Winton Higgins: books, articles, and talks

Sydney, Australia insight meditation and recollective awareness teacher Winton Higgins has made important contributions to the development of secular Buddhism.  A member of the Tuwhiri Project editorial board, he has been a Buddhist practitioner since 1987 and is a senior teacher for Sydney Insight Meditators and Secular Buddhism in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Winton has a wide range of interests beyond meditation practice and secular Buddhism. He has written and taught on social democratic theory and practice, genocide studies (with special reference to the Holocaust) and standardization.  The book and articles listed below include only his most important contributions to secular Buddhism.

Books by Winton Higgins

Revamp: writings on secular Buddhism 

Published in May 2021, Revamp: writings on secular Buddhism, insightfully charts the history of secular Buddhism and identifies some of its core characteristics.  In doing so, Higgins has created the best account of the history of secular Buddhism available today, while also reflecting on its key perspectives and practices, as well as its upcoming challenges.

After Buddhism: a workbook 

Published in September 2018, After Buddhism: a workbook is the consummate guide to Stephen Batchelor’s thought-provoking After Buddhism: rethinking the dharma for a secular age, providing a basis for periodic group and individual study of Batchelor’s text.

Articles, dharma talks, and interviews

Most of the articles below can be accessed on this website:

Dharma Talks on

To access Winton’s dharma talks go to:



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