Brand New: The Power of Vow

For reviews, see the Media section of the site. The 12-Step Buddhist is also available on Powell's, Barnes and Noble, Snow Lion and other online resources.

Grab a copy for yourself and a family member, co-worker, sponsor, therapist or spiritual teacher. Anyone who knows an addict should read this book.


12-Step Buddhist GEAR

Tibetan Incense

This is where I get mine. For some reason just the scent of this amazing incense puts me right into a meditation space.

the 12-Step Buddhist Podcast Episode 014 - Larry Christensen, Ph.D. on Zen and Psychotherapy

Larry Christensen, Ph.D is the resident Zen teacher at the Portland Zen Center Larry discusses Zen, Psychotherapy, Recovery and Spirituality and offers his Three A’s prescription for integrating all.

Episode 013 - Darren Main - Yoga and Recovery


Darren Littlejohn speaks to yoga teacher and author Darren Main of San Francisco on yoga, recovery, gurus and ethics.

the 12-Step Buddhist Podcast - Episode 012 - Kevin Griffin - a Burning Desire


Host and author of the 12-Step Buddhist Darren Littlejohn speaks with author Kevin Griffin about his new book, a Burning Desire.

How to Make Water Bowl Offerings

This is the YouTube Playlist of how to make water bowl offerings. It is in 3 parts. Enjoy!

Episode 011 – Mirror Neurons and Recovery

Mystic Cool

Episode 011 features Don Goewey, author of Mystic Cool. We discuss neuroplasticity (the brain’s ability to grow neurons) as it relates to stress, fear and addiction. Don gives an explanation of Mirror Neurons and their role in the social brain’s ability to learn from participating in support groups such as 12-Step programs. Don ends with some easy to use tips for healthy brain development using some tools he learned from his long time friend, psychologist Carl Rogers.