Monday, 1 December 2014

Jenny Phillips discusses the Dhamma Brothers on Oprah Winfrey Part 1



On Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series, she interviews Jenny Phillips in a two-part episode. Ms. Phillips made a critically acclaimed documentary called the Dhamma Brothers about a prison in the Deep South that embraces vipassana meditation through the Sayagyi U Goenka organization. She also published a book describing the project. In this interview, Ms. Phillips discusses the making of the film as well as how the meditative prisoners are doing today. The second part of the interview can be found here.

Ms. Phillips can also be heard on Secular Buddhism and written interviews were published in New England Film and Spirituality & Practice.