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Buddhist Recovery Meetings: United States > Washington DC


Heart of Recovery Group

Day/time: Wednesdays  —  6:30pm - 8:00pm

Shambhala Meditation Center of Washington, D.C.

3520 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008   Map

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This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs.

Meetings are anonymous and confidential and explore the relationship of addictions and recovery to our personal paths as warriors, bodhisattvas, and meditation practitioners. Meeting format includes: sitting practice; a topic offering in the form of brief comments or a reading by the night’s facilitator; discussion and exploration by group members; sharing our personal experience, strength and hope; dedication of merit.

Open to all who are: Buddhist practitioners (from any tradition), or 12 Step practitioners (from any program), or individuals interested in exploring the relationship of meditation to recovery from addiction and addictive behaviors.

Contact: Scott: Phone- (240) 478-1513    Email- sperkins67 at mac dot com
Website(s)- www.shambhala.org/centers/washingtondc

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DC Mindfulness in Recovery

Day/time: Sunday  —  6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Center For Mindful Living

4708 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Tenleytown, Washington, DC 20016   Map
Suite 200 (2nd floor). 3 blocks north (near Steak 'n Egg) of the Tenleytown-AU Red line Metro stop.

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No need to apply, just show up!
Our group is open to those new to meditation and seasoned practitioners alike with a common interest in the intersection of Buddhist teachings and 12 Step recovery. All 12 Steppers are welcome and we ask that participants have continuous recovery, as defined by their 12 Step group, and that a working relationship with that group be established before attending your first meeting.

Contact: Website(s)- Insight Meditation Community of Washington

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