Letters from the Dhamma Brothers
Meditation Behind Bars
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Letters from the Dhamma Brothers by Jenny Phillips
Book DescriptionThrough intimate letters, interviews, and stories, this narrative reveals the impact that a life-changing retreat had on a group of inmates at the highest level maximum-security state prison in Alabama. The 38 participants in the first-ever intensive, silent 10-day program inside the walls of a corrections facility--many serving life sentences without parole--detail the range of their experiences, the depth of their understanding of the Buddha's teachings gained by direct experience, and their setbacks and successes. During the Vipassana meditation program, they face the past and their miseries and emerge with a sense of peace and purpose. This compelling story shows the capacity for commitment, self-examination, renewal, and hope within a dismal penal system and a wider culture that demonizes prisoners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781928706311
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Pariyatti Press
Publisher: Pariyatti Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jenny Phillips
Jenny Philips is a cultural anthropologist, a writer, and a practising psychotherapist who teaches emotional literacy skills to inmates in both county and state prisons for the Lionheart Foundation. Her article, "Culture of Manhood in Prison," was published in the American Psychological Association Journal.
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