This was the second of four talks given by Winton Higgins at a day-long workshop in New Zealand in 2013. He discuses the need to develop a “non-formulaic” approach to meditation in which we delve more deeply into our individual direct experience of being-in-the-world, and thereby coming to understand its cause-and-effect dynamics, and so by degrees coming to embrace and negotiate it more skillfully.
This was the first of four talks given by Winton Higgins at a day-long workshop in New Zealand in 2013. He argues that the traditional formulation of the Four Noble Truths should be replaced by the fourfold task.
In this 2012 talk Winton Higgins discusses various meanings of secularity in relation to the development of a secular dharma.
Four U.S. meditation teachers explore the meaning of secular Buddhism in response to a June 2011 conference of western Buddhist teachers at the Garrison Institute to the north of New York City.
Winton Higgins discusses a new post-metaphysical ecumenism between Buddhists and Christians based on a shared rejection of magical and metaphysical belief systems, as well as appeals to revealed truths that seem ever less plausible in a secular culture.