Fleet Maull
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Sensei Fleet Maull, M.A., Ph.D. candidate, is a meditation teacher, trainer, executive coach, consultant, university teacher and activist working for peace, prison reform and social transformation. He is a senior student of the late Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and a meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is also a senior student and Dharma successor of Zen master and social entrepreneur, Roshi Bernie Glassman, and a senior teacher and ordained priest in the Zen Peacemaker Community. Fleet currently studies with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Roshi Bernie Glassman, as well as the Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsultim Gyatso. He is also a holder of the Way of Council and a certified trainer with the Ojai Foundation’s Center for Council Training, HeartStream Education and New Line Consulting.

Fleet is the president of New Line Consulting Colorado and maintains a very active practice in management consulting, corporate training and executive coaching. He is the founder and director of Prison Dharma Network, National Prison Hospice Association and the Colorado Peacemaker Institute. Fleet helped start the first inside prison hospice program, initiating a prison hospice movement that now includes over 50 hospice programs in U.S. state and federal prisons. He is adjunct faculty at Naropa University where he teaches courses in engaged spirituality and contemplative and integral approaches to social action, peacemaking, and politics. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Contemplative End of Life Care Programs at Naropa University.

Fleet leads meditation retreats, activist trainings and street retreats throughout the United States and Europe, where he also visits prisons and jails doing transformational work with both prisoners and prison staff. He is a frequent presenter at conferences on prison work, end of life care, activism and engaged spirituality. His peacemaking activities range from the streets of U.S. cities, to former concentration camps in Poland, to Israel-Palestine, and the forgotten world inside our jails and prisons. Fleet is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and the recently released book, Dharma in Hell, the Prison Writings of Fleet Maull. He has been interviewed widely in the print, radio, and television media, including National Public Radio’s Fresh Air program and the nationally syndicated E-Town.

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