Buddhism and the Twelve Steps: A Recovery Workbook for Individuals and Groups

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Buddhism & The Twelve Steps is a workbook for people in recovery from addiction of any kind.
The book is based on the 12 Steps, intertwining recovery ideas with the Buddhist teachings. Mindfulness is the fundamental tool offered for practice and is presented in the larger context of Buddhist teachings that include the elements of morality and wisdom.
The material is practically oriented, and the voice is a personal. Buddhist teachings are...
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Overview

Buddhism & The Twelve Steps is a workbook for people in recovery from addiction of any kind.
The book is based on the 12 Steps, intertwining recovery ideas with the Buddhist teachings. Mindfulness is the fundamental tool offered for practice and is presented in the larger context of Buddhist teachings that include the elements of morality and wisdom.
The material is practically oriented, and the voice is a personal. Buddhist teachings are presented in down-to-earth terms that make them accessible to the non-Buddhist reader.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615942216
  • Publisher: One Breath Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2014
  • Pages: 254
  • Sales rank: 158,171
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Griffin is the author of the seminal 2004 book One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps and the recent A Burning Desire: Dharma God and the Path of Recovery. He has been practicing Buddhist meditation for three decades and been in recovery since 1985. He's been a meditation teacher for fifteen years. His teacher training was at Spirit Rock Meditation Center where he currently leads Dharma and Recovery classes. "Laughing Buddha," his CD of dharma-related rock tunes, comes out in 2013.

Kevin teaches nationally in Buddhist centers, treatment centers, professional conferences, and academic settings. He has worked as a consultant on NIH studies of mindfulness and taught meditation in prisons and homeless shelters. He specializes in helping people in recovery connect with meditation and a progressive understanding of the 12 Steps. His events range from evening classes, to daylong workshops, and residential retreats.

For more information, see www.kevingriffin.net.

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