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Our newsletter, ‘Reimagining Community: Connecting secular Buddhists worldwide’, goes out monthly with information and updates on:


  • Upcoming courses and retreats of interests to secular Buddhist practitioners
  • Reviews of important, new books, and articles on themes related to secular Buddhism
  • The activities of secular Buddhist groups and communities
  • New posts/articles to the website regarding the key ideas of secular Buddhism, meditation, starting a sangha, and social/political engagement.


Readers will also find links to important resources on this website, and excerpts from our glossary of Buddhist terms – from a secular perspective of course.


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PUBLISHED NEWSLETTERS

Reimagining Community newsletter #10 July 2020

Welcome to our July 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is NOT SELF and we introduce new articles by Stefano Bettera, Ted Meissner, and Mike Slott. Our feature is an excerpt from an article by Lenore Lambert.


Reimagining Community newsletter #9 June 2020

Welcome to our June 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is MINDFULNESS and we introduce new articles by John Danvers and Stefano Bettera, as well as a new secular mindfulness course offered by Dave Smith. Our feature is an excerpt from a dharma talk by Winton Higgins on secular Buddhist meditation.


Reimagining Community newsletter #8 May 2020

Welcome to our May 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is the FOUR [GREAT] TASKS and we introduce new articles on the basics of secular Buddhism and Bodhi College's course on the Secular Dharma. We also want to know why you became a secular Buddhist and what you think of SBN's guidelines for contributors and readers' comments. Our feature article is an excerpt from Stephen Batchelor's new book, The Art of Solitude.


Reimagining Community newsletter #7 April 2020

Welcome to our April 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is the FOUR IMMEASURABLES and we introduce new articles on secular Buddhists' responses to the coronavirus, how an Irish, working class radical became one of the first western Buddhist monks, and a book review of Evan Thompson's Why I am not a Buddhist. Our feature article is an excerpt from a blog post by Bernat Font on secular Buddhism.


Reimagining Community newsletter #6 March 2020

Welcome to our March 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is the FOUR FOCUSES OF MINDFULNESS and we introduce new articles by John Danvers and Bernat Font. Our feature article is an excerpt from a dharma talk given by Stpehen Batchelor.


Reimagining Community newsletter #5 Feb. 2020

Welcome to our February 2020 newsletter. This month’s glossary item is the EVERYDAY SUBLIME and we introduce new articles by Stefano Bettera and Bill Gayner. Our feature article is an excerpt from a talk given by Winton Higgins in 2019 on satipaṭṭhāna or insight meditation.