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The 12 Steps of Recovery and the Buddha's Path

This class is for anyone who is interested in learning about attachment and affliction in recovery. Many people have difficulty working through samsara and letting go of the shame that binds them to a cyclical existence or vicious cycle and keeps them sick or traumatized. ​ In this class, we will read Laura S.'s 12 Steps on Buddha's Path: Bill, Buddha, and We, and discuss how we can work on ourselves through meditation and other tools to have more compassion for others and be of more benefit to our group, Sangha, or community, especially in the climate of our modern western society. This book is an autobiography of alcoholism and a comparison of the twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, the Four Noble Truths, The Eightfold Path and the Trans-theoretical Psychology of how we change. ​ The book for the class can be purchased through We ask for a donation of $10 for the class. To register, email Leni Weisl at for more details. ​ Leni Weisl, LCSW-C, CCDC, MAC is a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor. Leni holds Master Degrees in Contemplative Counseling Psychology and Clinical Social Work. Leni has over 30 years of experience in Mental Health/Addiction psychotherapy. She is the Co-Founder of Pax River Counseling, LLC in Lexington Park, Maryland, and a second office coming soon in Annapolis, Maryland. She is also a student of Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche.

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March 25, 2017

3:30PM - 5:00PM

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