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Introducing ‘I Hear Her Words’

Introducing ‘I Hear Her Words’

We’re delighted to announce that in May we’ll be publishing I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett. Core Buddhist doctrines and ethical formulations provide no justification for the notion that women are inferior to men. However, Buddhism was born and took root in ancient and medieval societies that held traditional … [ Read More ]

A new audiobook and our latest free eBook

A new audiobook and our latest free eBook

A new audiobook One of our best-selling titles has just been released as an audiobook. It’s the award-wining Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) and Dr Paramabandhu Groves. Human nature has an inbuilt tendency towards addiction. Many of us self-medicate in response to hardships, turning to food, … [ Read More ]

A heads up about an issue with our email

A heads up about an issue with our email

We currently have an issue with our email. Many of the messages we are sending are either being returned to us undelivered or are being sent to the recipient’s junk folder. This applies to automatic emails sent by our website (for example, when you place an order) as well as responses to customer enquiries. If you’ve … [ Read More ]

Another free eBook and three more news bites

This week we have four news bites to share. Our latest free eBook: Female Deities in Buddhism This week we’re offering another free eBook: Female Deities in Buddhism by Vessantara. Female deities in Buddhism take many forms: queens and old crones, Buddhas and goddesses, mothers and wild women. Enter the magical realm of gently compassionate … [ Read More ]

We’re offering another free eBook

Those of you who’ve been enjoying the free eBooks we’ve been giving away since March will be pleased to learn that we’re giving away another one. This time it’s the turn of one of Sangharakshita’s classics, The Bodhisattva Ideal. How can we be happy and at the same time responsive to the suffering of others? … [ 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 ]

This week’s free eBook and some exciting news

You may already have guessed which eBook we’re giving away this week. Given that the last two have been What is the Sangha? and Who is the Buddha? it may come as no surprise that we’re completing Sangharakshita’s trilogy with What is the Dharma? If you’ve enjoyed reading Sangharakshita’s books about the three jewels, you … [ Read More ]