64 episodes

Readings and meditations from sacred Buddhist masters. Discussion of methods, techniques and essential principles of Buddhist recovery.

Now we're integrating the next level. Are you ready to drop into the deep work? The correct answer is yes!

Based on the groundbreaking new book, Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions (2022 Rainbow Light Media).

AA deals with the cunning, baffling and powerful nature of addictions.
Here, we go down to the roots, with ACEs, Western neuropsychology, and the application of scientifically tested training methods that are based on the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhist, Yoga other systems.

Learn to practice easy to follow methods, with powerful effects. Enhance and strengthen your emotional stability in recovery. Discover self-compassion, the wisdom of generosity and more.

For a foundation in Buddhist recovery and Dharma recovery, read The 12-Step Buddhist 10-Year Anniversary Edition (2018 Atria\Beyond Words) anywhere books are sold.

The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Darren Littlejohn

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.1 • 67 Ratings

Readings and meditations from sacred Buddhist masters. Discussion of methods, techniques and essential principles of Buddhist recovery.

Now we're integrating the next level. Are you ready to drop into the deep work? The correct answer is yes!

Based on the groundbreaking new book, Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions (2022 Rainbow Light Media).

AA deals with the cunning, baffling and powerful nature of addictions.
Here, we go down to the roots, with ACEs, Western neuropsychology, and the application of scientifically tested training methods that are based on the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhist, Yoga other systems.

Learn to practice easy to follow methods, with powerful effects. Enhance and strengthen your emotional stability in recovery. Discover self-compassion, the wisdom of generosity and more.

For a foundation in Buddhist recovery and Dharma recovery, read The 12-Step Buddhist 10-Year Anniversary Edition (2018 Atria\Beyond Words) anywhere books are sold.

    Free Yourself; Practices of a Bodhisattva #22

    Free Yourself; Practices of a Bodhisattva #22

    In Twelve step programs, we're taught that we must free ourselves from the "bondage of self." What does this mean for us as Buddhists in recovery? How can we apply the teachings to free ourselves? It's up to us. Liberation is in the palm of our hands. 
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast - Episode 064
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    Continuing w the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, #22.
    Readings from Longchenpa. 
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover.
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Theme by Clay Giberson

    • 25 min
    McMindfulness w/Cheese, Please; Practices of a Bodhisattva #21

    McMindfulness w/Cheese, Please; Practices of a Bodhisattva #21

    Is Mindfulness being co-opted more by corporations, or our egos? McMindfulness in the context of meaningful recovery that includes training in self-compassion and compassion for others.
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast - Episode 063
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    (505) 219-1509‬
    Continuing w the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, #21.
    Readings from Longchenpa, McMindfulness and Mindfulness and its Discontents.
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover.
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Theme by Clay Giberson.

    • 29 min
    Microtasking Happiness; Practices of a Bodhisattva #20

    Microtasking Happiness; Practices of a Bodhisattva #20

    Learn to microtask with laser precision on absolute happiness, through practices in our relative condition.  
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast - Episode 062
    Continuing w the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, #20.
    Reading from  A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar, Thinley Norbu Rinpoche
     
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover.
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Theme by Clay Giberson.

    • 24 min
    Being Joy; Practices of a Bodhisattva #19

    Being Joy; Practices of a Bodhisattva #19

    How to create and manifest authentic joy from your Buddha nature for the benefit of beings. Continuing w the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, #19.
    Episode 061 - The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast 
    Reading from The Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena, Longchen Rabjam
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover.
    The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Theme by Clay Giberson.

    • 22 min
    Are Your ACEs High?; Practices of a Bodhisattva #18

    Are Your ACEs High?; Practices of a Bodhisattva #18

    Take your Adverse Childhood Experience test with me, as we talk about the lifelong effects of ACEs on your recovery, well into long-term sobriety.
    Episode 060 - The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast
    Reading from The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions, Longchen Rabjam
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover.
    The Audiobook is available free with a 3-month Audible trial. Also on Amazon Music and iTunes.

    • 22 min
    Episode 059 - The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast: Retrain Your Brain for Compassion, Practices of a Bodhisattva #17

    Episode 059 - The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast: Retrain Your Brain for Compassion, Practices of a Bodhisattva #17

    How to retrain our thinking, reasoning, organizing brain with practices of compassion. Executive Function as it is affected by trauma, addiction and principles of recovery.
    Reading from The Precious Treasury of The Way of Abiding
    Compassionate Recovery: Mindful Healing for Trauma and Addictions Available in Kindle, Trade Paperback, Hardcover. The Audiobook is available free with a 3-month Audible trial. Also on Amazon Music and iTunes.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

Mikeofamerica ,

Great podcast!!!!

Always looking forward to new podcast from Darren. Interesting subject manner. Good for anyone in or out of 12 Step recovery. Keep up the good work.

goingsomewheresober ,

Love this podcast

I listen to this and Buddhist Recovery Network Podcast. Hope there are more podcasts like this soon!

anneh- los angeles ,

Great show!!!!

This is my first review ever, after years of listening to podcasts. I highly recommend- wish there were more.

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