Working for Windhorse Publications has been an exceptional experience where I gained a real insight into the publishing industry. I was surprised at how much ‘hands-on’ experience I acquired from working here and truly felt like part of the team. It was refreshing and uplifting to work with a non-profit organisation where my work and … [ Read More ]
When I interviewed Vaḍḍhaka earlier this year, he spoke of what he saw as ‘a tendency in the West to see Buddhism and meditation in particular as a way to escape the world or to hold what’s happening at arm’s length’, and it is this tendency that we have been working to counter over the … [ Read More ]
Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation and Maitreyabandhu’s The Journey and the Guide: A Practical Course in Enlightenment are both due to be published this August. But we still need to raise just under £1,100! Please can you help us by making a donation today? If you give £30 or more to either … [ Read More ]
‘The Dalai Lama has said in public that he is “half-Marxist.” This book, “The Buddha on Wall Street” will help explain what he means. This is a fierce no-holds-bared Buddhist based critique of the dehumanizing and dysfunctional effects of the capitalist economic system. And as the subtitle says, “And what we can do about it.” … [ Read More ]
June is Buddhist Action Month – a celebration of Buddhist-inspired social action. In this video interview, Vaḍḍhaka puts forward some suggestions for what we can do to create a society that is less dominated by greed, hatred and delusion and more in line with the Buddha’s values. What are you doing for Buddhist Action Month? … [ Read More ]
1) Our eBooks are DRM-free When you purchase eBooks direct from us, you get them free of Digital Rights Management, the encryption on a digital book tying it to a particular device, whether it’s the iPad, Nook or Kindle. By making our eBooks DRM-free, we’re giving you the same ownership of your eBooks that you have … [ Read More ]
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