Prison Program Case Studies: Success stories

  • Once A Jail Now An Ashram

    ‘Violence ends where love begins’ -Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji The village of Senari in Bihar, is infamous for frequent massacres by the Naxalites (Ranveer Sena, Communist Party of India (ML), People’s...
  • Freedom Beyond Bars

    Splashing the water on his face from the slow running tap, the breaking dawn rays pierces in his eyes, waking him up to the just-another day. He takes a bath, wears normal white clothes and a Gandhi cap....
  • A Drug Addict, Prisoner & Now A School Teacher

    A drug addict who was sentenced to 12 years in jail for drug pedaling today shines as a role model for his village, running a free school for its children. His is a classic case of the adage ‘behind...
  • Prison - Morocco

    On the 15th of January 2007, we conducted the first Prison SMART course in Morrocco thanks to the efforts of Amina and Ibrahim Slaoui, Directors of IAHV Morrocco and Nathalie Schaller, Morrocco. Thirty...
  • Prison - Philippines

    Bringing The Art of Living Course to the New Bilibid Prison could very well be the best thing that happened to its 107 inmates in May. Prisoners are metaphorically and literally pushed to the edge of...
  • Prison-Program - Kenya

    Kamiti Prison Program March 2010 we conducted the first Prison SMART course in Kamiti, the maximum security prison in Kenya. Over 100 inmates benefited through the Prison SMART course. This prison has...
  • Prison SMART in Tihar Jail

    Tihar Jail The Prison SMART program was introduced in Tihar Jail in 1999. More than 120,000 inmates from prisons in India have undergone the Prison SMART program with spectacular results. In...
  • Giving Direction to Young Inmates

    “I never felt my breath this light before in my whole life. Today, I am feeling so much peace and silence than I ever felt before.” A young inmate, Tihar Jail, Delhi, India The Art of Living’s...
  • The Art of Living Programs at The Dominican Republic's New Model Prisons

     The Art of Living Foundation has recently signed an agreement with the Dominican Republic’s National Penitentiary School, to conduct Stress Management And Rehabilitation Training (SMART) programs...
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