The Dhamma Brothers

2008 – Film and Book

Donaldson Correctional Facility, situated in the Alabama countryside southwest of Birmingham is considered the state’s most dangerous prison, yet here many prisoners practice Vipassana Meditation. The book and the film describe the Vipassana courses conducted at the prison.
Available at the Toronto Public Library
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Meditation Now: Inner Peace Through Inner Wisdom

by S.N. Goenka, Vipassana Research Publications, 2002
Available at the Toronto Public Library

Tranquility & Insight: An Introduction to the Oldest Form of Buddhist Meditation

By Sole-Leris, Amadeu, Rider, 1986.
Available at the Toronto Public Library

The Art of Living Cover

The Art of Living

By William Hart, published by HarperCollins
Introductory information on Vipassana Meditation, as taught by S.N. Goenka.
Available in various formats at

Art of Dying

By Vipassana Meditation Teacher S.N. Goenka and others
Available as eBook (Mobi, ePub, PDF) at

United Nations Address by S.N. Goenka


Vipassana meditation retreats: enjoy the silence
The Guardian, 9 June 2013

Prisoners Benefit from Meditation
BBC Health, July 2001


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