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Philadelphia Meditation Center

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Basic information
8 East Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083, USA
Sectarian affiliation(s):
  • Secular, Non-sectarian
Cultural, linguistic, ethnic representation:
  • Caucasian
Geographic origins of institution, founder, or network:
  • USA
Best time to visit:

See schedule on website

Date last visited: September 12, 2016
Currently active?: As of the last time it was visited by our research team, this location was open.
Other Basic Information:

Founded 1998

Local setting, neighborhood, demographics

Located in an affluent suburb. Participants normally number 5-15 per session, typically Caucasian, evenly split between men and women, and representing a range of ages.

Connections with medicine, healing, wellness
The center hosts a 12-step recovery group based on Buddhist principles and using meditation/mindfulness practices. Interviewees report meditation has a positive effect on alcohol addiction, and on mental health more generally.