Buddhist Recovery Network - Inaugural Conference

BRN on the Web


Board Members

Advisory Council

In Memoriam




Cannon Beach Meeting

2009 Inaugural Conference

BRN Newsletters


“Recovery from Addiction in a Buddhist Context”

The best place to start is at the beginning...

Other Sections

Post Conference...



More Information on the Program

Thanks and Acknowledgements

The BRN: The Story So Far

How the 12 Steps got to Santikaro

Vince Cullen and the Thamkrabok Monastery

International Expansion of the BRN

Miya Ando

The Venues


Conference Brochure

The full 2009 Inaugural Conference brochure is now available for download . You may also wish to read the various parts of the brochure on line below.


Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks and Acknowledgements

The Board of the Buddhist Recovery Network would like to thank the following people for their support of the Conference to date:

  • Mary Stancavage and the Against The Stream sangha
  • Eleni Diamantopoulos - brochure designer
  • Joseph Rogers - Go-To Guy
  • Dridhamati - web guru
  • Josie Ramirez-Herndon and recoveryview.com .
  • Kit and Ashley Marlatt - video recording the Conference
  • Sarit Masha - event photography
  • Celeste Sciolla - floral arrangements


Buddhist Recovery Network Organizational Information

The Buddhist Recovery Network is a not for profit organization incorporated in Oregon, USA. The BRN also qualifies to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the U.S. Federal Internal Revenue Service Code. Further information is available online at www.buddhistrecovery.org.

The organization’s official address is at: P. O. Box 4, Marylhurst, Oregon 97036, USA. The Network’s Patron is Jack Kornfield.


Our Mission Statement

The Buddhist Recovery Network supports the use of Buddhist teachings, traditions and practices to help people recover from the sufering caused by addictive behaviors. Open to people of all backgrounds, and respectful of all recovery paths, the organization promotes mindfulness and meditation, and is grounded in Buddhist principles of non-harming, compassion and interdependence. It seeks to serve an international audience through teaching, training, treatment, research, publication, advocacy and community-building initiatives.


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