Please note that this workshop is now FULL. A day's workshop to explore the implications of a secularised Buddhism as a way of life in the 21st century with Stephen Batchelor Stephen does not charge a fee for these type of events, but works on the principle of dana (donation). He receives whatever people are willing to donate into a bowl at the end. Spaces are limited so please email to confirm your place

Stephen Batchelor

Stephen is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers Buddhism to be a constantly evolving culture of awakening rather than a religious system based on immutable dogmas and beliefs.. As Buddhism encounters modernity, it enters a vital new phase of its development. Through his writings, translations and teaching, Stephen engages in a critical exploration of Buddhism's role in the modern world, which has earned him both condemnation as a heretic and praise as a reformer.  
In conversation with the renowned contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, Stephan Batchelor. Talking openly and candidly about his life and work, Stephen will be in conversation with Dr.Elliot Cohen. Dr.Cohen is the Course Leader in Psychology and Society BA (Hons) at Leeds Metropolitan University Stephen does not charge a fee for these type of events, but works on the principle of dana (donation). He receives whatever people are willing to donate into a bowl at the end. Spaces are limited so please email to confirm your place

About Stephen Batchelor

Stephan is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and writer, best known for his secular or agnostic approach to Buddhism. Stephen considers Buddhism to be a constantly evolving culture of awakening rather than a religious system based on immutable dogmas and beliefs.. As Buddhism encounters modernity, it enters a vital new phase of its development. Through his writings, translations and teaching, Stephen engages in a critical exploration of Buddhism's role in the modern world, which has earned him both condemnation as a heretic and praise as a reformer.