Buddhist Recovery Network book review

Recovery Dharma

“Recovery Dharma: How to Use Buddhist Practices and Principles to Heal the Suffering of Addiction”

Recovery Dharma
Independently published, 2019.
ISBN 1086040007, 978-1086040005
Paperback. 128 pages.

School/perspective: Traditional Buddhism and AA

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Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • Introduction: What is Recovery Dharma?
  • The Practice
    1. Awakening: Buddha
    2. The Truth: Dharma
      • The First Noble Truth
      • The Second Noble Truth
      • The Third Noble Truth
      • The Fourth Noble Truth
        1. Wise Understanding
        2. Wise Intention
        3. Wise Speech
        4. Wise Action
        5. Wise Livelihood
        6. Wise Effort
        7. Wise Mindfulness
        8. Wise Concentration
    3. Community: Sangha
      • Isolation and Connection
      • Working with Others
      • Wise Friends and Mentors
      • Service and Generosity
  • Recovery is Possible
  • Appendix
    • Selected Meditations
    • Questions for Inquiry
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Meeting Format


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