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Secular Buddhist Network’s Monthly Online Group
Third Thursday of each month online • 3:00–5:00 Eastern U.S. time
An online group for practitioners interested in developing a secular approach to the dharma
The group meeting includes a period of meditation followed by an exploration and discussion of issues related to a secular approach to the dharma. For more information and to join, click here.
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One Mindful Breath (New Zealand) – Two groups
Every Monday online • 19:30–20:30 New Zealand time
Online, meditating, together, secular
Whether you’re in New Zealand or elsewhere, you practice on your own or are part of a group, if you’re wanting additional support for your practice you’re welcome to take part in these online secular Buddhist practice sessions with members of One Mindful Breath, Wellington’s secular dharma practice community.
Every Wednesday in person • 19:30–21:30 New Zealand time
Face to face meetings of a secular dharma community
Meetings are held every Wednesday at 7.30pm at the Wellington Friends Centre and everyone is welcome. One Mindful Breath is a secular dharma practice community in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. We run weekend retreats and weekly evening meditation sessions on a Wednesday.
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Secular Buddhist Association (U.S.)
2nd & 4th Sundays of each month • 20:00–21:30 U.S. Central time
Online Practice circle
The U.S. Secular Buddhist Association Practice circle is an online meditation and discussion community. We meet via video conference on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Practice circle is free to attend, and everyone is welcome.
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Reflective Meditation Online Sessions (U.S.)
Daily • 9:00 am –10:00 am U.S. Pacific Time
You do not need to register. Zoom link and guidelines here.
9 am PST – short dharma prompt
30 minute meditation sitting
10 minutes reflective journaling
9:50 am PST – 10 minute sharing/teaching
If you are more than a few minutes late, please wait meditate on your own and join us at 9:45am for the closing.
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Exeter Meditation Circle (England)
Mondays • 19:00–20:30 GMT
Mindful meditation & enquiry within a secular Buddhist framework
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A secular dharma
Our group YouTube channel explores the relationship between Buddhism, dharma, and the modern world. We are looking at what secular Buddhism or secular dharma means in contemporary times.
We are graduates of the Bodhi College two year Secular Dharma course, run by Stephen Batchelor, but the videos here are our own musings and interpretations on the concepts introduced on that course, alongside a wide variety of other sources from philosophy, art, science, information technology, and other ideas and frameworks we think may be relevant.
The aim is to try to find out what the dharma is, how can it be defined? and to explore connections with ideas that were not available when Gautama expounded his thoughts.
This channel and forum are called secular dharma but we are not convinced that this is the right name as dharma is hardly an everyday term in the west so secular dharma is a working title.
Contact email address: email@example.com