Vipassana Behind Bars in….Alabama?

Whoa everybody, this one really threw me for a loop! I don’t want to reinforce any negative sterotypes about my home state Alabama (Dear Ole Dixie), but needless to say I was a bit...

Difficulties in Prison Practice

By Ron B.  – prisoner For me I think the main difficulty in practicing zazen (or any type of meditation) in prison is lack of feedback. All the information I have has come from books, if I...

Florida Womens Prison Retreat

from KC Walpole There are 10,000 words that could be said about the 2nd MBSR cycle and the five day retreat that followed. However, the photos taken on the last day of the retreat says more than...

Meeting with H.H. Dalai Lama

Interview with Ananda Baltrunas, former prisoner September 2003 This past September, ex-prisoner Ananda Baltrunas attended a conference in New York City called “Healing Through Great Difficulty”...
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