r/secularbuddhism

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An exploration and re-configuration of Buddhism based on humanist, naturalist, agnostic values and pragmatism rather than religious beliefs. Secular Buddhism seeks to deploy the Buddha’s teaching as a guide to full human flourishing in this life and this world.
https://reddit.com/r/secularbuddhism/
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r/Buddhism
185k  subs
A reddit for all kinds of Buddhist teachings
https://reddit.com/r/Buddhism/
r/theravada
4k  subs
Theravada (pronounced — more or less — "terra-VAH-dah"), the "Doctrine of the Elders," is the school of Buddhism that draws its scriptural inspiration from the Tipitaka, or Pali canon, which scholars generally agree contains the earliest surviving record of the Buddha's teachings.
https://reddit.com/r/theravada/
r/Meditation
377k  subs
Experiences, stories and instruction relating to the practice of meditation.
https://reddit.com/r/Meditation/
r/streamentry
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A place for discussion related to the practice of meditation and other techniques aimed at developing concentration, increasing the power of conscious awareness, and producing insight leading to awakening. Those here understand Awakening to be a practical and attainable goal that can be approached via many paths. Although this goal is explained most thoroughly in the Buddhist traditions, it can be understood in entirely secular, non-religious terms.
https://reddit.com/r/streamentry/
This is a forum for getting help with your practice of meditation as taught by Culadasa in The Mind Illuminated.
https://reddit.com/r/TheMindIlluminated/
r/Mindfulness
89k  subs
Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. It is awareness of the present experience with acceptance.
https://reddit.com/r/Mindfulness/
r/taoism
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Taoism (or Daoism). Dreaming you're a butterfly? /r/taoism is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of Taoism.
https://reddit.com/r/taoism/
r/awakened
61k  subs
This is an online community dedicated to discussing spiritual awakening.
https://reddit.com/r/awakened/
r/TrueAtheism
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A subreddit dedicated to insightful posts and thoughtful, balanced discussion about atheism specifically and related topics concerning irreligion and religion generally.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueAtheism/
r/ZenHabits
177k  subs
Simple and practical wisdom on happiness, goals, relationships, meditation, and self-improvement.
https://reddit.com/r/ZenHabits/
r/Stoicism
157k  subs
We are a community committed to learning about and applying Stoic principles and techniques.
https://reddit.com/r/Stoicism/
r/vipassana
5k  subs
Vipassana meditation as taught by the late S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin is a path to happiness practiced by people of all walks of life around the world. The technique is based on the teachings of the Gotama Buddha as they have been preserved for more than 2000 years. Vipassana is not a religion.
https://reddit.com/r/vipassana/
r/askphilosophy
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/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.
https://reddit.com/r/askphilosophy/
r/humanism
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"I am a humanist, which mean, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without any expectation of rewards or punishments after I'm dead." -Kurt Vonnegut
https://reddit.com/r/humanism/
r/Mahayana
2k  subs
Mahayana Buddhism is one of three main branches of Buddhism. It was formed approximately around 100 C.E.. Mahayana Buddhism is prominent in North Asia, including China, Mongolia, Korea, and parts of Vietnam. The other two main branches of Buddhism are Theravada and Vajrayāna.
https://reddit.com/r/Mahayana/
r/simpleliving
164k  subs
Breaking free of the work/spend/borrow cycle in order to live more fully, sustainably, and cooperatively.
https://reddit.com/r/simpleliving/
r/vajrayana
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A subreddit for Vajrayana Buddhism practitioners and those interested in Vajrayana Buddhism.
https://reddit.com/r/vajrayana/
r/Freethought
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Freethought is an open forum dedicated to rational, logical and scientific examination of culture, politics, religion, science, business and more! Freethinkers reject claims and beliefs which are not testable and verifiable using established scientific methods, and encourage a society that espouses the priority of rationality and reason over dogma, emotion and pop doctrine.
https://reddit.com/r/Freethought/
A place to discuss and debate religion.
https://reddit.com/r/DebateReligion/
r/samharris
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A place to discuss Sam Harris and to have difficult conversations with civility.
https://reddit.com/r/samharris/
r/zenbuddhism
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For Zen Buddhists (and Chan, Seon and Thiền Buddhists) to discuss Zen Buddhism and support each other.
https://reddit.com/r/zenbuddhism/
r/cogsci
91k  subs
The interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence, embracing philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology.
https://reddit.com/r/cogsci/
r/Psychonaut
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A psychonaut is a person who experiences intentionally induced altered states of consciousness and claims to use the experience to investigate his or her mind, and possibly address spiritual questions, through direct experience.
https://reddit.com/r/Psychonaut/
r/agnostic
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A place for all who question what we know of life, the universe, and everything.
https://reddit.com/r/agnostic/