Bodies” by Resmaa Menakem.]


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