Prison Outreach

Doshin meets with prison Sangha

Welcome to our “From Behind the Fence” page. Here we  feature art & writings of our prison sangha members and general information about what we do inside.



Palms Together in Truth by L.L.

My mind is clear… My heart content… A breeze touches my consciousness At one with acute awareness I sit purely amongst the chaos of gathering clouds. My  mind is clear… My heart content… As the clouds darken and the rain Starts to pour, dampening my skin I sit, at one with all that is… Pure, […]

Dharma Pets City Pound by Jozan

Dharma Pets by Jozan

A Dharma Friend is always there for you! One never knows what this moment will bring (So be patient!) by Jozan  

An Homage of a Homely Heaven by Ryan L

I bow, in reverence, to nothing special  because it’s profound the depth of forever experienced right now a crooked smile an ocean of bliss nothing special (al -dee-dah) just this trusting the grace of invisible sunlight by embracing what is (an homage to a homely heaven) Author: Ryan L, but the words just fell out […]

Being One With Buddha

Dharma Pets created by Jozan Prison Ministry member

Dharma Cat Cartoon #5 by Jozan

Dharma Pets by Jozan #2

Dharma Pets by Jozan #1

 

A Poem by Horaku

Question and Answer I ask the Silent Self About myself The Answer Echoes back…. Everyone Else is Manifesting Everyone else… A simple answer From the Silent Self That knows and smiles…. I Am Love. Everything is Me without me Expressing itself As me… To be Everything and Nothing is to be the completeness that is…. […]

Gratitude from Inside

I received this letter a few days ago and I wanted to share it with our extended sangha. We just never know how our attempts to bring the dharma to incarcerated men and women will unfold, but I am convinced that our good intentions and consistent efforts do manifest in positive ways. Your continued support […]




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Make a personal connection:
Become a prisoner pen pal. The cost is minimal ($.46) and the benefits are priceless!
Contact Southernpalmzengroup@gmail.com

Sew a Rakasu:
More of our prison sangha are asking to receive jukai. They cannot sew their own rakasus and need our assistance.
Contact Southernpalmzengroup@gmail.com if you can help with this work.

Volunteer to visit:
If you are interested, please contact Doshin Cantor Sensei (doshin@bellsouth.net) for more information.

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