Buddhist Recovery Meditation Library
These meditations are freely available for use in Buddhist recovery meetings.
The Four Reminders
Who Are You?
Strong Back, Soft Heart
A Simple Breath Meditation
Developing Receptive Attention
This 23 minute meditation helps us to practice "receptive attention." With receptive attention ,we hold ourselves open to our sensory input, including thought, seeing it not as distraction but rather as part of our broader field of mindful awareness. In this way we remain in the realm of our experience while stepping out of our reactions to our experience.
Teaching a Thief
In this 12 minute story meditation we hear how a wise teacher dealt with a thief, and how a generous spirit can work change in our community.
The Great Matter of Life and Death
In this 12 minute story meditation we hear about the Eightfold Path, and how wise concentration helps us to focus on what matters the most.
The Frog and the Well
In this 12 minute story meditation we hear a tale of being satisfied with a narrow point of view while missing the openness of life itself.