dhamma brothers in prison

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andrewcyh
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dhamma brothers in prison

Postby andrewcyh » Fri May 21, 2010 6:41 am

"Dhamma Brothers" sounds like an uplifting documentary, anyone seen this?


Will
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Re: dhamma brothers in prison

Postby Will » Fri May 21, 2010 12:51 pm

Yes, it is uplifting.
Only consider helping others and forget yourself. Master Hsuan Hua

ball-of-string
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Re: dhamma brothers in prison

Postby ball-of-string » Sun May 23, 2010 4:15 am

"Uplifting" is not the word I would have chosen, but it is a fantastic film and I cried when I watched it. Metta to everyone living in prisons.

lojong1
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Re: dhamma brothers in prison

Postby lojong1 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:16 am

Saw it this week, good stuff, some of the guys obviously got a lot out of it. There was another course there January 2010.
Grady Bankhead (an inmate) has a small site: http://vipassana-dhammabrother.com/

Luke
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Re: dhamma brothers in prison

Postby Luke » Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:23 pm

That looks extraodinary! It makes me so happy to see that some Buddhist teachers in the west have the courage to spread the Dharma beyond the usual univeristy-educated, white, upper-middle class audience they usually cater to. There are few greater acts of caring than sharing the Dharma with others.

May all beings find inner peace and attain liberation!

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