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Sitting Inside

Buddhist Practice in America's Prisons

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Sitting Inside by Scott Whitney
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The book has two audiences: prison inmates who want to start practicing Buddhism and volunteers from American sanghas who want to work with prison dharma groups. The book discusses the basics of meditation, compassion and precept practice within the correctional facility context. Whitney discusses some of the history of Buddhist involvement in American prisons as well as the history of constitutional interpretations of religious freedom as applied to inmates. The book is meant to be as practical as possible and it emphasizes Buddhism in action - through the precepts, peacemaking and sangha building inside and out.
Release date NZ
March 21st, 2017
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Prison Dharma Press
Dimensions
152x229x10
ISBN-13
9780971814301
Product ID
26806371

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