CONNECTING SECULAR BUDDHISTS WORLDWIDE

THE NETWORK

Secular Buddhist groups & communities worldwide

SECULAR BUDDHISM

Essential elements & key ideas of secular dharma

CREATING COMMUNITY

Starting & sustaining a secular Buddhist sangha

COURSES & RETREATS

Explore secular dharma through courses & retreats

DEBATE & DIALOGUE

Fostering debate and dialogue among practitioners

MEDITATION

Different ways to meditate from a secular perspective

SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT

Creating a culture of awakening

BOOKS & TALKS

Books, podcasts, & interviews on secular Buddhism

ONLINE STUDY COURSE

After Buddhism

Explore the key ideas and practices of secular Buddhism in an online course based on Stephen Batchelor’s After Buddhism: rethinking the dharma for a secular age and the workbook that goes with it.

LATEST POSTS

Emotion-Focused Mindfulness Therapy and Stephen Batchelor’s four tasks 

Emotion-Focused Mindfulness Therapy (EFMT) is a new psychological approach to addressing internal conflicts like harsh self-criticism. The approach emerged out of a dialogue between Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) and the secular and contemporary Buddhist perspectives of Stephen Batchelor, Winton Higgins and Jason Siff.

By Bill Gayner


From meditation retreats to dharma path immersives 

While meditation retreats are extremely valuable, they are limited in some important respects. We need to develop more inclusive forms of intensive practice which help us cultivate each of the essential dimensions of of the Eightfold Path in an integrated way.

By Mike Slott


Reflective meditation retreats as a space for independent and critical thinking 

In leading meditation retreats based on a reflective meditation approach Linda Modaro and Moline Whitson aim to create a middle path between a strict adherence to an intensive schedule and completely doing away with the structures and guidelines that have been considered worthwhile on vipassana retreats.

By Linda Modaro


THE TUWHIRI PROJECT

Tuwhiri

Set up in 2018, The Tuwhiri Project is a dharma publishing imprint. More than just books, their intention is to produce educational resources for secular dharma practitioners and communities, helping people find meaning in a difficult world.

FEATURED POSTS


Reimagining Community newsletter #2 Nov 2019 

By SBN Editor



Stephen Batchelor’s ten theses of secular dharma 

By Stephen Batchelor



Upcoming events for secular Buddhists: talks and retreats 

By SBN Editor



Key elements of secular Buddhism – a framework 

By SBN Editor



Bhikkhu Bodhi on traditional versus secular Buddhism 

By Bhikkhu Bodhi



A glossary of Buddhist terms (from a secular perspective)  

By Winton Higgins


SOME OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS

LINDA MODARO
BERNAT FONT
STEPHEN BATCHELOR
LORNA EDWARDS
MARTINE BATCHELOR