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Humility and Teaching with Richard Shankman

In this episode, Richard Shankman speaks with Prison Mindfulness Institute's Executive Director Vita Pires on his experiences teaching meditation in California prisons in the 1970s and how that has influenced his work to date.

  • Early days (1970s) of contemplative programs in California Prisons

  • Working with Youth (mindful schools)

  • Importance of humility and ‘not knowing’ mindset when working with others with completely different life conditions

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