WORD facilitate online meetings for women, including transgender and non-binary people. We explore a range of literature and topics and hold a safe space for women to discuss all aspects of their Buddhist recovery in a warm and welcoming environment.

This meeting is a Book Study currently dedicated to Eight Step Recovery by Valerie Mason-John and Dr Parambandhu Groves. You do not need to have the book to join us!

This meeting uses the Zoom videoconferencing software which supports both internet and telephone.

To join using a laptop or smartphone, click the link above, which should open the Zoom app if you have it installed, or prompt you to download it if you don’t.

Zoom URL: https://zoom.us/j/5443375344

Joining by telephone

Meeting ID: 544 337 5344

To dial in by phone, call the appropriate number below and enter the Meeting ID when prompted.

Meeting Time

PTETUKAU ET
Tue5PM8PM1AM
Wed11AM

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Please note: The meeting is based on Australian Eastern Time (AET) all year round and will not change for Australian Daylight Savings Time (DST).  This means that participants will ONLY need to adjust the time according to when / if their local time moves in or out of DST. 

Keep an eye out here and on the Women of Recovery Dharma FB group to stay up to date!

About WORD Eight Step Recovery Book Study

The meeting opens with a 6-minute meditation followed by a reading from the Eight Step Recovery book. We then share our insights with each other, and close with the Dedication of Merit and a final brief meditation practice. 

See the WORD Eight Step Book Study Format for full details.

Please arrive early: feel free to join 15 minutes prior to the meeting to check your technology is working and to socialize.

Virtual Parking Lot: In spirit of Recovery Dharma Online, we stay on after the meeting for casual fellowship, to exchange contact information and to answer questions.

Confidentiality

Everything seen and heard in Recovery Dharma meetings is strictly private and confidential.

Name and contact info: Zoom should ask you for your name the first time you log in. Be careful to use the name you would like to be visible during the meeting. You may also change your name during the meeting using the meeting settings.

Audio and video: Attendees are able to share their webcam video and audio if they would like to, or disable one or both for privacy.