Razor-Wire Dharma: A Buddhist Life in Prison by Calvin Malone

Razor-Wire Dharma: A Buddhist Life in Prison

byCalvin MaloneForeword bySteven C RockefellerEditorSunyana Graef

Paperback | September 1, 2008

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Razor-Wire Dharma is an eloquent, enlightening, and utterly inspiring personal story of how one man found Buddhism—and real, transformative meaning—despite being in one of the world's harshest environments.

Some of these stories are hilarious, some are harrowing, but all express Buddhist wisdom as vividly as any practitioner could hope to do—in the unlikeliest of places. In prison, the choice of staying true to principles often requires jeopardizing life, safety, and the few small comforts available to try to do what's right.
Calvin Malone began practicing Buddhism soon after he entered prison in 1992 and started writing about his prison experiences shortly thereafter. He has published numerous articles in Buddhist magazines and newsletters. 
Title:Razor-Wire Dharma: A Buddhist Life in PrisonFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.7 inPublished:September 1, 2008Publisher:Wisdom PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0861715632

ISBN - 13:9780861715633

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

"Besides providing a glimpse into the world of prison, this is also a serious book about Buddhism with no axe to grind or product to sell. In addition to the entertaining stories, there is also an excellent overview of the Four Noble Truths, a guide to meditation, and a worthy list of recommended reading and resources."