Jarvis Masters New Book

Jarvis Jay Masters New Book: That Bird Has My Wings Jarvis Jay Masters is a spiritual man. His days are spent meditating, reflecting on his past mistakes and his hopes for the future. But instead...

12th MBSR Cycle 5 day retreat

Report from KC Walpole: Greetings! it has been a while since I speak and that is not my way. Had a series of calamities highlighted by a crashing of my email program in the middle of our...

No Bail? Go to Jail!

We Americans don’t know much about how our criminal justice system works. We have the basics down. “Commit the crime, do the time!” as the pop cliche has it. If only it were...

Prison Health Costs Rise

CNN Justice (11-13-2009) did an interesting and enlightening story on the United States aging prison population and the need for increased and more expensive health care. Americans hold firm to...

Prison Dharma: Meet the Buddhas who practice it — on both sides of the bars

>from Shambhala SunSpace Prison dharma: Buddhist principles and teachings, put into practice to give comfort and guidance to the incarcerated. What could be a more worthy cause? Anyone...

Incarceration Nation

Incarceration Nation is a prison mapping and image bank that (un)earths the presence of prisons in our communities using Google Earth videos and user generated content. Our goal is to provide...

PDN Founder Fleet Maull Appointed as Acharya

13 Nov 2009 – Sakyong Appoints New Acharya from Shambhala News Service We are very pleased to announce that the Sakyong Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche formally appointed Fleet Maull an acharya...

Life Terms for Minors are “Cruel and Unusal Punishment”

There are 109 inmates serving life sentences without parole for non-homicide crimes they committed when they were 18 or younger. Some, put behind bars when they were 13 or 14, have been locked up...

Florida 11th MBSR Cycle Complete

from KC Walpole: Greetings: Hope all is well. This month marks the end of the 11th MBSR cycle for Lowell CI. We averaged about 80 or so for each day of the retreat. Our count was down in part...
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