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Your Help Needed on Research Study for Recovery Dharma

We need your help! Recovery Dharma is working with the University of Windsor (Ontario) on a study examining our approach to recovery. This research will help inform us on what parts of our Buddhist-inspired program work and how. Your responses on the research team’s survey will provide vital data to the study. 🏆 And there’s a chance […]

Recovery Dharma Conference – Date/Location Announcement!

Dear Sangha – exciting news! Late last fall we announced the location of our FIRST Recovery Dharma Conference: Salt Lake City, Utah. Today we are pleased to announce dates and a location! Our first conference will be held Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2, 2020, at the beautiful Salt Lake City Public Library. The […]

2020 Recovery Dharma Board of Directors Election Results

Meet the democratically-elected Board of Directors for YOUR Recovery Dharma non-profit! Out of 658 eligible voters, 310 submitted ballots for a turnout rate of 47%. Elected to 3-year terms: Kara Haney, with 109 votes Critter Spinneret, with 101 votes Amanda Marshall, with 90 votes Kris Roehling, with 82 votes Elected to 2-year terms: Lacey Browne, […]

Recovery Dharma Conference – Date/Location Announcement!

Dear Sangha – exciting news! Late last fall we announced the location of our FIRST Recovery Dharma Conference: Salt Lake City, Utah. Today we are pleased to announce dates and a location! Our first conference will be held Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2, 2020, at the beautiful Salt Lake City Public Library. The […]

Meditation Tips for Daily Sits

Thank you to Jer Clarke for this article. Meditation takes time and effort, but the benefits are enormous. Anyone who manages to maintain a daily sitting practice is likely to sing its praises, the hard part is making time and finding the motivation to keep at it day after day. As someone about to hit […]

The Dalai Lama’s Cat and the Power of Meow

Between the Lines Thank you to Dave Slavik for this book review. This is the 3rd book of David Michie’s Dalai Lama’s Cat series, yet each book stands on its own as a wonderful read of life from the perspective of HHC (His Holiness’ Cat), his time in the presence of the Dalai Lama, and […]

Rick’s Story of Recovery

Thank you to Rick Millman for this personal story of recovery. From early on something didn’t feel right about me. There was emotional and some physical abuse in the home. All of the relationships in my nuclear family were tarnished. I didn’t fit in at school. I had social anxiety, didn’t play sports, and got […]

Buddhart

Thank you to Daniel for sharing with us. Daniel Auberle, a member of the Detroit Recovery Dharma Sangha, thinks art can happen as effectively on a dinner plate as a canvas, as long as he’s tapping into a shared creativity that springs from an interconnected sense of creativity and expression. “I stopped drinking and attended […]

Come for the Show, Stay for the Meeting: Recovery at 924 Gilman

Keepin’ It Local Thank you to Critter S. for this sangha profile. When you walk into 924 Gilman in Berkeley on a Sunday morning, you’ll likely notice the stage, often strewn with drumsticks and set lists from the concert the night before. You’ll notice the art on the walls, and the sculptures and odd objects hanging off […]