2017-08-10 Auckland Insight Meditation talk – Are we a secular group?

Dharma talk

Auckland Insight Meditation Group

10 August 2017

Is Auckland Insight a secular group?

Exploring some contemporary definitions of “secular Buddhism” and whether they apply to Auckland Insight

Further reading / listening on secular Buddhism

A Genealogy of Secularized Buddhism

Gil Fronsdal talk:


Secular Buddhism: New vision or yet another of the myths it claims to cure?

Akincano Weber 2013


Facing the Great Divide

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
Inquiring Mind, Vol. 31, #2 Spring 2015


Beyond Carl Rogers – Other-centered Buddhism

David Brazier


The Right to Ask Questions

Larry Rosenberg article about the Kalama Sutta

Access to Insight (Legacy Edition), 2 November 2013, http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/rosenberg/righttoask.html

What is this thing called Secular Buddhism, and how did it get here?

Secular Buddhism in a New Zealand context


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