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More Free Time!

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 May, 2019 - 14:44

More Free Time!

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 May, 2019 - 14:44

Recently TBCO featured Helen Lewis of Windhorse Publications interviewing Vajragupta about his new book, Free Time! From Clock-watching to Free-flowing – a Buddhist Guide. Here Vajragupta reveals more about the book… and about the mystery of time.

Your new book is now available from Windhorse Publications, and it is about Buddhism and time, and our relationship with time… can you say more?
As we know, the Buddha said that experience is shaped by mind; we become...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Podcast - Vidyadevi on 'The Complete Works of Sangharakshita'

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 - 13:50

There’s something about coming at it all fresh and trying to see the patterns in it and bring it together in its different ‘baskets’…

Vidyadevi is an editor of ‘The Complete Works of Sangharakshita’ which aims to be the definitive edition of Sangharakshita’s life’s work as a Buddhist writer and teacher.

In this conversation she talks about the various different people who are involved in making this project happen, its significance, what it’s like working on it now that Sangharakshita has died, and her...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Coming soon: ‘The Dark Side of the Mirror’ by David Brazier

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 - 15:44

Coming soon: ‘The Dark Side of the Mirror’ by David Brazier

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 - 15:44

There are just three weeks to go before the publication of our latest book, The Dark Side of the Mirror: forgetting the self in Dōgen’s Genjō Kōan, by respected Buddhist teacher and author David Brazier.

Genjō Kōan is the most important chapter in Zen master Dōgen’s principal major work, the Shōbōgenzō. Although Genjō Kōan is familiar to Buddhists both east and west, it is still not well understood. This new translation and commentary draws back the curtain revealing the deeper meaning of the text in language that...

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Read Samples of Upcoming Windhorse Publications

Read Samples of Upcoming Windhorse Publications

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 - 12:27

Windhorse Publications have a number of new books in the pipeline for 2019 - from the next four volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita to books by Vajragupta, Paramananda, Anālayo and David Brazier.   

Read more about Windhorse Publications in 2019 

Some good news: You can now read the forewords of the next four volumes of the Complete Works (which will be published and sent to subscribers in April 2019) online!

  • Vol 2: The Three Jewels I 
  • ...
Triratna Centre Managers
Triratna Centre Managers

Bhante's Seminars - now in 16 handsome volumes!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 16 Dec, 2018 - 23:14

Bhante's Seminars - now in 16 handsome volumes!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 16 Dec, 2018 - 23:14

Dear Centre Managers,

Since Bhante died around a month ago I have wanted to do something to mark his passing and to actively contribute to our wonderful Order and Community going forwards.  This impulse, together with a few late nights, has manifested in a new collection of 16 substantial volumes, all available via lulu.com: his Collected Seminars! You can find them very easily by going to lulu.com and...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Did you know we offer What is the Dharma? The Essential Teachings of the Buddha by Sangharakshita as a free eBook? Simply add it to your cart and check out. Our eBooks are compatible with popular eReaders – find out more about our formats here.

What is the Dharma?

To walk in the footsteps of the Buddha we need a clear and thorough guide to the essential principles of Buddhism. Whether we have just begun our journey or are a practitioner with...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Windhorse Publications Books Featured in Parabola, Vajra Bell and the Spiritual Media Blog

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 - 11:56

Windhorse Publications Books Featured in Parabola, Vajra Bell and the Spiritual Media Blog

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 - 11:56

Quite a number of Windhorse Publications’ books have been featuring recently in a variety of different magazines and blogs!

Firstly, you can find a chapter of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature by Vajragupta in the Fall 2018 edition of Parabola magazine, ’The Journey Home’.  

“Each time I dive deeper into the wilderness I can feel that green fire burning through me. Within me and without, I can sense the intense aliveness of life. But then I have to go back...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Bhante's Wish - Support The Complete Works

By Jai Teather on Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 14:59

Bhante's Wish - Support The Complete Works

By Jai Teather on Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 14:59

Granting Bhante’s Wish

Windhorse Publishing is raising £90,000 to ensure the completion of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works.

At last Sunday’s order weekend, Maitreyabandhu asked everyone to give £250. This raised 20,000 in pledges from 75 people, an average of over £250 each.

Together we can do this, let’s keep that momentum going. £21,700 has been raised so far, with pledges being fulfilled daily, please visit the following link and give generously.

Give to the Complete Works fund...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Bhante's Wish

By Jai Teather on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 17:59

Bhante's Wish

By Jai Teather on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 17:59

Granting Bhante’s Wish

Windhorse Publishing is raising £90,000 to ensure the completion of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works.

At last Sunday’s order weekend, Maitreyabandhu asked everyone to give £250. This raised 20,000 in pledges from 75 people, an average of over £250 each.

Together we can do this, let’s keep that momentum going. £21,700 has been raised so far, with pledges being fulfilled daily, please visit the following link and give generously.

Give to the Complete Works fund...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Journey to the North West: A Modern Pilgrimage

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 6 Sep, 2018 - 12:00

Journey to the North West: A Modern Pilgrimage

By Sadayasihi 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...

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