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.

JOIN THE NETWORK

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

ADD YOUR DETAILS

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.

LATEST POSTS

What would you ask a Buddhist teacher from Extinction Rebellion?

Bernat Font, a contributor to the SBN website, will be interviewing Buddhist meditation teacher and Extinction Rebellion activist Yanai Postelnik in March. What questions would you like Bernat to pose to Yanai?

By Bernat Font


Stephen Batchelor’s ‘The Art of Solitude’

Yale University Press has just released Stephen Batchelor’s new book, The Art of Solitude. In this book Stephen turns his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught. He aimed to venture more deeply into solitude, discovering its full extent and depth.

By SBN Editor


Interview with Winton Higgins on The Mindful Cranks podcast

In an interview for The Mindful Cranks podcast, Winton Higgins discusses different approaches to secular Buddhism, the tendency of Western Buddhists to focus on mindfulness meditation as a form of self-help and self-improvement, and the need for practitioners to become caring dharmic citizens, politically engaged in the struggles to create a just and sustainable society.

By SBN Editor


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 #5 Feb. 2020 

By SBN Editor



Upcoming courses and retreats for secular Buddhists 

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



Key elements of secular Buddhism – a framework 

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