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

The Secular Buddhist Network in Germany

There is a vibrant network of secular Buddhists in Germany. Learn about their network and the foundation that organizes symposia, discussions, retreats, open meditation evenings and publishes books and online content on Secular Buddhism.

By SBN Editor


Participants needed for meditation study

Despite its increasing popularity, there is much we do not know about how people practice meditation, including the optimal amount or ‘dose’ associated with particular outcomes. Consider joining a study to help researchers learn more about the impact of meditation.

By Nicholas Bowles


A secular Buddhist perspective on the threat of climate extinction

Stephen Batchelor argues that a wise and compassionate response to the threat of climate extinction demands direct engagement with life itself irrespective of any a priori beliefs about the origins and end of suffering. By entering into a contemplative, empathetic, and existential relationship with the pain of the world, one seeks to respond with situation-specific compassion.

By Stephen Batchelor


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.

FEATURED POSTS


Reimagining Community newsletter #11 August 2020 

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



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