Visit to Twin Rivers Unit in Monroe, Washington. October, 2018.
Venerable Chodron gave a Dharma talk to inmates and volunteers at a women’s prison in Medan, Indonesia. They asked her to name their newly renovated space, and the name is Sravasti Chapel. (June, 2015) (Photo courtesy of Finny Owen)
Venerable Chodron giving a Dharma talk to inmates and volunteers at a women’s prison in Medan, Indonesia. (June, 2015) (Photo courtesy of Finny Owen)
Venerable Chodron after giving a talk to the Buddhist group at a prison in Pacific, Missouri. July, 2006.
The Buddhist group at a Singapore prison invited Venerable Chodron to give a Dharma talk, which she did happily.
Venerable Chodron with Andy and Ken at South Central Correctional Center in Licking, Missouri. Andy and Ken began the Buddhist group at SCCC.
While some may abandon compassion and dissociate themselves from a person who has harmed others, I will not do this.
It is very moving to hear the incarcerated express hope and enthusiasm.