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Buddhist Recovery Meetings: United States > Washington > Olympia


Buddhist 12-Step Study Group


Day/time: Thursdays (weekly)  —  6:30pm - 8:00pm


First Christian Church, Library

701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501   Map


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Participants each briefly report on their meditation and recovery work at the start of each meeting. Guided group meditation follows. The group breaks for tea, questions and answers, and a little conversation after meditation. The last 45 minutes together are structured by group reading & discussion of 12-Step Buddhist Literature to support participants’ walk down the eight-fold path and recovery. A new book is read every six to eight months.


Contact: Steven Aldrich - Email- stvnald at aol dot com


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Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Wednesdays  —  7:00pm


Nalanda Institute

1620 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506   Map


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This meeting is based on the Buddhist recovery meeting format outlined by Noah Levine in his book “Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Addiction Recovery,”.


Contact: Phone- 360-791-1728    Email- sproutdog at gmail dot com


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Eight Step Recovery


Day/time: Mondays (Except 1st Monday of the month)  —  6:00pm - 7:30pm


P.O.W.E.R.

309 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501   Map


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Please Note: There is no meeting at P.O.W.E.R. on the first Monday of every month. The first Monday of the month is reserved for Business meeting and Buddhist Recovery Sangha Social at rotating locations. Contact Thomas 360.358.2379 for info.

Eight Step Recovery uses Buddhist teachings and tools to overcome addiction. The Eight Step program is a set of mindfulness teachings outlining a suggested course of action for recovery from addiction, stinking thinking, negative mental states, and compulsive and obsessive behaviors. This is a safe meeting for all including Trans/Queer/People of Color.

Eight Step Recovery is an inclusive resource and can be used in addition to any other recovery program including AA, NA, Refuge Recovery, SMART, etc. For members of AA/NA it can be an expression of the 11th step.


Contact: Thomas - Phone- 360-358-2379    Email- finding dot valentine at gmail dot com


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Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Sundays  —  6:00pm


Nalanda Institute

1620 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506   Map


Other info:

This meeting is based on the Buddhist recovery meeting format outlined by Noah Levine in his book “Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Addiction Recovery,”.


Contact: Phone- 360-791-1728    Email- sproutdog at gmail dot com


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