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 ]

Windhorse Publications’ farewell party for Priyananda, Lee Walford and Ratnaghosha

On Monday, 24th February we held a farewell party at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre for Priyananda, Lee Walford and Ratnaghosha. Between them, they’ve given Windhorse Publications over twenty-five years of service. Priyananda, our outgoing director who’s retiring from full-time employment, was appointed to the post ten years ago. He’s overseen the publication of more than forty … [ Read More ]

Get 15% off ‘Poems and Short Stories’

Here at Windhorse Publications we’re busy preparing for the release in April of the next three volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita. One of these is Volume 25, Poems and Short Stories, now available for pre-order. You may already be familiar with Sangharakshita’s Complete Poems, published in 1994. Even if you already have a copy, this new volume is worth buying, as it contains … [ Read More ]

A review of the year

As 2019 rolls to a close, we thought we’d look back at Windhorse Publications’ highlights of the year, as well as looking ahead to 2020. Looking back at 2019 What we’ve published this year This year we’ve released eight new titles, covering a wide range of themes and appealing to a broad readership, from the … [ Read More ]

Announcing our new books for 2020

We’re thrilled to announce the first six of the new books we’ll be publishing in 2020. Three of them are now available for sponsorship. Why sponsor a book? Publishing in the 21st century is all about adapting to challenging conditions, with lower profits from online sales and increased competition from digital formats. At Windhorse Publications we … [ Read More ]

Thanks to our intern, Gayathri

Last month the team at Windhorse Publications had the pleasure of welcoming intern Gayathri Mahesh one day a week for four weeks. A graduate in Civil Engineering from Chennai, India, Gayathri has a passion for writing and is currently studying for an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University. Gayathri achieved a … [ Read More ]

Windhorse Publications is looking for new books

Windhorse Publications is looking for new books

Do you have an idea for a new book? Are you an author with a draft Dharma manuscript that you’re looking to publish? Windhorse Publications would like to hear from you. About Windhorse Publications At Windhorse Publications we produce life-changing Buddhist books for all levels of involvement in the Dharma life, from the complete beginner … [ Read More ]

Meditation is ‘a whole way of being in the world’: an interview with Paramananda

Helen from the Windhorse Publications team recently had the pleasure of interviewing the well-loved and highly respected meditation teacher, Paramananda, about his latest book, The Myth of Meditation. Here’s a transcript of excerpts from the interview. In the title of the book, why do you describe meditation as a myth? Paramananda: I can’t really give … [ Read More ]

New release ‘most complete and in-depth guide available’ for core Buddhist meditation practice

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Mindfulness of Breathing: A Practice Guide and Translations, by renowned Buddhist teacher and scholar, Bhikkhu Anālayo. Mindfulness of breathing meditation is a core practice in many branches of Buddhism and is one of the two foundational meditation practices taught and practised in the Triratna Buddhist Community, of which … [ Read More ]