Addiction is seldom discussed in the serenity of Dharma halls, yet it affects almost all of us, either personally or through a family member or friend. Here are two articles and our introduction.
Guest editor: Kevin Griffin.
Cover art: Kelli Bickman, “Taming the Mind,” 5′ x 6′, acrylic on canvas.
If, as the Buddha says, clinging is the cause of suffering, then addiction, the worst kind of clinging, is a theme particularly suited to a Buddhist journal.
Dr. G. Alan Marlatt on Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP), an outpatient treatment program.
Sangha, Dharma, Buddha—and the Twelve Steps: Reflections from a clinical pscychologist who is also a community dharma leader.