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Noah Levine, MA

Buddhist teacher, author, and counselor

Noah Levine, author of Dharma Punx, Against The Stream, The Heart of the Revolution, and Refuge Recovery, is a Buddhist teacher, author, and counselor.

He is creator of Refuge Recovery, a Buddhist approach to addiction recovery. Refuge Recovery is a practice, a process, a set of tools, a treatment, and a path to healing addiction and the suffering caused by addiction.

Utilizing Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process, Refuge Recovery includes peer-lead meetings worldwide, an annual conference, and the option of accessing the professional support and treatment of the Refuge Recovery Centers.

Noah is also the founding teacher of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, with centers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Nashville, and more than 20 affiliated groups across North America. He teaches meditation classes, workshops, and retreats internationally, holds a master‰’s degree in counseling psychology, and lives in Los Angeles.

Previous Programs

The Buddhist Path to Freedom

July 21 - 23, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

True spiritual practice is an engagement with life that goes against the stream of the confusion of this world—and is therefore an act of rebellion. Join Noah Levine, renowned author of Dharma Punx and founder of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society, for an insight meditation retreat that draws on the teachings and practices of...

Lotus Heart, Diamond Mind

June 1 - 3, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

We often take refuge, and sometimes seek safety and happiness, in material things and sensual pleasures. But true happiness cannot come from outside. We must seek a reliable internal refuge—the way of true compassion and wisdom manifested in the lotus heart and diamond mind. Join Buddhist teacher and renowned author of Dharma Punx Noah Levine,...