What is meditation all about?
Watch three short videos with Martine Batchelor here.
Wisdom and compassion in a globalised world
In his May 2013 talk to students at the University of New South Wales Buddhist Society Winton Higgins is forthright:
We collude in gross suffering on a colossal scale if we remain silent, inactive and ‘above politics’. Wisdom and compassion – dharma practice – demands a whole lot more of us.
Read the text of his talk here.
New on the Audio page are some reflections by Ramsey Margolis at St Andrew’s on The Terrace at the Pluralism Sunday service on 5 May 2013.
Barre colloquium on secular Buddhism
Read Winton Higgins’ report of the March 2013 Barre, Massachusetts, colloquium Secular Buddhism: rethinking the nikāyas here and the text of Winton’s talk at the colloquium – Secular Buddhism: scientistic versus interpretive – here.
Secular religion – a contradiction in terms?
Winton Higgins and Christian theologian Professor Sir Lloyd Geering discuss whether secular religion is a contradiction in terms
Developing your practice, and your understanding
To help you understand and practice the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhattha Gotama, take a look through these pages:
Dharma talks, meditation bells
Contact info for individuals and communities around the country who practice the dharma with a generally secular approach
A range of texts from Stephen Batchelor, Winton Higgins and others
Key Buddhist terms in plain English
Websites of interest
For now, three short videos by Martine Batchelor – with more to come.
Public events happening around the country
Talks, discussions recorded in Aotearoa New Zealand, and beyond
What would help your practice? Let us know – send a message using the form on the Contact page.
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