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7 years ago  ::  Dec 04, 2010 - 12:46PM #1
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Buddhist Detox from Heroin

Amazing story about one of the most successful drug detoxification centers in the world...
a Buddhist monastery that uses herbal medicine and meditation to help patients overcome addictions.

Heroin - Facing the Dragon

TV Documentary -


Thamkrabok Monastery Drug Detoxification Center

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7 years ago  ::  Dec 04, 2010 - 2:51PM #2
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I saw a TV documentary comparing this and a Dutch government centre. The latter was more successful in preventing relapse.

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7 years ago  ::  Dec 13, 2010 - 8:11AM #3
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is that so?


why don't you post a reference to this other clinic, with its methodology and success rates?


that way we can assess both.


And, of course, even if there is a secular treatment that works better, doing so in the context of a spiritual path has, apparently, many other benefits....addressing the most critical issue of life...finding Enlightenment.



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