White Heron Sangha

Intersection of Buddhist Teachings and Recovery Programs - Talk by Kevin Griffin for the Recovery Community

  • 19 Oct 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • White Heron Sangha Meditation Center, Avila Village

White Heron Sangha welcomes you to a talk by Kevin Griffin on the intersection between Buddhist practices and teachings and recovery programs. These teachings and practices have become important elements of many people's recovery programs today, and Kevin has been teaching on this intersection for over fifteen years. 

Kevin's talk will explore themes relevant to people dealing with any form of addiction, whether substance or process-oriented, making connections with core Buddhist teachings on mindfulness, compassion, and ethics.

Kevin Griffin is a Buddhist teacher and author known for his innovative work connecting dharma and recovery, especially through his 2004 book One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps. He has been a Buddhist practitioner for over thirty-five years and a teacher for two decades. He reaches a broad range of audiences in dharma centers, wellness centers, and secular mindfulness settings.

His latest book is Living Kindness: Buddhist Teachings for a Troubled World.

To learn more and to see his teaching schedule, go to www.kevingriffin.net.

When: Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Where: Our meditation center is in Avila Village, behind the Woodstone Marketplace, near the Bob Jones Trail: 
White Heron Sangha Meditation Center, 6615 Bay Laurel Pl, Avila Beach, CA 93424 (map and pictures). Parking is alongside the buildings with overflow parking behind Blue Heron Realty. Do not park in front of Woodstone Marketplace! See the arrows for parking in the bottom photo. Our building is circled.

Cost: There is no fee for this event. It is open to the public. These teachings are offered freely. Donations for the teacher and White Heron Sangha are appreciated. 

Registration: Please register online as space is limited. Thank you. 

For questions, contact Sharon Rippner, srippner@msn.com.

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