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  • Last updated: 2 Dec 2018
  • What’s new?
  • A new meeting, in Winston-Salem, NC, United States. Find out more here.
  • A new meeting, in London, London, United Kingdom. Find out more here.
  • A new meeting, in Alexandria, VA, United States. Find out more here.
  • A new meeting, in Mesa, AZ, United States. Find out more here.
  • A new meeting, in Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. Find out more here.
  • Numerous retreats and events over the coming months. Find out more here.
  • And remember to check the BRN calendar of events here for talks, retreats and workshops.
  • The BRN Team.

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This is the official website of the Buddhist Recovery Network.

The Buddhist Recovery Network promotes the use of Buddhist teachings and practices to help people recover from the suffering caused by addictive behaviors and is open to people of all backgrounds, and respectful of all recovery paths.

This website presents resources that can help illuminate the Buddhist path to freedom from alcoholism and addiction. To view these resources, please click on any of the buttons in the navigation menu.



  Buddhist Recovery News

     Excited to present our.. Winter 2018 Newsletter

It is packed with news and event announcements as well as an article about the use of Psychedelics as part of one's buddhist practice.

Save the date for the next Buddhist Recovery Summit
September 5th-8th 2019

Registration will begin in January!

BRN Academy with Caroline Brazier -- January 6th 2019

Christie Bates

The Dharma in Family Recovery

Acharya Passatininna (Christie Bates) began practicing meditation daily over 30 years ago, in the realm of family recovery, which has given her a particularly deep understanding of the universal nature of addiction and an ability to communicate this to students. She gradually found that Buddhist Insight teaching and practice both resonated with and deepened the recovery process, whether the recovery being sought is from a recognized addiction or more socially acceptable (and often more deeply deluded) patterns of suffering.

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