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Windhorse Publications

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 11 Jan, 2022 - 11:45

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 11 Jan, 2022 - 11:45

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 well of his Buddhist practice to work with his mind and meet fear, uncertainty and frailty with resolve. It is an entertaining read, full of wit and...

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Windhorse Publications

Windhorse Publications: Looking back and looking ahead

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 14:06

Windhorse Publications: Looking back and looking ahead

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 14:06

Here’s a link to Windhorse Publications’ final newsletter of 2021, looking back at the past year and looking ahead to our plans for 2022.

It’s well worth a read!

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Book Launch - Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 11:50

Book Launch - Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 11:50

Monday 7 February (1.5 hours)
11.00 US PST | 13.00 Mexico | 14.00 US EST | 19.00 IE & UK | 20.00 Europe CET | 06.00 Australia AEDT (next day) | 08.00 New Zealand (next day)

Windhorse Publications will be holding an online book launch to mark the publication of Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way by Devamitra.

In Entertaining Cancer, Devamitra chronicles his years of treatment for prostate cancer. He describes the fatigue, the heightened sense of being alive, and the discomforts and indignities of treatment. He also draws on the deep well of his Buddhist...

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Windhorse Publications

25% off selected paperbacks for Sangha Day

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 - 11:55

25% off selected paperbacks for Sangha Day

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 15 Nov, 2021 - 11:55

As you may know, Sunday 21st November is International Sangha Day. To celebrate, we’re offering 25% off five paperbacks on the themes of friendship, communication and the spiritual community. The discounts will end on 6th December.

What is the Sangha? The Nature of Spiritual Community by Sangharakshita

Was £11.99, Now £8.99

In Buddhism, the sangha is the free association of developing individuals choosing to help each other along the path. In What is the Sangha? Sangharakshita suggests that to explore the nature of spiritual community is also to examine...

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Windhorse Publications

Introducing ‘Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way’

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

Introducing ‘Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way’

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

We’re delighted to introduce Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way. We’ll be publishing this wonderful new book by Devamitra in February 2022. 

In Entertaining Cancer, Devamitra chronicles his years of treatment for prostate cancer. He describes the fatigue, the heightened sense of being alive, and the discomforts and indignities of treatment. He also draws on the deep well of his Buddhist practice to work with his mind and meet fear, uncertainty and frailty with resolve. It is an entertaining read, full of humour, wit and fantastically funny dialogue.

It costs several...

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Afrikan Wisdom

By Vimalasara on Sat, 24 Jul, 2021 - 14:29

Afrikan Wisdom

By Vimalasara on Sat, 24 Jul, 2021 - 14:29

Afrikan Wisdom, edited by Vimalasara:
New Voices Talk Black Liberation, Buddhism, and Beyond

A spiritual, political, and interdisciplinary anthology of wisdom stories from Black liberation leaders and teachers.

Afrikan Wisdom represents an intersectional, cross-pollinated exploration of Black life–past, present, and future. Award-winning author and editor Vimalasara’s (Valerie Mason-John) collection of 34 essays–written by an eclectic and inspirational group of Black thought leaders and teachers–reflects on the unique and multilayered experience of being Black in the world today.

Afrikan Wisdom is available now via North Atlantic...

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Windhorse Publications

'Uncontrived Mindfulness' now available from the US

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 10:15

'Uncontrived Mindfulness' now available from the US

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 10:15

If you live in the Americas, you may be pleased to learn that Vajradevi’s Uncontrived Mindfulness: Ending Suffering through Attention, Curiosity and Wisdom is now available through our US distributors.

Uncontrived Mindfulness is a deep dive into the practice of exploring our experience as it happens. The emphasis is on cultivating wisdom, using the tools of attention, curiosity and discernment to recognize and see through the delusion that is causing our suffering. Vajradevi is a warm and insightful guide to this exploration,...

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Windhorse Publications

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

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 - 13:00

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

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 18 Jun, 2021 - 13:00

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 points out in Windhorse Publications’ latest release, I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism, Buddhism was born and developed within ancient...

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Windhorse Publications

Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

We are very pleased to announce the release of Vajradevi’s first book, Uncontrived Mindfulness: Ending Suffering through Attention, Curiosity and Wisdom. 

The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is a foundational text in the Buddhist tradition, outlining a path of increasing awareness and wisdom. Over many years, Vajradevi has drawn on a range of approaches to the practice of satipaṭṭhāna: within Triratna as well as with U Tejaniya in the Burmese meditation tradition and some teachers of the Insight Meditation Society. What she offers us...

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Triratna News

The Tale of the Whale

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 12:23

The Tale of the Whale

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 12:23

Padmacandra, an Order Member living in West Norfolk and associated with the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in the UK, has her first children’s picture book out as illustrator with Scallywag Press this month (March 2021).

The book, The Tale of the Whalewhich tells of an adventure between a child and a whale, has a strong environmental message about plastic pollution, and is suitable for 3 to 8 year olds (read 8 years plus!)

Padmacandra was asked if she would illustrate the book after the...

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