Mark K, Educator
The Zen Way of Recovery by Laura Burges is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with addiction. Drawing on her own experience and Buddhist teachings, Burges offers powerful tools and practices to support recovery. Her writing is compassionate and accessible, making the book resonate with readers who may not be familiar with Buddhism. The reflections, journaling prompts, meditations, and instructions for setting up an altar and zazen in each chapter offer a perfect adjunct and powerful reinforcement to recovery programs. The book is highly recommended by various renowned teachers and authors in the field of Buddhism and recovery. It is a must-read for those seeking a structured spiritual path to support recovery and a new joyous life of serenity, sangha-fellowship, and benefiting others.