Author Archives: Michael Slott

Secular Buddhism and the Real Reasons to Meditate

Why do you meditate?

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Core Elements of a Secular and Socially-Engaged Buddhism

While secular Buddhism has become an increasingly significant trend within western Buddhism, there is no consensus among secular Buddhists about our basic principles, values, and goals. In an article posted last year on the U.S. Secular Buddhist Association website, Three Paths for Secular Buddhists, I identified three distinct trends within secular Buddhism.

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