Practice of meditation transforms violent prison

Apodaca prison in Monterrey, Mexico, was the  the scene of a violent uprising in 2012 now it is a place of peace and stillness.

A quarter of the 2000 prisoners, guards and management in the overcrowded prison regularly practise meditation

It has transformed life in the prison. Suicides are down 40 per cent; there have been no reports of violence since 2012; solitary confinements are down 50 per cent. Continue reading

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