Stephen Batchelor

Dharma Talks

Buddhism for This One and Only Life

In this 4-part video retreat, innovative writer and thinker Stephen Batchelor will explain Buddhist teachings from a secular perspective. Dismissing the notion of future lives, Stephen teaches that the Buddha’s design for living is meant for this one.

By Stephen Batchelor

Magazine History & Philosophy

Lessons of History

Stephen Batchelor, proponent of “Buddhism without beliefs,” investigates the historical development of Buddhism across different cultures—and uncovers a difference in the conception of history itself.   Nearly thirty years have passed since I first became involved in Buddhism. I was nineteen at the time, dizzy with the optimism of the 1960s and the thrill of having […]

By Stephen Batchelor
Temple
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