Welcome to the

Secular Buddhist Association

Exploring Buddhism for your life.

What We Offer

Practice Circle

Live, online learning, practice, and sharing twice monthly with others.

Guided Meditations

Audio recordings to support private practice, on your own schedule.

Starting Out

If you're new to Secular Buddhism, this will get you started on the path.


Interviews with researchers, teachers, and practitioners.


Educational topics from traditional Buddhist texts, applied to this life.


Insights from a variety of authors, investigating the practice and teaching.

Practice Circle

Supportive, friendly learning and practice with others live online.

When: 2nd and 4th Sunday every month, 8:00 p.m. Central.

Where: Wherever you have a strong internet connection.


Free, no registration required.

A Year To Live

When: Third Sunday every month, 8:00 p.m. Central.

Where: Wherever you have a strong internet connection.


Free, no registration required.


Join us for a FREE, year-long, online group that invites us to live more intentionally as we delve into practices from Stephen Levine's book, "A Year to Live." This book "teaches us how to live each moment, each hour, each day mindfully -- as if it were all that was left. Levine decided to live this way himself for a whole year, and now he shares with us how such immediacy radically changes our view of the world and forces us to examine our priorities." Purchase the book and feel free to read it ahead of time, though that isn't necessary. If you're not sure this is for you, message us and we will be happy to talk with you. This group begins September 19 and meets for 12 months on the third Sunday of the month at 8 pm Central online.


Bhumisparsha BIPOC Affinity Care Circle

When: Every Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern time

Where: Live Online via Zoom


From Bhumiparsha.org -- "The BIPOC Affinity Care Circle is a weekly peer-led practice and discussion circle that centers Black, Indigenous and People of Color, their experiences, and their healing. We want to serve as a place to celebrate and uplift ourselves and each other. We trust you to know if you identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color. 

"As we come together to heal, we ask that sensitivity for the experience of those who do not easily pass as white be carefully considered and centered.  We would like to work with the privilege-power-protection framework of Dr. Claudelle Glasgow and Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls, understanding these terms to be context-dependent and often fluid.  We want to reflect on the kinds of privileges and powers we inhabit, or do not -- and the ways in which we might be able to offer protection, or require it."

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