The Latest from K.C. Walpole & the Gateless Gate Sangha
Thought I would share this because it is a little out of this world. As y’all know, am doing my 21st MBSR retreat and the newly constructed women’s prison called…Continue
Added by Susan Austin on December 22, 2010 at 11:07pm — No Comments
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The May issue of Bearing Witness: the Free Newsletter on Western Socially Engaged Buddhism explores the role of online technology in the…Continue
Added by Ari Pliskin on April 28, 2010 at 8:21am — No Comments
Our justice system isn't set up for transforming our karma. It's not about reconciliation between people, it's not about restoring the community to balance, bringing wholeness, after someone
has offended. It's patriarchal, and hierarchical and it does not bring
us together to talk directly. One of the things that's wrong, is that
our system doesn't help either the victims or the offenders to reach
any kind of wholeness.
Added by Ari Pliskin on April 2, 2010 at 1:27pm — No Comments
Here in Boulder, we work a lot with the pain meditations of Shinzen Young in our inside prison programs. Prisoners report that these practices are very helpful for them dealing with the high levels of emotional and physical pain of life in prison. Here is a link to an article by Shinzen about working with discomfort in meditation.
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