meditation

Our Practice

wise mindfulness

Scripts and recordings of Recovery Dharma’s Mindfulness Meditations created by members.

Basic Meditation

A script for a basic meditatio0n that can serve as a beginning template.

Breath & Body

A script for the First Foundation of Mindfulness. Submitted by community members.

Impermanence

A script to expand awareness to include a range of other arising and passing phenomena

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Basic Meditation

A brief recording of the basic, introductory meditation

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Breath

The breath helps to focus our attention.

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Breath and Body 1

This beginner-friendly practice guides the attention for the breath and the body as a whole.

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Breath and Body 2

This beginner-friendly practice guides the attention for the breath and the body as a whole.

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Feeling Tone

Explores the reactions to positive, negative and neutral experiences.

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Body Sensations

Open awareness of sensations in the body and the responses to them.

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Process of Mind

An open awareness practice acknowledging the processes of the mind.

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Mindfulness of Dharmas

A combination, expansion and deepening of all the mindfulness practices.

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Sitting with Difficult Emotions

Sitting with emotions that may be challenging or difficult. It includes the practice of self-compassion

wise concentration

Scripts and recordings of Recovery Dharma’s Concentration Meditations created by members.

Loving Kindness (Mettā)

A concentration practice followed with offerings of loving-kindness for self and others.

May all beings be filled with lovingkindness.
May all beings be safe from inner and outer dangers.
May all beings be well in body, heart, and mind.
May all beings be at ease and happy.

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Loving Kindness 1

Found on page 80 of the book, Recovery Dharma

 

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Loving Kindness 2

A concentration practice followed with offerings of loving kindness for self and others.

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Loving Kindness 3

A concentration practice followed with offerings of loving kindness for self and others.

 

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Loving Kindness 4

A concentration practice followed with offerings of loving kindness for self and others.

 

Compassion (Karuna)

A concentration practice followed with offerings of compassion for self and others.

May all beings be free from suffering.
May all beings be kind and gentle to themselves and each other.
May all beings find peace and ease.

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Compassion 1

A concentration practice followed with offerings of compassion for self and others.

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Compassion 2

A concentration practice followed with offerings of compassion for self and others.

 

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Compassion 3

A concentration practice followed with offerings of compassion for self and others.

Appreciative Joy (Muditā)

A concentration practice followed with offerings of appreciative joy for self and others.

I am happy for the joy of all beings.
May your joy increase.
May we all be grateful and content.

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Appreciative Joy 1

A concentration practice followed with offerings of appreciative joy for self and others.

 

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Appreciative Joy 2

A concentration practice followed with offerings of appreciative joy for self and others.

Equanimity (Upekṣā)

A concentration practice followed with offerings of equanimity for self and others.

Regardless of my wishes for you, your happiness is not in my hands.
All beings are responsible for the suffering or happiness created by their own actions.
May you find a true source of happiness.
May you find peace exactly where you are.

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Equanimity 1

A concentration practice followed with offerings of equanimity for self and others.

 

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Equanimity 2

A concentration practice followed with offerings of equanimity for self and others.

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Equanimity 3

A concentration practice followed with offerings of equanimity for self and others.

Forgiveness

A concentration practice followed with offerings of forgiveness for self and others.

I know I have acted out of fear, pain, and confusion, and for today, I offer myself forgiveness. I forgive myself.
I now remember the ways you have hurt or harmed me, out of your own fear, pain, confusion and anger.  I offer my forgiveness.
I know I have harmed you through my thoughts, words, or actions. I ask for your forgiveness.

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Forgiveness 1

A concentration practice followed with offerings of forgiveness for self and others.

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Forgiveness 2

A concentration practice followed with offerings of forgiveness for self and others.

 

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Forgiveness 3

A concentration practice followed with offerings of forgiveness for self and others.

 

ready to get started?

The most simple step is to click on some of these meditations and start reading or listening.  Another is to attend Recovery Dharma meetings where these meditations will likely be read.  Finally, use it as a support to reach out to others.  Call any friends you have met in meetings and ask each one:  “Which meditation did you find most helpful when you were starting  on this path? “

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