CONNECTING SECULAR BUDDHISTS WORLDWIDE

SECULAR BUDDHISM

Essential elements & key ideas of secular dharma

DEBATE & DIALOGUE

Fostering debate and dialogue among practitioners

GROUPS & SANGHAS

Connect with secular Buddhists worldwide

COURSES & RETREATS

Explore secular dharma through courses & retreats

MEDITATION

Different ways to meditate from a secular perspective

SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT

Creating a culture of awakening

CREATING COMMUNITY

Starting & sustaining secular Buddhist sanghas

BOOKS & TALKS

Books, articles & talks on secular Buddhism

LATEST POSTS

Understanding dependent arising
Bodhi College cofounders Christina Feldman and Akincano Weber discussed key aspects of dependent arising, a core notion of Buddhism, in a virtual workshop offered 13 June. The workshop was co-sponsored by Bodhi College and Tricycle magazine.

On pain and pleasure
Rick Heller’s interest in mindfulness and a secular form of Buddhism began when he discovered that much of our pain comes from what we do to ourselves.

A practitioner’s journey to secular Buddhism: Tim
Tim grew up in a Christian household, but found a disconnect between his church’s teachings and how church members lived their lives. He was introduced to Buddhism over 20 years ago and learned about secular Buddhism in the course of his explorations. Colette Descent edited the interview for SBN.

THE NETWORK

Four ways to connect with SBN

MEDITATION GROUP

The Secular Buddhist Network sponsors a regular online meditation group for secular Buddhists and those interested in a secular approach to the dharma.

DISCUSSION GROUP

Our online discussion group meets the third Thursday of each month on Zoom to discuss aspects of a secular approach to the dharma. Join us.

SBN's ONLINE COURSE

SBN is offering a free online course exploring the key ideas and practices of secular Buddhism, an important trend that has emerged in western Buddhism in recent years.

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

Our e-newsletter, Rethinking the Dharma/Reimagining Community, goes out monthly with articles, news, courses, book reviews, and information.

FEATURED POSTS & MEETINGS

Rethinking the Dharma / Reimagining Community #33 June 2022

Our paths to secular Buddhism

Secular Buddhist Network’s Calendar of Meetings and Courses

A secular approach to practicing meditation

Tuwhiri: a secular Buddhist publishing imprint

An introduction to secular Buddhism

Upcoming courses and retreats for secular Buddhists

Ongoing meetings of secular Buddhist groups and sanghas

The core concept of secular Buddhism: a fourfold task

SOME OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS

LINDA MODARO
BERNAT FONT
STEPHEN BATCHELOR
LORNA EDWARDS
MARTINE BATCHELOR

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