The Jericho Circle Project is a non-profit organization that brings men’s work to offenders and ex-offenders in institutional and community settings. Incorporated in 2002, the project introduces incarcerated men to the work of self-discovery and emotional growth through weekly and weekend…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on August 31, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments
By Rob Schware for the Huffington Post, August 27, 2012
This is an interview with Elizabeth Johnstone, who in 2007 started teaching yoga and meditation at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Conn., a…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on August 30, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments
By Carolyn Gilligan for ElephantJournal.com, August 1, 2012.
That statistic sits heavy with me, on my heart, on my shoulders, on my mind. When I look into the eyes of the men in this video I see humans.…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on August 10, 2012 at 11:33am — No Comments
This Sunday morning I arrived to MA prison and bumped into the new interim Director of Treatment in the waiting area. I introduced myself to her and the first thing she told me was that the move for the Buddhist class from the battle room to the new space has been put on hold until a further evaluation is completed! After many…Continue
Added by Gary Schapiro on August 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Are any PDN members in touch with Roger McGowen in Texas? He has been on Death Row for many years. He met a man called Pierre Pradervand who has a book called The Gentle Art of Blessing, and through this Roger has turned his life around with blessing work. The blessing work fits perfectly with the things PDN is doing.
I have been writing to Roger for a few years. …Continue
By Rick Hanson PhD for Wildmind Buddhist Meditation blog, July 17, 2012
Forgiveness is a tricky topic.
First, it has two distinct meanings: