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.

Podcasts

Interviews with researchers, teachers, and practitioners.

Videos

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

Articles

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.

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Mindful Parenting

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 our FREE monthly Mindful Parenting meeting, live online, the third Sunday of each month at 8 pm central. There’s plenty to learn from each other. The focus of the meeting is supporting parents and adults who work with children and teens to approach their relationship with their youth with greater wisdom and mindfulness. Discussion this year is focused on concepts derived from the book Raising Resilience:The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children by Christopher Willard. We will also sit together in a short meditation at the end of each discussion.

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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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