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

Dharma vision and tragic vision

In a dharma talk given to the Bluegum Sangha (Australia), Winton Higgins discusses the close affinity between Gotama’s notion of dukkha and the tragic tradition in western culture, beginning with the Greek tragic playwrights. A common theme is that our difficulties are an essential part of every human life. Our task is to embrace these difficult challenges and say ‘yes’ to life no matter how dire the predicament.

By Winton Higgins


SBN’s online group meets for the first time

The Secular Buddhist Network online group held its first meeting  21 January.  41 people participated in the Zoom meeting from nine countries: Costa Rica, Ireland, the UK, New Zealand, France, Australia, Germany, Canada, and the U.S. During the meeting, the participants shared their practice and perspectives with each other as we explored the relevance of secular Buddhism in our lives.

By SBN Editor


Readers’ meeting for Creative Dharma

The editors of the newsletter Creative Dharma are holding an online meeting for readers in late February 2021. The editors will discuss what is planned for the newsletter and answer questions from readers.

By Ramsey Margolis


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THE LIST

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FEATURED POSTS


Reimagining Community newsletter #16 January 2021 

By SBN Editor



Upcoming courses and retreats for secular Buddhists 

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


SOME OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS

LINDA MODARO
BERNAT FONT
STEPHEN BATCHELOR
LORNA EDWARDS
MARTINE BATCHELOR