Kevin Griffin

Leader in the mindful recovery movement

Kevin Griffin

Leader in the mindful recovery movement

Biography

Kevin Griffin, cofounder of the Buddhist Recovery Network, is a leader in the mindful recovery movement and has been teaching meditation internationally in Buddhist centers, treatment centers, at professional conferences, and in academic settings for almost two decades.

Trained at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he now teaches, Griffin is the author of One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, A Burning Desire: Dharma God & the Path of Recovery, and his latest book, Recovering Joy: A Mindful Life after Addiction.

He specializes in helping people in recovery connect with meditation and a progressive understanding of the Twelve Steps.

A longtime Buddhist practitioner, and a Twelve Step participant since 1985, Griffin has trained with leading Western vipassana teachers, including Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, and Ajahn Amaro. He also plays and writes music and is currently recording a CD of dharma-related rock songs.

He divides his time between writing, teaching, and family time with his wife and daughter.

Upcoming Programs

One Breath at a Time

July 23-28, 2017
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

The Buddha said craving is the cause of our suffering. 12-step programs work with the deepest forms of craving: our addictions. If the...

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Mindful Recovery

December 3-8, 2017
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

At the intersection of mindfulness practice and the Twelve Step process is a deep, rich path to recovery and a return to joyful...

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