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 Windhorse Publications is a part.

In Mindfulness of Breathing Anālayo explores the practice of mindfulness of breathing in the sixteen steps of the Ānāpānasati Sutta. The book is an authoritative, practice-orientated elucidation of a foundational Buddhist text, useful to meditators whatever their tradition or background.

Praise for Mindfulness of Breathing:

‘Clear, precise instructions to calm the mind and realize the Buddha’s deepest insights. The most complete and in-depth guide available for this classic meditation.’

Guy Armstrong, author of Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators

‘This practical and thoughtful interpretation of the Buddha’s sixteen steps will surely inspire readers to re-discover the joyful and liberating potential of mindfulness with breathing.’

Shaila Catherine, author of Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity

It’s not too late to sponsor the book. By sponsoring, you gain the satisfaction of knowing that you’re supporting two ‘endangered species’ at once: not only an independent publisher but also a Buddhist right livelihood business! If you’re a UK tax payer and you sponsor the book for £30 or more, you can boost your donation by 25% by ticking the Gift Aid box.

Find out more about sponsoring Mindfulness of Breathing here.

If you’d rather not sponsor the book, you can buy your copy of Mindfulness of Breathing here.

The book is accompanied with freely downloadable audio files offering guided and progressive meditation instructions from the author, available here.