If you are interested in sitting with the Buddhadharma Sangha,please fill out this application form and email it, along with a picture, to sqsangha at gmail.com.Volunteers should have an established Buddhist meditation practice,some experience sitting with Buddhist groups, and a sensitivity to theissues of prison chaplaincy. One of the program coordinators will interviewand orient prospective volunteers.
Buddhadharma Sangha, 2001
Seido Lee deBarros, Founding Teacher
at the East Gate of San Quentin State Prison
Note: The following materials can give you a sense of the standards we observe in the prison. Some details do not apply to volunteers on gateclearances. A group coordinator will discuss these guidelines in detailwith new volunteers.
Buddhadharma Sangha, 2012
UPDATE (8/2015): Due to high interest in our program, most new applicants will be put on a waiting list.