The Secularisation of Buddhism

Stephen Batchelor As someone immersed in the practice of Buddhism for the past forty years – as a student, translator, writer, interpreter and teacher – I may not be best placed to appreciate the impact of this tradition on the wider British society of which I am a...

Reflections on language, culture and social identity

John Peacock The Buddha repeatedly points out in the course of his teaching career that all languages are cultural constructs and that the relationship between the signs that constitute a language, and what is signified by those signs is purely conventional. He also...

Reading lists

Below you will find a series of bibliographies (pdf) with recommended reading, grouped according to topics: Essentials – for students of Mindfulness and Buddhist Psychology 12 titles: Buddhist Background – Buddhist Psychology – Four Establishments of mindfulness Early...