Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 - 12:00
In late July, a GFR Mitra completed a 5 day ‘modern pilgrimage’, walking over 120 miles from Adhisthana to the Liverpool Buddhist Centre, in central Liverpool. Along the way, David Tyfield carried four heavy texts from the newly published Complete Works of Sangharakshita, and signed by Bhante himself at Adhisthana the day before setting off. Inspired by the great fabled pilgrimage of the 7th Century Chinese monk Xuanzang, mythologized in the Monkey Tales of...
Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 12:08
Val Cartei is a mitra training for ordination in Brighton, UK. She’s a published author in both English and Italian, now working with Triratna’s Translations Board. She is now looking for some volunteers to help her with translating some of Sangharakshita’s writings into Italian:-
She writes: “I am looking for Italian speaking volunteers with proofreading and editing skills to help me produce high-quality translations into Italian of Sangharakshita’s works. I have so far translated TheNoble Eightfold Path, Who is the Buddha?...
Following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Insight and Perspectives on Satipatthana, in this book, Anālayo provides inspiration and guidance to all meditators, of any tradition and any level of experience. Each of the twenty-four chapters concludes with suggestions to support meditative practice.
An eminently pragmatic discussion of how to put these teachings into practice. Anālayo has developed a simple and straightforward
In this FBA Dharmabyte, ‘Reflecting on Old Age and Death’, Sangharakshita takes us through a personal ramble through the history of letters and letter writing.
As usual the range of Sangharakshita’s reflections in this is hugely impressive - taking in late mediaeval and 18th century letter culture, provocative takes on Christianity, the Romantic poets and even the economy! It’s an education and a genuine, poignant pleasure to hear him evoke a vanishing art, pass on...
Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:27
Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. He writes from Adhisthana, UK:
“Coming to the end of June and having passed the summer solstice, summer has indeed been evident here at Adhisthana. Our rich clay soil is drying out and cracks are opening up in the flower beds here and there. The roses are at their peak and the occasional plant hasn’t made it through the hot dry days.
In the early half of June the Adhisthana resident...
What Meditation Is and What It Isn’t Often one of the first things one learns when one comes into contact with Buddhism - and sometimes even before that - is meditation. However, it is not always clear exactly what meditation is, or easy to articulate it! In the last 5 years of The Buddhist Centre Online there have...
Mindfully Facing Disease and Death by Analayo won a Nautilus Award in the category of ‘aging consciously’. Analayo’s book is a practical guide for those facing disease and death by helping them to access the ageless wisdom of the Buddha’s teaching. The Nautilus Award was established in the U.S. in 1998 is an annual award in the genre of social and environmental justice. Sadhu!
We are looking for a Communications Coordinator. The general objectives of this position are maintaining and developing digital and print marketing campaigns to increase sales of Windhorse books on the website, and maintaining and developing publicity campaigns, specifically with online and social media contacts, Triratna centre bookshops, the general press, Buddhist press, and the book trade.
Post: Communications Coordinator
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Responsible to: Publishing Director
Start date: June-July 2018
This position is based in Cambridge. If you are interested, please email priyananda.joseph [at] windhorsepublications.com for more information and an application pack.