“A spiritual community is not a group. It is a free association of individuals”

“A spiritual community is not a group. It is a free association of individuals”

This quote from Sangharakshita’s What is the Sangha? expresses its central message. But what does it mean to be an individual? And how are we to sustain, indeed develop, our individuality, and at the same time live in cooperation and harmony with others? Here I explore these questions, with Sangharakshita as our guide. Sangharakshita begins … [ Read More ]

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Hello from Windhorse Publications! After months of construction, we are delighted to say that our new website is now fully functioning. On the website itself and on the linked blog, we have lots of features that we think you’ll enjoy, including author interviews, videos, articles, news, events, reviews of our books, excerpts from our books, and … [ Read More ]

What is the Sangha?

What is the Sangha?

‘What is the Sangha?’ This is the question that we’re asking ourselves here at Windhorse Publications for the last few months of the year. We’re going to be discussing the question in relation to some of our books, and ask our authors for their insights and views. We’d like to know what you, our readers, … [ Read More ]

‘Karma, Interdependence, and Blame’ – an article by Nagapriya, author of ‘Exploring Karma and Rebirth’

‘Karma, Interdependence, and Blame’ – an article by Nagapriya, author of ‘Exploring Karma and Rebirth’

When speaking of Karma, we generally emphasise individual agency and personal responsibility or accountability; that is to say, we see ourselves as autonomous ethical agents who bear individual responsibility for our actions. We do it, we are to praise or blame, and so we reap the consequences. We see ourselves as capable of making personal … [ Read More ]