Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Out now: 'Entertaining Cancer'

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 - 11:29

Out now: 'Entertaining Cancer'

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 - 11:29

We’re delighted to let you know that Devamitra’s keenly anticipated new memoir, Entertaining Cancer, has now been published. It’s our first worldwide release, available from the UK and the US at the same time. 

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In Entertaining Cancer Devamitra describes the discomforts and indignities of being treated for prostate cancer. He also draws on the deep well of his Buddhist practice to...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 11 Jan, 2022 - 11:45

Pre-order ‘Entertaining Cancer’ now!

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 11 Jan, 2022 - 11:45

We’ll be publishing Devamitra’s wonderful new memoir, Entertaining Cancer, in just a few weeks’ time. We’re making Entertaining Cancer available for pre-order now, so you can get your copy as soon as it’s released.

In Entertaining Cancer Devamitra describes the discomforts and indignities of being treated for prostate cancer. He also draws on the deep well of his Buddhist practice to work with his mind and meet fear, uncertainty and frailty with resolve. It is an entertaining read, full of wit and...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Introducing ‘Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way’

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

Introducing ‘Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way’

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

We’re delighted to introduce Entertaining Cancer: The Buddhist Way. We’ll be publishing this wonderful new book by Devamitra in February 2022. 

In Entertaining Cancer, Devamitra chronicles his years of treatment for prostate cancer. He describes the fatigue, the heightened sense of being alive, and the discomforts and indignities of treatment. He also draws on the deep well of his Buddhist practice to work with his mind and meet fear, uncertainty and frailty with resolve. It is an entertaining read, full of humour, wit and fantastically funny dialogue.

It costs several...

Triratna InHouse Publications
Triratna InHouse Publications

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

30% off many InHouse publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 08:47

Many of Triratna InHouse’s best sellers are printed by Lulu - and for THREE DAYS ONLY (until midnight EST on 30/11 to be exact) they are offering a most delightful 30% off all titles!  Just quote code BFCM30 at the checkout…

Included are the four volumes of the Dharma Training Course for Mitras, all 17 volumes of Sangharakshita’s lectures and seminars, the Puja Readings book, Buddhist Ceremonies in Many LanguagesCrap, I’ve got Cancer (Suvarnaprabha’s moving - and very funny - reflections...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Can-Can Cancer Dancer — Interview with Devamitra

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:56

Can-Can Cancer Dancer — Interview with Devamitra

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:56

Last summer Charlotte Lawes, a mitra at the LBC, interviewed Devamitra about his ongoing experiences of living with cancer.  Devamitra has been writing a blog called ‘Can Can Cancer Dancer’ initially to ensure that he did not lose touch with a valuable opportunity for Dharmic reflection, but also so that others might benefit from hearing about his experiences.

The interview touches on the themes of beauty,  solitude and Devamitra’s thoughts on the future.

You can also read an article Charlotte wrote in May, ...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Dharmacharini Mokshapushpa

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Oct, 2014 - 12:54

Dharmacharini Mokshapushpa

By Munisha on Wed, 29 Oct, 2014 - 12:54With sadness we announce the death of Dharmacharini Mokshapushpa, who died in the evening of Monday 27th October, in a hospice. Her last hours were spent with her brother, a good friend and Suchitta, her private preceptor.

Mokshapushpa, who was 63 and lived in Hereford, UK, had been suffering with an aggressive form of cancer for several months and had been facing her death with courage and grace. She was ordained on the first day of the European...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16Just over a year ago, our friend Suvarnaprabha passed away in the company of her friends from the San Francisco Buddhist Center. Some readers may recall our coverage of Suvarnaprabha’s last few months in which she generously shared much of her process of dying as a way to encourage people to meet their own mortality in the light of the Dharma.

Suvarnaprabha kept a great blog to document the ups and downs of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Rejoicing in Pramodana

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Oct, 2013 - 00:21

Rejoicing in Pramodana

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Oct, 2013 - 00:21Aparajita writes:

As many of you know, Pramodana (Blackburn, UK) is terminally ill with cancer and has a prognosis of months. To help him share his experience with the Order, and for the Order to support him, a website/blog has been set up: www.pramodana.net.

Please visit the site for the latest news of his situation, and to share your memories and rejoicings. We are hoping it will grow into a rich resource that will reflect...

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