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 Stark Raven 
 Interview with Anila Ann McNeil
 Ann McNeil
 Stark Raven Radio  
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Ann McNeil talks about bringing her buddhist teachings into BC prisons because she is taking part in a panel discussion at a film screening in Vancouver of "The Dhamma Brothers".
Tiffany Chong, Stark Raven Media Collective
*This interview is complete with intro and extro*

This interview was done prior to a film screening in Vancouver of The Dhamma brothers on Monday, November 16, 2009. If you plan to air this interview on your radio station, you may want to edit out time references.

Anila Ann McNeil is a Tibetan buddhist nun who brings her practice into several prisons in British Columbia. She serves as a part time chaplain in these prisons, teaching the inmates to meditate, as well as providing support and guidance.

She was interviewed because she is taking part in a panel discussion on the role of meditation in prison following a film screening of The Dhamma Brothers in Vancouver.

Here is the info on the film screening:

The Dhamma Brothers
A documentary based on transforming prisoners with meditation, where eastern philosophy and meditation are not widely practiced.

Guest Speakers for Panel Discussion

Gabor Mate – Addictions Counsellor and author of “In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts”
Alison Granger Brown – Recreation Therapist at the Fraser Valley Institution for Women
Anila Ann – Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Prison Chaplain for 8 Fraser Valley Federal Prisons
Bridget MacKenzie – Prison Chaplain, for 8 Fraser Valley Federal Prisons

Langara College
100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver
Newberry Hall A130
Mon Nov 16th at 7pm
Doors open at 6:30

Entrance by Donation
no one will be turned away due to lack of funds

all money raised will go towards prison support groups

please reserve a seat by sending your name in a comment to the link or reply above - we anticpate a completely filled event

Presented by the Vancouver Buddhist Peace Fellowship
sponsored by the UBC Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program,
with support from the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation

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00:15:54 English 2009-11-09
 Vancouver, BC, Canada
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