Buddhism

Secular Buddhism in North America – Buddhistdoor Global

As Buddhism grows in popularity in North America, one aspect that is becoming increasingly important is its potential affinity with secularism. Books like Stephen Batchelor Buddhism Without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening (Riverhead Books 1997), Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist (Spiegel & Grau 2011), and Secular Buddhism: imagining dharma in an uncertain world (Yale […]

Buddhism

Buddhist boon: Celebrations across Australia as religion maintains popularity

The 2016 census shows Australians are less religious than ever, but one religion is maintaining its popularity, with various celebrations planned across the country this weekend. The number of Australians who in the census said they had no religion rose from 13% in 1991 to 30% in 2016, while the number of Christians rose from […]