In this episode, Venerable De Hong talks with Vita Pires about his work with the Engaged Buddhist Alliance, providing programs in facilities and through correspondence courses.
How Buddhist Psychology supports Insight Development & Trauma Healing
Working with those serving life (or LWOP) sentences
Developing correspondence curriculums
VENERABLE DE HONG Ven. De Hong has taught Buddhist Psychology and Mindfulness Meditation in several state prisons in Southern California since 2013. He has also corresponded with incarcerated individuals in other California state prisons and other states offering correspondence courses on Buddhist teachings and meditation. He has been ordained in the Chinese and Vietnamese Traditions since 2006 and the Theravada Tradition since 2014. He taught Buddhist Psychology and Buddhist Counseling at the University of the West since 2016 and has retired this year to focus on his practice and prison ministry.