Understanding Consciousness

A presentation by DT Strain for Jade Buddha Temple Houston, Texas – September 3, 2017 In this Dharma Talk, SNS Executive Director Daniel Strain presents various scientific approaches to consciousness and compares them with Buddhist thought…   Click Here to Become a Member of the Spiritual Naturalist Society! __________ This talk also appears at the … Read more

Buddhism 101

by Ted Meissner   Buddhism is a term inclusive of the teachings and practices of Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha or “enlightened one”, from the 5th century BCE in the Indian subcontinent.  There are two major branches of traditional Buddhism:  Theravada (“The School of the Elders”) and Mahayana (“The Great Vehicle”), with new development … Read more