Larry Ward, PhD, is an American author, psychologist, speaker, social activist, and yogi known for his incorporation of Zen Buddhist teachings and his perspective on the Black American experience. He is the cofounder with his wife, Peggy Rowe Ward, of The Lotus Institute, which brings mindfulness and Buddhist practices to activists in order to aid in their journeys and collective healing.
Immediate, illuminating, and hopeful: this is the key set of talks given by leading Zen Buddhist teacher Larry Ward, PhD, on breaking America's cycle of racial trauma. "I am a drop in the ocean, but I'm also the ocean. I'm a drop in America, but I'm also America.
Some background, history and explanation of The Four Foundations of Mindfulness as it relates directly to it's function inside of The Lotus Institute's Earth Gate Course on trauma-resiliency skillbuilding from a Buddhist Perspective. By Dr. Larry Ward.