We are happy to announce that Sangharakshita’s The Purpose and Practice of Buddhist Meditation: A Source Book of Teachings is now available! The book is a collection of texts drawn from previously published works and unpublished transcripts of Sangharakshita’s seminars. It offers practical, inspiring and encouraging advice for new and experienced meditators alike. Sangharakshita is … [ Read More ]
Over the last couple of months, Robin Cooper has been launching his new book Finding the Mind: A Buddhist View at Buddhist centres across the UK. If you haven’t been able to attend one of these events, you can watch the talk he gave at the Manchester Buddhist Centre. In this talk, Robin Cooper tells the entertaining … [ Read More ]
Amy Schmidt’s ‘Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master’ is available to purchase at your local Triratna bookshop and from the Windhorse online store.
Who was Dipa Ma? What inspired you to write a book about her? Dipa Ma was a Bengali woman living in Burma, who began practicing meditation in her 40’s after her husband died. Prior to her husband’s death, she had also experienced the death of two children and was diagnosed with a terminal heart condition. … [ Read More ]
Available from the Windhorse online store, £9.99 Read the life story and spiritual teachings of Dipa Ma, a major figure in contemporary Buddhism. She was the teacher of such well-respected western Buddhists as Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Joseph Goldstein, Alice Walker and Sylvia Boorstein, among others. An accomplished yogi, she was an inspired teacher and … [ Read More ]