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Introducing ‘The Promise of a Sacred World’

Introducing ‘The Promise of a Sacred World’

Dhammamegha here. Every few years we receive a manuscript that has been growing for decades within the author; a book that breaks new ground and offers a fresh and considered engagement with one of the Buddhist classics. Bhikkhu Anālayo did this with Satipaṭṭhāna, through his translations and commentaries on the four foundations of mindfulness. Ratnaguna … [ Read More ]

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

We’ll be publishing Devamitra’s wonderful new memoir, Entertaining Cancer, in just a few weeks’ time. We’re making Entertaining Cancer available for pre-order now, so you can get your copy as soon as it’s released. In Entertaining Cancer Devamitra describes the discomforts and indignities of being treated for prostate cancer. He also draws on the deep … [ Read More ]

Out now: ‘I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism’

Out now: ‘I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism’

As a female student and practitioner of Buddhism, at times I feel frustrated by the underrepresentation of women in Buddhist texts and iconography. To give just one example, out of the forty-six figures on Triratna’s refuge tree, only two are female. Frustrated I may be, but I probably shouldn’t be surprised. As author Alice Collett … [ Read More ]

Hot off the press: ‘Introducing Mindfulness’

We’re delighted to introduce you to the newly published Introducing Mindfulness: Buddhist Background and Practical Exercises by Bhikkhu Anālayo. Anālayo has been writing about mindfulness as a scholar, practitioner and meditation teacher for two decades. In 2004 we published his ground-breaking study of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta based on his comparative studies of early Buddhist texts. … [ 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 ]

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 ]

Out now: ‘The Myth of Meditation’ by Paramananda

We are delighted to announce the release of The Myth of Meditation: restoring imaginal ground through embodied Buddhist practice, the latest book from respected meditation teacher Paramananda, author of Change Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation, The Body, and A Deeper Beauty. From his three decades of teaching Buddhist meditation, Paramananda offers an … [ Read More ]