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Rich Barlow | Spiritual Life

Meditation practice 'frees' inmates

Venerable Ajahn David Chutiko, meditating at Wat Buddhabhavana in Westford, says insight from meditation is serendipitous. Venerable Ajahn David Chutiko, meditating at Wat Buddhabhavana in Westford, says insight from meditation is serendipitous. (ELLEN HARASIMOWICZ FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By Rich Barlow
December 15, 2007

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It's not every teacher whose class attendance depends on whether there's a lockdown under way. But the Venerable Ajahn David Chutiko, a Buddhist monk, has accustomed himself to the vicissitudes of prison life in three years of teaching meditation at the Federal Medical Center Devens. The prison at the former military base 40 miles outside Boston houses inmates with mental ... (Full article: 765 words)

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