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

Transforming ourselves and transforming the world

Meditation is invaluable in developing the skills and qualities for us to play a productive role in movements for social change, but engaging in social change with others is essential if we want to fully develop these skills and qualities. We should see individual and social transformation as a simultaneous, mutually interactive process.

By Mike Slott


An adventure in embracing life

For Lorna Edwards, David Whyte's poem, 'Enough', is an invitation to reflect on how we live in the world, how we need to embrace life as it is.

By Lorna Edwards


Ted Meissner reflects on the past, present, and future of secular Buddhism

Ted Meissner has been interviewing Buddhist practitioners and writers involved in a wide range of lineages and approaches on his podcast, The Secular Buddhist, and is the Executive Director of the Secular Buddhist Association (USA). Ted offers his views of how secular Buddhism has evolved, its current status, and his hopes for its future development.

By Ted Meissner


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A map & list of Secular Buddhist groups, centres & resources worldwide. Find those near you. Send us your details to add.

THE LIST

Contact details, information and links to Secular Buddhist communities and resources worldwide.

We are building a comprehensive list by region, city and country.

THE MAP

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If you have a sangha, community, centre, group, resource or website, or are an individual who just wants to connect with others, fill out our simple form and we can add you to the list and map.

FEATURED POSTS


Upcoming courses and retreats for secular Buddhists 

By SBN Editor



Reimagining Community newsletter #9 June 2020 

By SBN Editor



An introduction to secular Buddhism 

By SBN Editor



The Tuwhiri Project- resources for practitioners and communities 

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



Stephen Batchelor’s ten theses of secular dharma 

By Stephen Batchelor



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