Sangharakshita: 90 years; over 60 Buddhist books

With a literary career spanning over 60 years, Sangharakshita is a prolific writer, and author of over 60 books on Buddhism. His best-known book is A Survey of Buddhism, originally published in 1957 and now in its ninth edition. In this work, Sangharakshita surveys the entire field of Buddhist thought and practice, with the aim … [ Read More ]

‘The Journey and the Guide’ and ‘Yarn’ – two new books by Maitreyabandhu

‘The Journey and the Guide’ and ‘Yarn’ – two new books by Maitreyabandhu

What does it actually feel like to move towards Enlightenment? This is the question that Maitreyabandhu asks in his new book, The Journey and the Guide: A Practical Course in Enlightenment. Mixing Buddhist teachings with poetry, myth and down-to-earth instruction, he guides us into the ‘more of life’ that Buddhism is communicating. Watch this short … [ Read More ]

A Moseley Miscellany: Sangharakshita’s recent inspirations and reflections

A Moseley Miscellany: Sangharakshita’s recent inspirations and reflections

Next Wednesday 26th August, Sangharakshita will be celebrating his 90th birthday. As part of the celebrations, we are releasing A Moseley Miscellany, a collection of his recent – and previously unpublished – writing. The book will be launched this Saturday 22nd August at the Triratna Order event at Adhisthana Retreat Centre, but you can already see … [ Read More ]

Kalyanaprabha on making Sangharakshita’s birthday wish a reality

Kalyanaprabha on making Sangharakshita’s birthday wish a reality

Kalyanaprabha, editor of the Complete Works project Every two weeks Vidyadevi, Priyananda and I come together by Skype for a meeting where editors (Vidyadevi and myself) and publishers (Priyananda for Windhorse Publications) can discuss the many different issues that are arising as we move ahead with our enormous – and enormously inspiring – project. What … [ Read More ]

The Story of the Sangharakshita Complete Works Project

The Story of the Sangharakshita Complete Works Project

Priyananda, Windhorse Publications, July 2015 Since 2013, Bhante’s literary executors, the trustees of Windhorse Publications, and myself as the director of Windhorse Publications, have been discussing the possibility of publishing Bhante’s complete works.  This idea has been around for a number of years, and ground work had already been done; in particular, in 2011 Bhante … [ Read More ]

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation – available now!

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation – available now!

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation is now available in paperback and eBook format. Described by Jack Kornfield as ‘a gift of visionary scholarship and practice’, Anālayo’s new book examines and interpretes material on the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness in the early Buddhist discourses. Listen to our interview with Anālayo to … [ Read More ]