Tag Archives for Auckland

Hardwiring Happiness with Rick Hanson

A neuropsychologist and the author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence, Rick Hanson was in New Zealand during January 2015 to give a talk in Auckland and teach full day workshops in Wellington and Christchurch.

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Winton Higgins in conversation

Noel Cheer interviewed Winton Higgins for his ‘In Conversation’ programme on FaceTV in February 2013 during Winton’s visit to New Zealand. They had both just arrived in Auckland from the Sea of Faith conference in Hastings. Well worth watching, you can see this on the video page.

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Mindfulness practice for children: Mindful Parenting

I invite anyone within the community to feel free to contact me (via email or on this forum) with questions around my support of children and parents in mindful practice and philosophy.

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NZ Buddhist Council

Secular Buddhism Aotearoa New Zealand has been accepted into membership of the New Zealand Buddhist Council, an incorporated society which brings together 28 Buddhist organisations. Comprising mainly groups of Asian migrants making a new home here, as a non-organisation and a non-charity, SBANZ is an associate member.

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Fortnightly Meditation in Glenfield

A group of around 8 people is meeting at 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield [on Auckland’s North Shore] every two weeks. We have a 40 minute sitting meditation and then some discussion.

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Meditation meeting Saturday 9th March 2013

This Saturday, 9th March, from 11am to 12pm, there will be a 40 min meditation [and some discussion afterwards] at 80 Chartwell Ave Glenfield, Auckland.

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Auckland Saturday meditation

Meditation and discussion, this Saturday, 11am to 1pm 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield, Auckland All welcome call Tony 021 067 0974 if you’d like to know more.

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Auckland meditation group

A group of Auckland ‘Secular Buddhists’ is meeting every second Saturday at 80 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield.

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Why we come together

Hopefully, ‘secular Buddhism’ will prosper in the world, I believe it can. However, in Auckland as presumably elsewhere, we seem to have no formal structure, practices, or leaders, nor perhaps any consensus views, aims, or philosophy. How therefore might we create a sense of coherence, even direction?

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