Why we love Noah....
Noah inspires us to cultivate strength, forgiveness, kindness and self-love through his Buddhist-inspired meditations and teachings.
Noah Levine is the founder of the Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society with centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He has created a process of addiction recovery based on the teachings of the Buddha called Refuge Recovery. Noah currently leads Dharma and vipassana meditation retreats and workshops across the United States. A member of the Prison Dharma Network, Levine works with juvenile and adult prison inmates, combining meditation techniques with psychotherapy, exploring their understanding of what has happened and what they need to do in order to be free, on many levels. He has helped found several groups and projects including the Mind Body Awareness Project, a non-profit organization that serves incarcerated youths. He is the author of Dharma Punx, Against the Stream, Heart of the Revolution, and Refuge Recovery.