VIDEO: The most beautiful meditation I’ve ever witnessed from one of the most notorious prisons in the world ~ Robert Sturman Photography

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on Nov 17, 2011
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Some of the men serving life sentences never committed a crime of violence. They are victims of the three strike law.


Check Out Part 1: “A Poignant 21 Seconds from San Quentin

“Artists who live and work with spiritual values cannot and should not remain indifferent to a conflict in which the highest values of humanity and civilization are at stake.”  — Pablo Picasso




Meet Robert Sturman at his Santa Monica studio discussing sincerity and the photographer’s secret—the unwritten contract between himself and those he photographs.

 Check out the Anneke Lucas article/interview with the Yogis of San Quentin. It’s beautiful.

Follow Robert Sturman’s artwork within the prison system  on Facebook.

 Learn more about the Prison Yoga Project and their trainings.


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8 Responses to “VIDEO: The most beautiful meditation I’ve ever witnessed from one of the most notorious prisons in the world ~ Robert Sturman Photography”

  1. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this!

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    Tanya Lee Markul, Yoga Editor
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  2. Posted to Elephant Main Facebook Page, my Facebook page, Twitter, StumbleUpon.

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  3. Anneke_Lucas says:

    Robert, thank you so much for sharing. You came to this realization in such a dramatic, beautiful way. Your quest for purity through sincerity in your life and art should result in finding pure consciousness – enlightenment. I love your photos and the videos you made; they are sure to inspire people as your earlier photos did me – they are life changing.

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  8. andreea says:

    really touching,thank you for sharing

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