- Secular Buddhism
A natural pragmatic approach to early Buddhist teachings and practice
- Buddhist Geeks
A fresh perspective on being a modern-day Buddhist practitioner
- Mindfulness.org – Everyday Mindfulness
some helpful insights
- Mind and Life Institute Francisco J. Varela Research Awards for Contemplative Science
The Varela Awards emphasize empirical examinations of contemplative techniques with the ultimate goal that findings will provide greater insight into the mechanisms of contemplative practice and its application for reducing human suffering.
- Mind and Life Institute/1440 Foundation Awards for Real-World Contemplative Research
geared towards the investigation of real-world (as opposed to lab-based) outcomes of contemplative practice. These awards are intended to promote research that evaluates whether and how contemplative practice can promote inner well-being and healthy relationships, as well as the development of new methods to assess these outcomes in everyday life.
- Core group of Varela Awardees from 2009: