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Madison Shambhala 2 Day Buddhism & the Twelve Steps Retreat

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Buddhism and the Twelve Steps: A Weekend of Mindfulness Meditation, Addiction Recovery, and Buddhist Teachings

Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, 9:00AM to 4:00PM

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Madison Shambhala

The Buddha said craving is the cause of suffering. Twelve Step programs work with the deepest forms of craving – our addictions. How can these two traditions work together?

  • Develop or deepen your mindfulness meditation practice (the 11th Step)
  • Expand your understanding of recovery and addiction through a Buddhist lens
  • Explore traditional Buddhist teachings

This weekend program will focus on Buddhist mindfulness practices that can support recovering addicts, alcoholics and anyone dealing with addictive behaviors. Using meditation practices, interactive exercises, talks by Kevin, and group discussion, we will explore the ways that Buddhism and the Twelve Steps complement each other. Introductory meditation instruction will be offered. This program is open to all who are interested. All recovery programs and paths are welcome.


May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am
May 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm


Madison Shambhala Center
408 S Baldwin St
Madison, 53703 United States
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