Jennifer Keishin Armstrong profiles Justin von Bujdoss, the first-ever Buddhist chaplain in Rikers Island — America’s most notorious jail.
A list of some of the dedicated organizations offering Buddhist teachings and meditation practices to inmates in prisons across the U.S.
Despite the 5,000 miles between them, death row inmate “Moyo” and pen pal Maria Jain have come together to showcase his series of Buddha portraits in the exhibition “Buddhas on Death Row.”
San Quentin prison volunteer Tyger Blair finds that prison dharma has changed the perspectives of both inmates and guards—as well as his own.
Patrick Brady discusses his struggle and perseverance to follow the Buddhist path while in prison.
A guest post by Lorenn Walker, public health educator and longtime meditator, on the compassion of restorative justice.
Here’s our latest selection from The Under 35 Project, Duc Hong Ta’s powerful “What It is Like to Live the Dharma Life.”
Adam Tebbe looks at Sokuzan Robert Brown’s SokukoJi Prison Project, offering classes on meditation to prisoners.
It has been announced that a deal struck about three weeks ago has transpired to allow Echols, Baldwin and Misskelley to go free.
Dan Wackerly was known, to some, as a committed Buddhist. But the Oklahoma criminal justice system has since seen fit to execute Wackerly.