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The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast

Feb 5, 2023

To understand what is meant by refuge in recovery, we must first understand and integrate some basic Buddhist principles. Intellectual understanding is not sufficient, but we gotta start somewhere. We discuss the meaning of refuge in Buddhism. It There are many lineages and views to consider! It depends on what the Tibetans call Thowa, or the view that the teaching begins with and is based upon. Believe it or not, there are different views! Today we open a Series on Refuge in Recovery. Our show begins with the reasons why addicts would be motivated to make the move of Buddhist refuge as part of recovery from trauma, and recovery from addictions as it pertains to The Four Noble Truths, The Four Immeasurables and more. Join me for practices integrated with words and sounds on this and all the shows!

The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast: Episode 81
How to Take Refuge in Recovery: Part One

Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions
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This is the path of bodhisattvas, yogis and Buddhists in recovery.
"You can judge me, but please take what's in my hand."

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