Author interviews

Author Shantigarbha on BBC Radio and his New Book

We are thrilled to report author Shantigarbha has recently been interviewed by Steve Yabsley on BBC Radio Bristol. Listen to it soon, as it will expire 25 July 2018. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p069878z Shantigarbha talks about empathy, his new book and his life as a Buddhist. I’ll Meet You There: A Practical Guide to Empathy, Mindfulness and Communication by Shantigarbha is available from our website and Triratna Centre Bookshops in … [ Read More ]

Just Out – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

We now announce the public release! Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature is available for worldwide purchase from our website as paperback or eBook. Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge … [ Read More ]

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Vajragupta is ordained within the Triratna Buddhist movement, and the author of a couple of our bestsellers. Sailing the Worldly Winds and Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life provide clear introductions and guidance to incorporating meditation and Buddhist practices into daily life. Vajragupta also wrote The Triratna Story, which provides perspectives on the Triratna Buddhist … [ Read More ]

Vidyamala Burch on Opening to Pain with Mindfulness (Part I)

Vidyamala Burch, the founder and co-director of Breathworks (an organization dedicated to helping others through the teaching of mindfulness), is an ordained member of the Triratna Buddhist Order, and has authored three books. Her story is an inspiring example of how working through life-changing trauma has a strong impact in benefiting others. Windhorse Publications features … [ Read More ]

Vishvapani on Getting a Sense of the Buddha

Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One weaves ancient sources and modern understanding into an insightful and thought-provoking biography. In an interview with Hannah Atkinson, author Vishvapani discusses how his research into the Discourses provided him with a strong sense of the Buddha. Gautama Buddha is an incredibly full and rich account … [ Read More ]

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation – available now!

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation – available now!

Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation is now available in paperback and eBook format. Described by Jack Kornfield as ‘a gift of visionary scholarship and practice’, Anālayo’s new book examines and interpretes material on the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness in the early Buddhist discourses. Listen to our interview with Anālayo to … [ Read More ]

An interview with Subhadramati, author of ‘Not About Being Good’

An interview with Subhadramati, author of ‘Not About Being Good’

What do you find so inspiring about Buddhist ethics? Firstly, what I love about Buddhist ethics is that it’s so practical; it’s something that you can actually do, and you can start straight away. But what I’m also drawn to is the fact that the Buddhist principles in their positive formulation (the principles of kindness, … [ Read More ]