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Buddhist Recovery Meetings: USA > Arizona


Flagstaff

Venue:

Flagstaff Federated Church

Day:

Mondays

Time:

5:30pm - Flexible

Type:

Read ∙ Sit ∙ Talk

Address:

400 West Aspen Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 (map)
Room 24 (Upstairs and to your Left)

Other info:

An Any-A Meeting for Any-Anonymous Person Interested in Meditation and the 12 Steps
- Improving Our Conscious Contact -
All people of all meditation and recovery experience levels and paths are welcome!
(No vows are required, no head shaving, no gurus. Robes are optional, but please wear something.)

What: Reading, Meditation, Discussion "One Breath at a Time" by Kevin Griffin.
Why: To Learn, To Grow, To Share
Who: You?

Contact:

Phone- (928) 714-7015    Email- Flagstaff at ReadSitTalk dot org

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Phoenix

Venue:

Creative Living Fellowship

Day:

Mondays

Time:

7:15pm - 8:45pm

Type:

Refuge Recovery

Address:

6530 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 (map)
(Look for poster with room location)

Contact:

Craig Phone- (602) 499-1670    Email- mysticmedalist at gmail dot com

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Phoenix

Venue:

Phoenix Center for the Arts

Day:

Thursdays

Time:

6:30pm - 7:45pm

Type:

Refuge Recovery

Address:

1202 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (map)

Contact:

Catherine R Email- crezzcat11 at gmail dot com
Website(s)- refugerecoveryphoenix.wordpress.com - www.facebook.com/refugerecoveryphoenix

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Prescott

Venue:

First Congregational Church

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

6:30pm

Type:

Refuge Recovery Meeting

Address:

216 E. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301 (map)

Other info:

Refuge Recovery is a program of recovery from all types of addiction and the suffering caused by addiction. It uses the Buddha’s core teachings, the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path, as its main inspiration and guiding philosophy. Refuge Recovery takes a non-theistic approach to spiritual practice, asking people to believe in nothing beyond a process that includes meditation, wise actions and compassion, and to work at their recovery.
These meetings are based on the book, “Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Addiction Recovery”

Contact:

Email- orangeandbluebsu at gmail dot com
Website(s)- www.refugerecovery.org

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Scottsdale

Venue:

The Shambhala Meditation Center of Phoenix

Day:

Tuesdays

Time:

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Type:

Buddhist Alcohol Study Group

Address:

7024 E. Osborn Road Suite A, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (map)
Suite G

Other info:

Sarpashana (pronounced Sar-pa-sha-na) is the Buddhist Alcohol Study Group, which began in the mid-1980s in Boulder for members dealing with alcoholism or alcohol-related problems. This is a study group for all those interested in relating their path of meditation and dharma studies to their alcohol or other addictions and recovery. We explore the challenges, as well as the opportunities, that our addictions and attachments provide us in this context. Sarpashana is not viewed as a substitute for other recovery systems, but as an additional support for other means of recovery. The meetings combine meditation, study, and discussion.
We begin with approximately 20 minutes of meditation, followed by a reading chosen by the facilitator or a volunteer. After all present have had an opportunity to share without cross-talk, we close with 5 minutes of meditation and a Dedication of Merit. Voluntary donations are welcome and appreciated but not required.

Contact:

For more information, email Steve Koper or Frank Sebil Email- skoper301 at gmail dot com - frasebil at aol dot com
Website(s)- phoenix.shambhala.org/

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Tucson

Venue:

The Tucson Shambhala Meditation Group

Day:

Thursdays

Time:

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Type:

Sarpashana

Address:

3250 North Tucson Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85716 (map)
(just north of Fort Lowell Road on the east side of Tucson Boulevard)

Other info:

Sarpashana is a Buddhist Recovery Group and is also a Sanskrit word meaning ‘poison eater.’ The symbol for the group is the peacock, which, according to an ancient Hindu story, can eat poison and transform it into nourishment, resulting in the bird’s dazzling plumage. Our Sarpashana group serves all people who are interested in relating their path of meditation and dharma studies to their alcohol or other addictions and recovery. The group explores the challenges and opportunities that addictions and attachments provide us in this context. The group meets for meditation, study and discussion.

Contact:

For more information: Phone- (520) 481-1286    Website(s)- www.tucson.shambhala.org

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