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Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #5 Meditation for Transformation

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 - 16:51

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #5 Meditation for Transformation

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 - 16:51

The object of meditation is to transform oneself, not to have good meditations

Sangharakshita, Peace is a Fire

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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse Publications: Nautilus Award and New Books

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 15:47

Windhorse Publications: Nautilus Award and New Books

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 15:47

Here are some updates on what’s going on in Windhorse Publications.

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!

A new expanded edition of ...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Position Available at Windhorse Publications

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 22 May, 2018 - 09:59

Position Available at Windhorse Publications

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 22 May, 2018 - 09:59

Work with Triratna for the Dharma!

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.

The closing...

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

Position Available at Windhorse Publications

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 15:34

Position Available at Windhorse Publications

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 8 May, 2018 - 15:34

Work with Triratna for the Dharma!

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...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

New Volumes of 'Complete Works of Sangharakshita' Released

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:01

New Volumes of 'Complete Works of Sangharakshita' Released

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:01

Windhorse Publications have released four new volumes of the The Complete Works of Sangharakshita. A way to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Triratna Buddhist Order is to celebrate writings and teachings of the founder of the movement. The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time.

The newest four volumes include:

A Survey of Buddhism/The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path (Volume 1) Designed to be the very first volume...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Four New Volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:33

Four New Volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:33

As part of the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the Triratna Order, Windhorse Publications will release four new volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita in early April.

The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time. This collection represents the definitive edition of his life’s work as a Buddhist writer and teacher.

Launched in Oct, 2016 with Dr. Ambedkar...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Sponsors Wanted for Two New Upcoming Windhorse Publications

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:48

Sponsors Wanted for Two New Upcoming Windhorse Publications

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:48

Giulietta from Windhorse Publications writes: “We are looking forward to two new books coming out this summer - I’ll Meet You There by Shantigarbha and ​Satipatthāna Meditation: A Practice Guide by Bhikkhu Anālayo.  As we’re a small charity, we ask that you please consider sponsoring one or both to help us with publication costs. Those contributing sponsorships of £30 or more will receive the eBook and paperback upon publication.

I’ll Meet You There by Shantigarbha.

This is a beautifully written guide to how empathy and mindfulness help...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dharma library opens in Mexico

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 13:11

Dharma library opens in Mexico

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 13:11

The Cuernavaca Sangha in Mexico have worked together to create a library full of Dharma books and electronic resources, thanks to help from Future Dharma Fund.

The political situation in Mexico has led to much social inequality and many young people have never had the opportunity to use a library.  In response the Sangha have created the library as a place of inspiration and hope and a place where people can learn and exchange ideas. And the library isn’t just for the...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

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...

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