CONNECTING SECULAR BUDDHISTS WORLDWIDE

THE NETWORK

Secular Buddhist groups & communities worldwide

SECULAR BUDDHISM

Essential elements & key ideas of secular dharma

START A SANGHA

Creating & sustaining secular Buddhist communities

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 COURSES

Secular Dharma

Join Stephen and Martine Batchelor in a

six unit online course which sets out an encompassing vision for understanding and practicing dharma in the contemporary world.

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

Secular Buddhist meditation: cultivating virtues and insights to promote human flourishing 

Mike Slott argues that the purpose of meditation for secular Buddhists is to cultivate certain virtues and insights which are crucial to promoting human flourishing in this world, not the attainment of nirvana.

By Mike Slott


Linda Modaro & Nelly Kaufer on reflective meditation 

Linda Modaro and Nelly Kaufer teach an open awareness, secular meditation and dharma practice which they call reflective meditation. While it is based upon the Buddha’s teaching, this approach also includes principles of western psychology and neuroscience that help support teachers and their students in leading ethical and internally congruent lives.

By Linda Modaro


Stephen Batchelor’s ten theses of secular dharma 

In his 2015 book After Buddhism: rethinking the dharma for a secular age Stephen Batchelor offers ten theses of secular dharma, summing up his overall perspective on secular Buddhism.

By Stephen Batchelor


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


Stephen Batchelor’s ten theses of secular dharma 

By Stephen Batchelor



Upcoming events for secular Buddhists 

By SBN Editor



Newsletter #1 October 2019 

By SBN Editor



Stephen Batchelor on coming out as a secular Buddhist 

By Stephen Batchelor



Key elements of secular Buddhism – a framework 

By SBN Editor



Bhikkhu Bodhi on traditional versus secular Buddhism 

By SBN Editor



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