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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...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Letting Go of What Isn't There

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 11:30

This FBA Podcast, ‘Letting Go of What Isn’t There’ is a gentle and insightful talk by Dhammarati on the Anapanasati Sutta given at the LBC’s Dharma Day festival on July 12th 2009.

Subscribe to the FBA Podcast

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

Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38

Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38

We’d like to share some moving words from a group of readers we have had for years now. On request, our Publishing Controller Michelle sends free Windhorse Publications books and written replies to prisoners. The gratitude with which they receive them is touching. These books and letters enhance their lives, and in a place where there is a lot of time for reflection, they can find greater self awareness and understanding through the Dharma.

Individuals send letters of...

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What...

‘Everything of worth is defenceless’ - Arthakusalin

Posted by sanghadhara to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 10:27

‘Everything of worth is defenceless’ - Arthakusalin

Posted by sanghadhara to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 10:27

A poetic and uncompromising talk on the value of the Dharma jewel given on the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana, 26 August 2017

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What...

Everything of Worth Is Defenceless by Arthakusalin

Posted by upekshapriya to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 15:37

Arthakusalin gave a poetic and uncompromising talk on the value of the Dharma jewel on the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana.

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

NNBY National Convention

Posted by JoCross80 to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 15 Aug, 2017 - 16:58

Hi All,


I am fundraising for the NNBY (NATIONAL NETWORK OF BUDDHIST YOUTH) for their 11th National Convention.
(A note from Uttam: This year 2017, NNBY is celebrating its 11th National Convention first time in Siyana, Uttar Pradesh, since its first convention which was held on 25th Dec 2007. In this 11th National Convention, we are expecting about 500 of NNBY youths and leaders from different parts of India. So, to make...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Ratnaprabha's re-rendering of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 14:32

Ratnaprabha's re-rendering of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Community Highlights on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 14:32

Marking Dharma Day, the anniversary of the Buddha’s first teaching - the Turning of the Wheel of the Dharma - Ratnaprabha has re-rendered this very previous sutta. 

Ratnaprabha has an excellent blog and and this latest English addition of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, posted a few days ago, has already attracted positive comments on social media:

“Thanks Ratnaprabha, marvellous how you render such meaningful yet everyday English from the bare bones.” Vajrapriya

“Thank you. This translation is direct and down to earth and avoids any hint of...

Buddhist Action Month 2018
Buddhist Action Month 2018

Chester Buddhist Action Month - June 2017

Posted by prashrabdhi to Buddhist Action Month 2018 on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:25

Chester Buddhist Action Month - June 2017

Posted by prashrabdhi to Buddhist Action Month 2018 on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:25

We will be holding discussions around topics that are close to the heart of our Sangha, including - anti-fracking, food bank, the Metta Bhavana for those who hate …..

Our discussions will lead to action.  Powered by metta.

All Buddhists are welcome to join us (and non-Buddhists too!)

Our main meditation practice for the month will be the Metta Bhavana.

All welcome.   www.triratna-at-chester.org...

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