Kevin Griffin

Kevin Griffin



Kevin Griffin is the author of One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, the breakthrough book that established him as a leader in the mindful recovery movement. Since its publication, Kevin has toured extensively, giving workshops and lectures at places as diverse as Harlem, the Colorado Rockies, and Hawaii. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, he teaches “Dharma and Recovery” at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. In addition, Kevin is co-founder and board member of the Buddhist Recovery Network (www.buddhistrecovery.org), an international organization that serves people in the recovery community through training, treatment, and research. He continues to offer workshops, lectures, and retreats around the country.


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One Breath at a Time: Buddh...

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A Burning Desire: Dharma Go...

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Buddhism and the Twelve Ste...

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Recovering Joy: A Mindful L...

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One Breath, Twelve Steps: A...

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“The spiritual experience isn’t one of filling ourselves up— with either religious or intellectual beliefs—but of emptying ourselves so that we can experience what is, directly, unfiltered.”
Kevin Griffin, A Burning Desire

“In, Out                   Deep, Slow                   Calm, Ease                   Smile, Release                   Present Moment, Wonderful Moment.”
Kevin Griffin, Recovering Joy: A Mindful Life After Addiction

“Buddhadasa says there are two other components to God besides “nature” and the laws of nature: the responsibilities of humans in relation to the laws, and the fruits of fulfilling those responsibilities. This means that if we make certain choices, we will get certain results. If we align ourselves skillfully with the Law of Karma, we will have pleasant results—the fruits. In the Steps, this is what is meant by “the care of God.” This is not a God who takes care of us just because he’s a nice guy. It’s far more impersonal than that. Instead, we fulfill our karmic responsibilities, and we receive the karmic results. Every”
Kevin Griffin, One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps



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