BOOKS & TALKS

Books, podcasts, and interviews

In the last twenty years the number of books, articles, dharma talks and podcasts related to secular Buddhism has grown enormously. Those who are curious about this approach to Buddhism will find a wide range of resources available to help them develop their understanding, and deepen their practice.


On this page you will find some recommended reading to introduce and explore the subject, and more articles written by a number of secular Buddhist writers that will help you to dig a little deeper.

RECOMMENDED READING

Dharma talks for secular Buddhists

One of the most valuable sources for Buddhist insights and teachings – from both secular as well traditional perspectives – is the plethora of dharma talks available to practitioners on the web.

By SBN Editor


Stephen Batchelor: books, articles, and interviews

Stephen Batchelor’s books, articles, and dharma talks have offered a compelling vision of a secular dharma based on individual transformation and creating a “culture of awareness” in this world.

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Podcasts and video blogs

Secular Buddhists are using all the tools of modern technology to share our views and to discuss ways of developing a secular dharma.  Two podcasts and a video blog (“vlog”) are particularly useful.

By SBN Editor


Books and articles on secular Buddhism

One indication of the growing interest in secular Buddhism is the large number of books and articles that have been recently written on the topic or which discuss issues related to secular Buddhism.

By SBN Editor


Winton Higgins: books, articles, and talks

Winton Higgins’ articles and dharma talks provide us with a clear understanding of the development of secular Buddhism and the ways in which a secular approach differs from traditional forms of Buddhism.

By SBN Editor


THE TUWHIRI PROJECT

a dharma publishing imprint

AFTER BUDDHISM:

A WORKBOOK

The consummate guide to Stephen Batchelor’s After Buddhism: Rethinking the dharma for a secular age

EXPLORING A SECULAR DHARMA – ONLINE COURSE

An online course which explores the key ideas and practices of secular Buddhism based on the book by Stephen Batchelor

WHAT IS THIS? ANCIENT QUESTIONS FOR MODERN MINDS

Martine and Stephen Batchelor take us through the practice of radical questioning at the heart of the Sŏn Buddhist tradition

EXPLORE BOOKS & TALKS

Free Thinking – Rana Mitter in conversation with Stephen Batchelor

By SBN Editor


The power to be radical, and vulnerable: a conversation with Lama Rod Owens

By Bernat Font


Noah Rasheta interviews Stephen Batchelor on secular Buddhism

By SBN Editor


What is this? ancient questions for modern minds

By SBN Editor


Bernat Font interviews Sophie Boyer on disrobing – the challenge of letting go

By Bernat Font


Bernat Font interviews Karma Yeshe Rabgye: We’ve got this life

By Bernat Font


Bernat Font interviews Sonam Tsering: Freedom for every single soul

By Bernat Font


Winton Higgins on Ron Purser’s McMindfulness

By Winton Higgins