Download our 20th free eBook

  This week we’re delighted to be giving away the twentieth free eBook in our Free the Dharma campaign, and we’ve chosen a real corker: Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization by Bhikkhu Anālayo, which is normally priced at £15.99. You can buy the paperback here. The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is one of the Buddha’s principal … [ Read More ]

Our eBook giveaway this week is inconceivable!

Welcome to Week 19 of our Free the Dharma eBook giveaway! This week, we’re offering The Inconceivable Emancipation, a commentary by Sangharakshita on the Vimalakīrti-Nirdeśa, an important Mahāyāna sūtra. A print version of this book is included in Volume 16 of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita, Mahāyāna Myths and Stories. Mahāyāna Buddhism, to which the … [ Read More ]

Free the Dharma Week 12

I find it hard to believe we’re now into the twelfth week of our Free the Dharma eBook giveaway. When we began it back in March, we had no idea it would still be running almost three months later. For most people, the past three months have been especially challenging. Whenever I’m feeling challenged, there … [ Read More ]

‘Free the Dharma’ week 3

‘Free the Dharma’ week 3

None of us have lived through times like this before. The Dharma gives us tools to work with our everyday minds. It also offers strong medicine for strong times. This week’s free eBook is Tales of Freedom. You can download it here. Its author, Vessantara, tackles how to work with our minds when the chips … [ Read More ]

Week 2 of free eBooks with ‘Free the Dharma’

For this week’s eBook give away we’ve chosen Vajragupta’s Sailing the Worldly Winds. The Buddha talked about being blown about by circumstances beyond our control, and described our usual and often ineffective strategies to try to shore ourselves up. He called these the Worldly Winds. Vajragupta explores these patterns of hanging on and being blown about. The … [ Read More ]

Announcing ‘Free the Dharma’

All our lives are affected by the coronavirus. At home or out helping, we can find ways to look after each other and ourselves. How we are with our minds during this time will impact our experience and relationships and the future we make together. The Buddha taught how to let go of fear and … [ Read More ]

Coming soon: Uncontrived Mindfulness

In December we announced the first six books we’ll be publishing in 2020, and we’re now delighted to announce the seventh, due for release in October: Uncontrived Mindfulness: ending suffering through attention, curiosity and wisdom by respected meditation teacher, Vajradevi. The Buddha emphasized that happiness is found through understanding the mind rather than getting caught up in what we … [ Read More ]