#839

White privilege is telling Buddhists of color, whose ancestors founded and established Buddhism and then suffered through centuries of white colonialist missionaries and the disrespect/destruction of their faith, that ‘race isn’t really relevant’ to Buddhist praxis now that white people are the major beneficiaries of the Yoga Industrial Complex.

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    #YES #as a white Buddhist much love to my brothers and sisters of colour in the sangha #im sorry we ruin everything
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    yes. Also, this post follows an incredibly patronizing meeting I just attended of the Yale University Chaplain, who...
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    there are so many damn white yogi-wannabes at my school, yuck yuck yuck
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    Yep. Anusara, which was just the pervy crook John Friend repackaging Iyengar for white people, is a perfect example.
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