Prison Inmates Meditate to Deal with Life Behind Bars

Prison Inmates Meditate to Deal with Life Behind Bars

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meditative-sit.jpgKenneth Brown discovered meditation, yoga and Buddhist teachings three months into his 20-year sentence behind bars.

Inmates say meditation — an ancient practice that develops mental awareness and fosters relaxation — is teaching them how to cope in prison.

Programs and workshops educating convicts about meditation and yoga have been sprouting up across the country for at least a decade.

(Continue reading at CNN)

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