Did you know that Windhorse Publications have brought out over seventy titles by Sangharakshita? And that is just Windhorse! Sangharakshita’s output is prolific. Here at the outset of the Complete Works project, Vidyadevi and I are working to divide up all Bhante’s published titles, as well as unpublished material, into six ‘baskets’, such as Core Teachings, Commentaries … [ Read More ]
On 26th August Sangharakshita will be 90 years old! Over the years he has taught and written much on meditation. So, as part of marking his birthday, we are very pleased to again make available a book that brings together most of this teaching: The Purpose and Practice of Buddhist Meditation. When asked what he … [ Read More ]
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 ]
We’re now selling Chris Pauling’s Introducing Buddhism for £2.99, and Vessantara’s The Breath is only £6.99! Find out more on our website. Did you enjoy this post? Subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest posts as email announcements.
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 ]
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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 ]
Four popular books by Triratna authors are now available on our website: Vidyamala Burch’s Living Well with Pain and Illness and Mindfulness for Health, Vishvapani Blomfield’s Gautama Buddha and Kulananda (Michael Chaskalson)’s Mindfulness in Eight Weeks. Vidyamala Burch is founder and co-Director of Breathworks, an organization which offers mindfulness and compassion-based approaches to illness. Her … [ Read More ]
Dipa Ma was an accomplished yogi, devoted mother and grandmother and inspiring teacher to students of such well-respected western Buddhists as Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein. Amy Schmidt’s unique account of this remarkable woman’s life and legacy is now back in stock on our website. Here’s an interview with the author, and a … [ Read More ]