The Bike

                by Tommy M., prisoner For the past two months or so I’ve been meditating consistently morning and evening for about 30 minutes (more or...

A Tibetan Nun in Gutsa Prison

by Namzol Tendzin for Turning Wheel Magazine Namzol Tendzin, age 18, is a nun from Tsamkhung Nunnery in Lhasa, who was arrested imprisoned and tortured by the Chinese for participating in...

The Great Escape

by Pippin Ross from the Shambhala Sun Magazine Sept 2009 The Great Escape Yoga and meditation help Pippin Ross escape the hell of America’s oldest prison for women. “RELEASE YOUR...

10th MBSR Retreat in Florida

from KC Walpole: Greetings: Hope all is well in the west. It is hard to believe that we are on our tenth retreat and that the institution was delivering over a hundred noon meals a day to be...

Transitional Dorms

from KC Walpole of Gateless Gate in Florida Greetings: Hope everyone is doing well. I have been asked on several occasions in the last two weeks for suggestions on transitional dorms. They...

Florida 9th MBSR Cycle

From KC Walpole in Florida: Greetings: Last Friday was the end of the 9th five day retreat and MBSR cycle. Don’t know how much more we can grow. There are times when every mat and cushion...

Heartwarming Thank you to the Prison Dharma Community

This letter is from a prisoner in GA, he writes: Dear Prison Dharma Networks Friends, Careful: this letter may attempt to undermine your efforts to abandon ego! You people are fabulous. Is that...

NEW BOOK: Women In Prison: Women Finding Freedom

Based on the acclaimed success of the GOGI Campus Reentry Pilot Project, WOMEN IN PRISON: Women Finding Freedom explores the program’s tools for finding internal freedom. The heartwarming stories...
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