Kansas Man Discovers Buddhism in Prison

from KCRU.org “The word penitentiary originally comes from penance and the religious idea of redemption through punishment. Many inmates find religion to be one of the few sources of...

From KC Walpole: News From Five day retreat at Gadsden

Greetings: Hope everyone is doing well. We just finished our second five day MBSR prison retreat this month at a women’s prison, It was in Gadsden, Florida which is about 40 or so miles...

ABC News: San Quentin Looks to Close Revolving Door

Prison Nonprofit Promotes Alternative Therapies for Inmates San Quentin is one of the nation’s most notorious prisons, and is home to some of California’s most dangerous criminals...

From KC Walpole

Greetings: Hope everyone is doing well. We have been doing MBSR programs with five day retreats at Lowell CI for 18 months now. It is so easy to start thinking in terms of cycles and numbers and...

Women Behind Bars

from KC Walpole: Greetings: Just found out that three or four times this week, one of our students is going to be featured on Women’s Entertainment Network in their segment Women behind...

Day of Mindfulness at Donovan State Prison

On Saturday May 24th, in the Yard 1 Chapel at the R.J. Donovan Correctional Facility at Rock Mountain, 20 inmates and 4 volunteers from the Prison Meditation Project particpated in a day of...

Prison Dharma Goes Prime Time on NBC

NBC.com has an introduction to Zen, on it’s page for the show “Life,” starring Damien Lewis who finds zen while in prison.

Report From The Field: KC Walpole

from KC, who has run a very successful and wide reaching prison program in Florda: Greetings: Hope everyone is well. The email I sent out yesterday on the program that is proposed for Gadsden CI...

Florida Prison Retreat

From KC Walpole: “Greetings: Hope this finds y’all in good spirits. Attached are the photos from the first interfaith retreat at Lawtey CI. there are five men that were on other...
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