The Wellington Buddhist Centre is a smallish but growing Sangha with some committed younger people attending a sub35 group. We’re looking for an active, enthusiastic young Order member to spend 6 months (beginning June until end November 2019) in Wellington, fully engaging with Centre activities including: leading the sub35 group, morning meditation and occasional 4-6 week courses. We’d like the person to attend and occasionally...
I feel honoured and so very grateful to have been able to serve Bhante as secretary in the last few years of his life. Clear and bright was his mind right up until his death, full of warmth and kindness for those that came into his sphere.
Though we were generations apart he always took interest in what interested me and our work together was so very smooth and straightforward, which is impressive given Bhante’s poor eyesight and my general lack of secretarial...
The deadline for submissions is Friday 30th November, so if you haven’t already, please do share your feelings of gratitude for the life of Urgyen Sangharakshita. To remind you, here are the criteria and means of submission:
Because the book will be professionally bound we ask you to follow these following simple instructions. The page will need to be:
Landscape (wider than it is tall)
Left hand margin of 25mm to allow for binding
Right hand margin 20mm for balance
Send a paper copy Send your handwritten or printed copy to:
We were pleased to offer Abbie-Leigh Smith an internship in our office for four weeks. Abbie is a talented master’s student in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She shares her experience as follows:
“Over the past 4 weeks I have had the opportunity to complete a work experience placement at Windhorse Publications. It was my first experience working in a small non-profit press, and my first time learning about a publishing house as a whole rather than sticking to one...
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte, is called Faith as Metta by Saddhaloka from the talk entitled Amitabha. This is the fourth talk in a six-part series on the figures on the Wheel of Life. Saddhaloka introduces us to Amitabha, the red Buddha of the West who represents and inspires the highest love of all. Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, winter retreat, 1997
On 10th November about 80 people from the Essen Sangha gathered to say farewell to Bhante. We met at the same time and followed the same programme as the one happening in Adhisthana, celebrating Puja in spirit with those 1400 of you present for Bhantes funeral, reciting the same mantras, listening to the same readings… and in the background seeing images (some of the time) coming in on screen from...