This is a thoughtful and important endeavor. I am wanting to check in and see how it is going with the contemplative practices and emotional intelligence classes.
Anything PDN can do to support you?
Carter - PDN Staff"
We are initiating a Faith Base Dorm on the Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, TX, just south of Houston. When I say Initiating, we're contributing a "Contemplative Practices Component" to the FBD concept that is being used in prisons all over Texas. At Ramsey we're taking the typical Christian curriculum and adding meditation, ethics, and emotional intelligence classes to the mix. I am the only volunteer Buddhist chaplain on the unit so it would be a wonderful opportunity for others to get some teaching…See More
"The Foundation for Active Compassion site, foundationforactivecompassion.org has a link, "FAC in Community" to download the Lojong booklet I put together for the correspondence course plus more detail about the programs we offer in…"
"Hi Randy, we offer a correspondence course to inmates on the Lojong. I put together a small study guide that seems to work pretty well. You can download it at the following site
Let me know if you find it useful.
Terry Conrad, Director, Project…"
"We sponsor three prison groups in Texas, my training is Dzogchen, but the most important thing is that inmates learn to meditate properly using devotion, non-dual sitting and dedication. Practices to develop concentration, visualization, love and…"
I have programs going in 4 Texas units and act as coordinator for Project Clear Light, a prison outreach non-profit. We send out seasonal letters, correspond with Buddhist inmates, facilitate Buddhist programs in Texas and conduct training for Buddhist Chaplaincy volunteers.
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