The Mindful Judge

Two oaths serve as the foundation for my daily practice: my Judicial Oath of Office and my oath to follow a spiritual path of awakening for the liberation of all beings. I serve as a magistrate...

Video Story of our Mindfulness-Based Wellness and Resiliency program with Oregon Department of Corrections

Mindfulness is making a difference in the lives of an unlikely group: prison guards. Officers in Oregon’s Department of Corrections are starting to use the calming tactic, which just requires a...

Documentary Explores Meditation in Mexico Prisons

When Greg Hopkinson walked into one of the most violent prisons in Mexico – a jail where 44 inmates died in a battle between rival drug cartels – the experience was mind-blowing....

How Can Mindfulness Help Society?

How Can Mindfulness Help Society? A Dialogue with Professor Richard Davidson and Acharya Fleet Maull Most people characterize mindfulness meditation as a solitary practice that provides...

The Science Of Meditation: Free Online Summit 10/12 – 10/23

The Science of Meditation Summit will feature insights from cutting-edge scientific research on meditation, lessons on the traditional practice of meditation, and practical tools to bring the...

Meditation Linked to Lower Stress Among Prison Inmates

Prisoners who practice transcendental meditation twice a day may experience less stress and fewer mental health issues than fellow inmates who don’t meditate, a small U.S. study suggests....

A Mindful Approach to Wellness for Those Struggling with Mental Health & Substance Issues

Craig Lewis is an Expert by Experience,  a Psychiatric Survivor, the author of Better Days – A Mental Health Recovery Workbook, a life long punk rocker,  a fearless activist, a workshop...

Health & Healing Wishes for Cheri Maples, a Dear Friend of PMI

Dharma teacher Cheri Maples, founder of the Center for Mindfulness and Justice, was severely injured in a bike accident on September 9, and remains in the hospital recovering. We ask our sangha...

Psychologist Helps San Quentin Prisoners Find Freedom Through Self-Reflection

Jacques Verduin knows most of the men in San Quentin by name. And he’s trying to make sure that when they leave the California state prison, just across the San Francisco Bay in Marin...
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