Buddhist Recovery Meditation Library
These meditations are freely available for use in Buddhist recovery meetings.
In this 20 minute meditation, we are invited to remember the love and care of those closest to us.
Metta for the Self
In these difficult times, this meditation helps us offer loving kindness to ourselves.
Mindfulness of Breath and Body
This 19 minute recording is a simple meditation on breath and body.
The Four Reminders
This 20 minute meditation touches on four important reminders: that our lives are precious, that impermanence is real, that we are governed by cause and effect, and that there is dis-ease in our lives.
Who Are You?
This 16 minute meditation starts as a contemplation of breath and body, ending with an opportunity to consider, "Who are you?"
Strong Back, Soft Heart
This 19 minute meditation is for everyone who needs strength to bear the difficulties of life, and a compassionate heart to bear witness to suffering.
A Simple Breath Meditation
A 15 minute 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.
Sitting With Difficult Emotions
This 20 minute recording
First Foundation of Mindfulness: Breath and Body
This 25 minute recording grounds us in the solidity of body and breath.
Second Foundation of Mindfulness: Feeling Tone
This 21 minute recording helps us to understand the to the bare affective tone of experience, whether pleasant, painful, or neutral..
Third Foundation of Mindfulness: Mind
This 26 minute recording helps us to observe the contents of our minds.
Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness: Mindfulness of Dharmas
This 34 minute recording helps us to contemplate groups of phenomena organized in ways that reflect the goal of the Buddha’s teaching.
This 19 minute recording helps us to see without being caught by what we see, giving rise to a sense of peace.