3 Meetup Groups match “Satsang” near Raleigh, NC
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The purpose of this group is to foster sangha in the Triangle NC area; to share presence and the already awakened nature of our existence. We share information about local gatherings, satsangs and retreats. The Sanskrit word "satsang" means "being in the presence of truth". The Sanskrit word "sangha" means the community of those who recognize their true nature. We share information with the Asheville Sangha site at http://www.ashevillesangha.com/
This group is intended to provide support for seekers of Enlightenment in the tradition of yoga and Buddhism. Meditation is an important tool in the quest for Enlightenment. We provide a weekly opportunity to meditate in a group setting.
Secular Buddhism is a new approach to Buddhism. Although there is no one definition, you can get a good idea of where it is going by looking at Rick Bateman's definition, the FAQ page from the Secular Buddhist Association website, and reading the works of Stephen Batchelor. Following are some of the features of Secular Buddhism I find most compelling: The secular approach to Buddhism means to explore the Buddha's teachings as they apply to life in the natural world without any magic overlays: no …
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