“The documentary does a great deal to un-do the demonization of men in prison that runs so deeply in popular culture. It reintroduces the notion of rehabilitation in an era of retribution and retaliation.”
– Howard Zehr, Professor, Sociology and Restorative Justice

Dhamma Brothers In The Press

Radio • Video

October 24, 2016
Paul Swanson | Contemplify
Interview with Jenny Phillips about The Dhamma Brothers and Beyond The Wall

June 17, 2015
The Pluralism Project | Harvard University
Episode 5, Part II “Religious Diversity and American Prisons” with Jenny Phillips

February 2, 2013
Secular Buddhist Association
Episode 154 :: Jenny Phillips :: The Dhamma Brothers

January 22, 2013
Your Public Media
Quieting The Mind With Meditation

September 11, 2011
The Universal Flag: A Call to Consciousness
A Conversation with Jenny Phillips

June 28, 2011
Jenny Phillips: The Only Way Out Is In

February 17, 2011
The Emily Rooney Show
Interview with Jenny Phillips
Vipassana Meditation At A Maximum-Security Prison

November 17, 2010
The Bob Edwards Show
Interview with Jenny Phillips
Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3  |  Part 4

March 18, 2011
Hear Women Talk: Where Is My Guru?
With Jessica Durivage and Diane Ferraro
Interview with Jenny Phillips

February 8, 2011
At End-Of-The Line Prison, An Unlikely Escape

Feature Articles

May 2, 2012
Huffington Post Healthy Living
Meditation In Prison: 100 Hours Of Silence

September 2011
Khabar Magazine
From Murder to Meditation (4MB PDF)

February 2, 2011
AP Associated Press
Meditation class helps lower violence at AL prison

February 8, 2011
At End-Of-The Line Prison, An Unlikely Escape

September 13, 2007
The New York Times
Staring at Death, and Finding Their Bliss


June 21, 2010
Society of Correctional Physicians
Thomas A. Lincoln, MD
Film Review

June 22, 2010
The Washington Post Critic Review
The Dhamma Brothers

April 11, 2008
The New York Times Movie Review
The Dhamma Brothers: Freedom in Prison

April 11, 2008
The Seattle Times Movie Review
"The Dhamma Brothers": The transformative power of Buddhist meditation in a U.S. prison

May 9, 2008
Los Angeles Times
‘Brothers’ a the mind’s jail door



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