Source: The Wall Street Journal
By Corinne Ramey
The first Buddhist chaplain in the New York City correction department tries helping jail staff at Rikers Island by transporting them to other, tropical islands. ‘When he speaks he’s so relaxing.’
NEW YORK—During a recent meditation class, Justin von Bujdoss, a 42-year-old Buddhist lama dressed in a tie and navy windbreaker that read “Chaplain von Bujdoss,” instructed his 19 students to close their eyes.