January 24, 2013 RSS feed

Remembering Bo Lozoff
It was with tremendous sadness to learn that Bo Lozoff died in a motorcycle accident on November 29, 2012.

Bo was a teacher, author, and singer-songwriter whose work has drawn fans as diverse as His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Public Televisions’s Mister Rogers, who called Bo one of his “personal heroes.” The Utne Reader named Bo “one of America’s 100 spiritual visionaries.” Bo’s first book for adults, We’re All Doing Time, has been hailed by the Village Voice as “one of the ten books everyone in the world should read,” and is widely known by prisoners around the world as “the convict’s Bible.”

Bo started the Prison-Ashram Project to inspire and encourage prisoners and prison staff to recognize their depth as human beings, and to behave accordingly. He felt that the nature of our lives is an incomprehensibly wonderful mystery which each human being can experience only in solitude and silence. Prisoners have the opportunity to dedicate themselves to this inward journey without the distractions and luxuries which occupy many people in the "free world."

To learn more, request Bo's books.
 
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