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Looking Back at 2017

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 28 Dec, 2017 - 11:33

Looking Back at 2017

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 28 Dec, 2017 - 11:33

As the year draws to a close, we would like to look back on some of the highlights for our small Publishing House in 2017.

The Complete Works of Sangharakshita – Following the launch of Dr. Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I, three new volumes were published in March: The Three Jewels IIMahayana Myths and Stories, and The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong. Nearly 200 subscriptions for the whole set of the Complete Works have been taken out, with the Hardback + eBook...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Windhorse Publications is looking for a Customer Service Assistant

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 14:45

Windhorse Publications is looking for a Customer Service Assistant

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 14:45

Love Buddhist Books and helping others? We are looking for a customer service assistant – this is a freelance position, including remote work. We’re hoping to find someone who can come to Cambridge once a month to meet with the team in office. If you are interested, the job description follows …

Background. Over 2016 and 2017 at Windhorse Publications we have expanded our online sales. We now have more sales and interactions on our website and have more turnover, having launched...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38

Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38

We’d like to share some moving words from a group of readers we have had for years now. On request, our Publishing Controller Michelle sends free Windhorse Publications books and written replies to prisoners. The gratitude with which they receive them is touching. These books and letters enhance their lives, and in a place where there is a lot of time for reflection, they can find greater self awareness and understanding through the Dharma.

Individuals send letters of...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Design Our Next Book Cover

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 16 May, 2017 - 13:47

Design Our Next Book Cover

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 16 May, 2017 - 13:47

Windhorse Publications is looking for book cover designers. In 2017 and 2018 we have a number of interesting and transformation-rich new books to publish …  and they need interesting and attractive covers. 

Are you a book cover designer, or do you have skills in design that you could turn to book covers? We at Windhorse Publications are keen to hear from you. We can send you some of the new book cover ideas, as well as our design templates. 

Please do get...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Looking Back – New Books and Looks in 2016

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 - 14:12

Looking Back – New Books and Looks in 2016

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Wed, 28 Dec, 2016 - 14:12

We have had an exciting year at Windhorse Publications. We would like to share some of the highlights with our readers.

  • The Complete Works of Sangharakshita was launched. The first volume published, Dr Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I, was in time for celebrations around the conversion of Dr Ambedkar and his followers to Buddhism, in October. The next volume to be published (in March) is The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong. Subscriptions for the whole set
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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Give the Gift of the Dharma

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 13 Dec, 2016 - 11:24

Give the Gift of the Dharma

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 13 Dec, 2016 - 11:24

This season, awaken and enliven with a good book. Or, give the gift of one of our books or meditation CDs to a friend. Allowing a friend to explore a guided meditation CD or book on Buddhism, meditation or mindfulness can be a wonderful way to support him/her through the season. As stated in the Dhammapada, “The gift of the Dhamma surpasses all gifts.”

The eGift card can be used for any book or CD on our...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Sangharakshita's Seminars For The Digital Age - Cultivating the Heart of Patience

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 - 12:11

Sangharakshita's Seminars For The Digital Age - Cultivating the Heart of Patience

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 - 12:11

*Updated* Now available DRM-free for ePub and Kindle! 

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For over 40 years, we have been producing transcriptions of full-length Dharma seminars by Urgyen Sangharakshita, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community. This previously unpublished week-long seminar on a key section of Shantideva’s classic text, ‘The Bodhicaryavatara’, is a radical digital re-imagining of what a seminar record can be in the age of the iPad.

We’ve used multi-touch to bring...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Books for BAM

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Buddhist Action Month 2016 on Fri, 20 May, 2016 - 12:18

Books for BAM

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Buddhist Action Month 2016 on Fri, 20 May, 2016 - 12:18

We at Windhorse Publications would like to highlight relevant books which can help us explore living more ethically. One way to get involved is to create a BAM shelf at your Centre during June to showcase them. Here are some titles which address the question, ‘How can we live ethically from a place of compassion?’

The Bodhisattva Ideal by Sangharakshita – How can we be happy and at the same time responsive to the suffering of others? It can be...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Looking Back at 2015

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 18:27

Looking Back at 2015

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 18:27

Thanks to our excellent authors and readers, 2015 has been a very good year for Windhorse Publications. We were pleased to publish four thoughtful new books and to receive support from our readers in the form of sponsorships.

The Buddha on Wall Street was first off the block. Its author Vaddhaka Linn greatly helped us promote it with a near-year-long and near-global tour of Triratna Buddhist centres in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. We are really...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Buddhist Voices - Kalyanaprabha On Editing Sangharakshita

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 11:14

An excellent conversation with Kalyanaprabha on what it’s like to work with and edit Sangharakshita, as his latest book, ‘A Moseley Miscellany’ hits the bookshops and the project to publish his Complete Works gets underway. Words and their meanings, the transformative effect of literature in a life, writing as a gateway to spiritual insight - these are just some of the topics covered as we hear from someone whose passion for literary work is both inspiring...

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