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

LATEST POSTS

Winton Higgins’s ‘Revamp’: a new secular Buddhist book from Tuwhiri

Revamp: writings on secular Buddhism, Winton Higgins’s newest book, tracks the emergence of secular Buddhism, and has as its focus on today’s climate emergency and intensifying social injustice, as they cry out for radical socioeconomic and political change.

By Ramsey Margolis


A review of Lenorë Lambert’s The Buddha for modern minds: a non-religious guide to the Buddha and his teachings

Winton Higgins reviews Lenorë Lambert’s new book, The Buddha for modern minds: a non-religious guide to the Buddha and his teachings. According to Winton, the book admirably achieves its purpose of preparing the newcomer for a promising ‘first date’ with the dharma and its practice. It does so in impeccably secular terms that are securely based in the early teachings.

By Winton Higgins


Stephen Batchelor and Ruth Ozeki on Buddhism and Creativity

As part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Tricycle magazine, Stephen Batchelor and Ruth Ozeki discussed the role of creativity in their work and in the dharma. They both emphasized that creativity depends on cultivating a sense of inner openness and relaxation, a loosening of attachment to a fixed notion of the self.

By SBN Editor


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FEATURED POSTS


Reimagining Community newsletter #20 May 2021 

By Mike Slott



SBN’s online group 

By SBN Editor



Upcoming courses and retreats for secular Buddhists 

By SBN Editor



An introduction to secular Buddhism 

By SBN Editor



After Buddhism: SBN’s online course for exploring a secular dharma 

By SBN Editor



Ongoing meetings of secular Buddhist groups and sanghas 

By SBN Editor


SOME OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS

LINDA MODARO
BERNAT FONT
STEPHEN BATCHELOR
LORNA EDWARDS
MARTINE BATCHELOR