I know that one of the ways many teachers teach a second language is with music. And since the principles in Buddhism are often as foreign as a new language I make Buddhist hip hop to help introduce some of the basics. Please download and share with anyone who might benefit from listening.
Added by Spencer Sanchez on March 28, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments
Yesterday afternoon I had a moment between meetings - my mind drifted back to working on my profile for Prison Dharma Network. Specifically, I thought about the books that I had put in my profile. A funny quote swished pasted my minds eye:
"Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall…Continue
Added by Will Brown on March 19, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments
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A small Sangha has started in one of the dorms at California Institution for Men at Chino. Needless to say, their practice is challenging in the dorm. It is noisy and there is no place to meet in privacy. They are petitioning to get Buddhist Services recognized and gain Chapel time. This will also allow men from the other 7 dorms on their yard to participate and help the Sangha grow.
They need an outside Sponsor to help get the program going. If anyone reading this lives in… Continue
Added by Peter Kuhn on March 17, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
"No bars. No walls. No armed guards. The prison island of Bastøy in Norway is filled with some of the country's most hardened criminals. Yet it emphasizes self-control instead of the strictly regulated regimens common in most prisons. "
Here's a link to the article in Der Spiegel about Norways' Bastoy Prison: …Continue
Added by Susan Austin on March 9, 2011 at 7:37pm — No Comments
Added by Kat Dharma on March 7, 2011 at 12:51am — No Comments
Prisoners, how should we support you?
By Chris Dowling
After Gov. Jan Brewer announced her budget proposal, 120 businesses and community leaders gathered in Tucson at an event organized by the Southern Arizona Leadership Council. Titled the “State of OUR State,” it spot lighted a report on Arizona’s budget crisis researched by Brookings Mountain West at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.…
Added by chris on March 6, 2011 at 9:22pm — No Comments
Please take a look at the great work that's being done in NYC by The Lineage Project with at-risk and incarcerated youth in New York City. The link is to an entire page, so you may have to scroll down to find the article.
Added by Lou Lopez on March 3, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Once the domain of New Agers and suburban moms, yoga has become firmly planted in Baltimore's inner city, and now researchers believe the ancient…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on March 1, 2011 at 10:06am — No Comments