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Movies with Meaning: Dhamma Brothers

Saturday, March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 1:00-3:00 pm

Free, donations accepted

In 2002, psychotherapist Jenny Phillips begins intensive meditation retreats for inmates at a maximum-security prison in rural Alabama. Based on the principles of Vipassana meditation, the 10-day retreats are conducted in total silence. This documentary explores the lives of four convicted murderers before, during, and after the arduous retreats, as well as reactions from residents of the nearby town of Bessemer, many of whom object to the program on religious or social grounds.


Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism


Email: monastery@sakya.org

Region: Seattle, WA

Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Website:

Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism
108 NW 83rd St
Seattle, Washington 98117 United States
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Phone: 206-789-2573