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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person meetings may have been canceled or moved online. Please contact your local meeting organizers before visiting an in-person meeting to confirm.
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Online Buddhist Recovery and meditation Meetings - COVID-19

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary support!

Here are some lists of Ongoing Online Meetings

More meetings open to all

Facebook Online Meditation Practice Community
A collectively organized online meditation practice community, intended as support for one another during the COVID-19 outbreak.

During the current health crisis Kevin Griffin will be leading an online study of his book One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps.  Classes every Tuesday at 10am Pacific and Friday at 7pm. Classes will be recorded.

Portland Insight Meditation Community
See the full schedule of online meditation gatherings and Dharma talks that PIMC is hosting

Eight Step Recovery

Recovery Mondays - A sangha evening for people in recovery
Mondays 6:30pm Pacific Time
Zoom Link

Friday 8 Step Recovery meeting UK
10:30am Pacific Time / 6:30pm UK time
Zoom Link
Saturday 8 Step Recovery Deep Refuge Group via EBMC
10:00am Pacific Time
Zoom Link - See also Online Classes from East Bay Meditation Center

Sunday 8 Step Recovery Meeting - All Welcome
1 - 2:30pm Pacific Time
Zoom Link

Sunday 8 Step Recovery Meeting UK - more information
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm UK Time
Zoom Link - Password: 534215
8 Step Recovery Meetings in Finland
Eight Step Recoveryn nettipalaverit torstaisin 19–20:30. Kokoukseen pääsee sisälle klo 18:45. Palaveriin voivat tulla kaikki, jotka haluavat tutkia addiktiotaan.

Dharma Recovery Pacific Northwest

These Pacific Northwest meetings are open to all.

Olympia - Tuesdays 6:30-8pm Pacific Time
Zoom Link
Olympia - Wednesdays 5:30-7pm Pacfiic Time
Zoom Link

Olympia - Friday 6-7:30 Pacific Time
Zoom Link
North Seattle - Fridays 7pm Pacific Time
Zoom Link

Sit and Share

Monday and Thursday Sit and Share - more information
7:45pm until 9pm (UK Time)
Zoom LinkFacebook Group

April 15th, Vince Cullen is starting a six week course "Foundations of Awakening & Recovery" A series of online talks exploring Buddhist-oriented practices and principals that are intended to lead away from avoidable-suffering.   The source material is contained in the free ‘From Hungry Ghost To Being Human’ booklet.

12 Step Zen (San Diego, CA) 

Founded January 2012, this group is hosted by Peter Kuhn, an ordained member of the Order of Interbeing in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village Tradition.

    • Wednesdays 7:00 PM Pacific Time  Zoom Link
    • Saturdays 10:00 AM Pacific Time  Zoom Link

Noble Steps


Offering six different meetings open to all.

    • Sunday 5-6:30pm Eastern Time - Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha's Teachings To Overcome Addiction - link
    • Wednesday 7-8am Eastern Time One Breath at a Time - link
    • Wednesday 6-7:15pm Eastern Time - Buddhism and the Twelve Steps Workbook
    • Friday 6-7:15pm Eastern Time One Breath at a Time - link
    • Saturday 8-9am Eastern Time - One Breath at a Time - link
    • Saturday 7-8:15pm Eastern Time Book to be announced  

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