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Healing and Insight

Tue, 29 Dec, 2015 - 05:40

Healing and Insight

Tue, 29 Dec, 2015 - 05:40

www.WorldwideInsight.org is pleased to announce the launch of its online channel, Healing & Insight: Buddhist Health and Wellness dharma teachings. Every Saturday beginning January 2nd, 11am Pacific time, 7pm Greenwich Mean time. 

Free sign up and more information:

Worldwide Insight has offered an interactive live weekly Sunday dharma session, taught by renowned meditation teachers over the internet, for nearly a year now with great success. With nearly 5,000 people signed up from 70 countries and a growing weekly sangha...

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Meetings and Mentoring

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 02:54

Meetings and Mentoring

Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 02:54It has been one year since the first edition was launched, and we have had many requests for how to run an Eight Step Recovery Meeting. These Eight Step Meetings have been pioneered in India, United Kingdom , USA and Canada.

Below we suggest a meeting format that has been tried and tested. Many people have benefited from these meetings and we hope you will too. We have suggested several types of meeting, while always including the...
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Recovery Fridays

Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 07:02

Recovery Fridays

Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 07:02Starting November 14th! AT PORTSMOUTH Buddhist Center New Hampshire USA On our new ‘Recovery Friday’ evening, 7-9 pm, we will explore and practice the Buddha’s teachings to help overcome addictions. Offered for anyone dealing with addiction issues. This is not a substitute for any other program or therapy. This will be a safe, confidential, non judgmental space for us to learn about Buddhist teachings and meditation techniques that can provide an alternate view to recovery from addictions...
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Book Study

Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 04:49

Book Study

Thu, 16 Oct, 2014 - 04:49Book Study on Eight Step Recovery in Seattle - Saturday’s for ten weeks - want to take part - contact nwbuddhistrecovery [at] gmail.com hope some of you can make it Meanwhile if you want to set up your own book study watch this space. In November we will have a curriculum you can follow
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Placing Positive Values at the Centre of Our Lives

Tue, 26 Aug, 2014 - 08:55

Placing Positive Values at the Centre of Our Lives

Tue, 26 Aug, 2014 - 08:55Non Residential Retreat - September Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th. Come and join us and celebrate International Recovery Day. We will explore how to place positive values at the centre of our lives. The ordinary person turns to distraction, blame, and self pity when in pain. The wise person turns to acceptance when in pain. But how does the wise person do this? Come and join us at 3440 West Broadway Vancouver.

Dana - the gift of generosity -...
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How to set up Eight Step Recovery Groups at Triratna centres and in the community

Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 20:25

How to set up Eight Step Recovery Groups at Triratna centres and in the community

Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 20:25September Monday 15th – 10 to 5pm – hosted by Nagaloka Portland Maine

For Order Members, Mitras and others – who resonate with the using the Buddhist teachings to overcome addiction – as a way out of suffering – which was taught by Shakyamuni

Be part of the Buddhist Recovrey Movement. Since mindfulness has knocked down the hospital doors and work industry doors, Buddhism for recovery has been following sharply behind on it’s heels. Every month a different...
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Eight Step Recovery Meetings

Thu, 5 Jun, 2014 - 04:45

Eight Step Recovery Meetings

Thu, 5 Jun, 2014 - 04:45We have received several requests on a meeting format for Eight Step Recovery – Using The Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction. Already we have heard of groups setting up in the UK and Canada which are working the steps with a wide range of addictions. We hope groups will continue to spring up all over the globe. When the book goes into second edition we will include a meeting format as we can see that this was an aspect...
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Recovery Christmas

Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 05:41

Recovery Christmas

Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 05:41Recovery Christmas

Saturday November 30th - Vancouver - at the Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace
9am registration for a 9:30pm start - 5pm finish

A day of meditation and reflection to explore ways of staying safe, sober and sane, during the festive season. Led by Triratna Vancouver - Recovery Monday Team
Suggested donation $20 - but give what you can afford. Nobody turned away

Pre - register here - www.vancouverbuddhistcentre.com
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Loving Kindness - A day long Meditation Retreat

Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 05:29

Loving Kindness - A day long Meditation Retreat

Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 05:29Vancouver Saturday November 16th 2013
Lovingkindness or Metta Bahvuna, is a powerful form of Buddhist meditation that reconnects us with our natural capcity to be open-hearted with ourselves and with others. One of four Brahma Viharas, or Sublime Attitudes, Lovingkindness uses phrases and visualizations to cultivate a sense of friendliness, kindness, and love, which is our birthright.

This daylong retreat might be a fit for both novice and relative newcomers to meditation and Buddhist practice. We intend to practice...
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21 Day Meditation Recovery - meditations for people with busy lives

Sun, 29 Sep, 2013 - 11:02

21 Day Meditation Recovery - meditations for people with busy lives

Sun, 29 Sep, 2013 - 11:02On the 17th of November 2013 we will be releasing the 21 Day Meditation Recovery to listen to or download from this site. It’s a short course in meditation to accompany our book, Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction, which will be published in January. Each meditation is about 15 minutes long. It’s a bite-sized length - great if find it hard to make time or if you struggle with longer meditations. The meditations cover a...
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