The Dhamma Brothers: Meditation in Prison

October 10, 2009

a documentary based on personal transformation in prisons, where eastern philosophy and meditation are not widely practiced

Am Johal [context] will moderate a panel discussion on it with:

Gabor Maté – physician, writer, author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction [bio]
Alison Granger Brown – recreation therapist at the Fraser Valley Institution
Anila Ann McNeil – Tibetan Buddhist nun and prison chaplain for Fraser Valley federal prisons
Bridget MacKenzie – prison chaplain for Fraser Valley federal prisons

image - from the movie - The Dhamma Brothers

Monday, 16 November 2009
Doors open at 6:15pm … film 7:00pm … panel 8:30pm
Location: Langara College 100 West 49th Avenue – Newberry Hall (Room A130)

Admission by donation BUT RSVP to reserve a place;
no one will be turned away due to lack of funds;
all money raised will go to prison support groups: to Freedom Project Canada and to Women in2 Healing;
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***Note the six paragraphs on The Dhamma Brothers in this recent prison dharma article.

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One Response to “The Dhamma Brothers: Meditation in Prison”

  1. author Says:

    [edited November 16, 2009 at 11:46am]

    We are still taking bookings but will have to stop at 2:00pm. You are very welcome to just show up. We do expect you to have a good chance of getting in if you have no reservation but arrive early. We will be releasing reserved seats at 6:45pm.

    [edited October 27, 2009 at 8:51pm]

    Thanks in advance for your reply. We will send you an email confirmation asap. No one else will see your reply unless you say you want it published.

    We willl keep a seat for you as long as we can. If all open seats are taken, we will start giving away reserved seats 15 minutes before screening. So please show up before 6:45pm.

    Most importantly, just let us know you plan to be there.

    Note: Sometime – maybe minutes, maybe days – after the email confirmation goes out to you, you won’t see your reply here anymore.

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