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This week's eBook give away - The Body

By dhammamegha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 - 14:21

This week's eBook give away - The Body

By dhammamegha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 - 14:21

The high streets are waking from their slumber, and we’re anticipating further easing of the lockdown. There are many questions; is it safe, when will travel be possible, when can I spend time with friends and loved ones in person again, what will happen with work and the economy?

Like many others I’ve also been involved in conversations about race and the growing anti-racism movement. I’ve been thinking about my own place and what I can do, exploring my conditioning, and listening...

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June book sale at Windhorse Publications

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:59

June book sale at Windhorse Publications

By dhammamegha on Mon, 1 Jun, 2020 - 12:59

Lockdown rules are changing for some of us. So perhaps there’s not quite so much staying at home involved this month’s Stay at Home Sale. We have chosen a range of books to offer resources and inspiration in this transition time. 
 
To continue the ‘For the Earth’ theme of Buddhist Action Month, we’ve got what I think is the only one of our books to be written by a vet. Bodhipaksa’s Vegetarianism: A Buddhist View, is reduced...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

This weeks eBook give away

By dhammamegha on Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 14:22

This weeks eBook give away

By dhammamegha on Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 14:22

This week we’re giving away The Buddha on Wall Street by Vaddhaka in our Free the Dharma Campaign. You can download it here until the 11th of May. 

The lockdown is having a huge impact on economies at all levels – households, businesses, countries. The future is uncertain. While it has does economic damage, it also relieves the pressures on the environment, and perhaps to some of us too.  

There is no better guide to thinking through what Buddhism can offer to our common and economic life than this...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Week 2 of free eBooks with ‘Free the Dharma'

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 30 Mar, 2020 - 14:25

Week 2 of free eBooks with ‘Free the Dharma'

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 30 Mar, 2020 - 14:25

For this week’s eBook give away we’ve chosen Vajragupta’s Sailing the Worldly Winds. The Buddha talked about being blown about by circumstances beyond our control, and described our usual and often ineffective strategies to try to shore ourselves up. He called these the Worldly Winds. 
 
Vajragupta explores these patterns of hanging on and being blown about. The key to a happier and wiser response, he says, is to acknowledge the fact of what is happening, and actively choose how...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Coming soon: 'Uncontrived Mindfulness' by Vajradevi

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 13 Mar, 2020 - 12:44

Coming soon: 'Uncontrived Mindfulness' by Vajradevi

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 13 Mar, 2020 - 12:44

In December Windhorse Publications announced the first six books we’ll be publishing in 2020, and we’re now delighted to announce the seventh, due for release in October: Uncontrived Mindfulness: ending suffering through attention, curiosity and wisdom by respected meditation teacher, Vajradevi.

The Buddha emphasized that happiness is found through understanding the mind rather than getting caught up in what we experience through the senses. This simple yet radical shift from our usual focus is key to a relaxed and natural – uncontrived – way of observing the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Director of Windhorse Publications

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 - 11:07

New Director of Windhorse Publications

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 - 11:07

Priyananda, who has been at the helm of Windhorse Publications for the past ten years, is stepping down as director in March. Windhorse Publications are the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order. They also publish on the whole range of the Buddhist tradition, investing in books by authors such as Anālayo, Vimalasara, Vaddhaka and many others to better communicate Buddhism clearly in the 21st century.

Dhammamegha,...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Windhorse Publications' review of the year

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 31 Dec, 2019 - 09:00

Windhorse Publications' review of the year

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 31 Dec, 2019 - 09:00

As 2019 rolls to a close, we thought we’d look back at Windhorse Publications’ highlights of the year, as well as looking ahead to 2020.

LOOKING BACK AT 2019

What we’ve published this year

This year we’ve released eight new titles, covering a wide range of themes and appealing to a broad readership, from the complete newcomer to Buddhism to the experienced practitioner:

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Announcing our new books for 2020

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 5 Dec, 2019 - 16:39

Announcing our new books for 2020

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 5 Dec, 2019 - 16:39

We’re thrilled to announce the first six of the new books we’ll be publishing in 2020. Three of them are now available for sponsorship.
Why sponsor a book?
Publishing in the 21st century is all about adapting to challenging conditions, with lower profits from online sales and increased competition from digital formats. At Windhorse Publications we are meeting this challenge, but we increasingly need start-up funding for a book’s production and marketing. You can help us by choosing to sponsor...

Triratna InHouse Publications
Triratna InHouse Publications

Amazing Lulu discounts - today ONLY 2/12/19

By lokabandhu on Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:51

Amazing Lulu discounts - today ONLY 2/12/19

By lokabandhu on Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:51

Many of Triratna InHouse’s best sellers are printed by Lulu - and TODAY ONLY (until midnight on 2/12 to be exact) they are offering a remarkable 30% off all titles!  Just quote code CYBERMONDAY30 at the checkout…  Included are the four volumes of the Dharma Training Course for Mitras, all 19 volumes of Sangharakshita’s seminars, the Puja Readings book, Buddhist Ceremonies in Many Languages, Crap, I’ve got Cancer, ...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Thanks to our intern, Gayathri

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:42

Thanks to our intern, Gayathri

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:42

Last month the team at Windhorse Publications had the pleasure of welcoming intern Gayathri Mahesh one day a week for four weeks. A graduate in Civil Engineering from Chennai, India, Gayathri has a passion for writing and is currently studying for an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University.

Gayathri achieved a lot in only four days. Her first task was to liaise with publishing director, Priyananda, to gather information about on-demand printing. This included arranging phone interviews...

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