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Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Vajragupta is ordained within the Triratna Buddhist movement, and the author of a couple of our bestsellers. Sailing the Worldly Winds and Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life provide clear introductions and guidance to incorporating meditation and Buddhist practices into daily life. Vajragupta also wrote The Triratna Story, which provides perspectives on the Triratna Buddhist movement from its beginnings in the 1970s to the modern day.

Vajragupta is currently working on two books – Wild Awake, which we will publish...

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Windhorse Publications

Mindful Emotion Reviews Are Positive

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 - 11:29

Mindful Emotion Reviews Are Positive

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 - 11:29

Dr. Paramabandhu Groves has been busy touring UK and Ireland Triratna Buddhist Centres from Brighton to Glasgow to Dublin. He has been giving talks and leading meditations in kindness. Windhorse Publications published his book, co-authored with psychologist Dr. Jed Shamel, Mindful Emotion: A Short Course in Kindness in March this year. So far, reviews have been glowing.

Sarah Bargiela reports in the Journal of Mental Health:

“In...

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Windhorse Publications

Mindful Emotion - A New Book On Kindness

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 11 May, 2017 - 12:07

Mindful Emotion - A New Book On Kindness

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 11 May, 2017 - 12:07

We have released Mindful Emotion: A Short Course in Kindness just ahead of a prediction reported in The Bookseller - the UK’s publishing-trade magazine - that the next trending lifestyle attitude after lagom and hygge is . . . kindness.

The book draws on Kindness Behaviour Training and offers reflections and exercises to bring more kindness into our daily lives.

Mindful Emotion by Drs Paramabandhu Groves and Jed Shamel has been hailed by quite a few voices in the field:

A variety of secular-based mindfulness meditation instructions and thoughtful exercises support this process of creating...

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Windhorse Publications

Windhorse Publications News: Now Carrying – Other Than Mother

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 27 Feb, 2017 - 15:18

Windhorse Publications News: Now Carrying – Other Than Mother

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 27 Feb, 2017 - 15:18

We are pleased to announce that we are carrying a new book published by Earth Books. It is available from our website and BookSource: Other Than Mother: Choosing Childlessness with Life in Mind by Kamalamani.

Any woman considering whether or not to become a mother will find invaluable support in this book. Kamalamani explores the issues which face us, both from her own vivid and personal experiences, her Buddhist practice, her heartfelt concern for the future of our...

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Windhorse Publications

Priyananda Introduces Mindfully Facing Disease and Death

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 29 Nov, 2016 - 13:02

Priyananda Introduces Mindfully Facing Disease and Death

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 29 Nov, 2016 - 13:02

Mindfully Facing Disease and Death, Bhikkhu Anālayo’s newest book, has been out for over a month, and is selling steadily. Our Publishing Director, Priyananda, explores the highlights/importance of this book in this 5-minute video, also an audio track on Soundcloud.

Priyananda Introduces Mindfully Facing Disease and Death by Bhikkhu Anālayo from Windhorse Publications on Vimeo.

Bhikkhu Anālayo was ordained in 1995 in Sri Lanka and completed a PhD on the...

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Dr Ambedkar anniversary and the launch of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 - 16:13

Dr Ambedkar anniversary and the launch of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 - 16:13

Sangharakshita turned 91 on 26 August this year. This greatly respected teacher has left a legacy of wise and clearly written (and spoken) work introducing and going deeper into the Dharma. His books include such classics as The Bodhisattva Ideal, A Guide to the Buddhist Path and The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path. His writings go far to clarify the practices for the Buddhist order he founded, the Triratna Order, which is worldwide, and adaptable to very different countries, as seen...

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Newest Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo on Disease and Death

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 30 Aug, 2016 - 16:18

Newest Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo on Disease and Death

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 30 Aug, 2016 - 16:18

Mindfully Facing Disease and Death, a new book by Bhikkhu Anālayo, with a beautiful cover by Dhammarati, provides a practical guide for those facing disease and death by helping them to access the ageless wisdom of the Buddha’s teaching. We are on track and Mindfully Facing Disease and Death will be published in October this year. Jon Kabat-Zinn describes it beautifully in his Foreword:

This book is an invitation to systematically deepen our own lived understanding of mindfulness in relationship to...

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Windhorse Publications

Sponsor our Two New Titles

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 23 May, 2016 - 16:17

Sponsor our Two New Titles

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 23 May, 2016 - 16:17

We continue to have success with our sponsorship campaigns in 2015 and 2016 – thank you to all who have sponsored a book. Here are two new books, both due to be published in late 2016. Please consider sponsoring one or both.

Mindful Emotion: a short course in kindness – by Dr Paramabandhu Groves and Dr Jed Shamel. Drawing on their clinical experience as well as their Buddhist practice, the authors have developed an eight-week practical course...

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Windhorse Publications

A New Title and New Website

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 31 Mar, 2016 - 12:01

A New Title and New Website

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 31 Mar, 2016 - 12:01

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website at www.windhorsepublications.com. After one year of hard work, our Web Developer Akasapriya has done a sterling job of producing a site that is both easier to use and pleasing to look at.

The launch of our website coincides with the release of our newest title, Great Faith, Great Wisdom, by Ratnaguna and Śraddhāpa. We love the cover by Dhammarati, which is based on a folding screen attributed to...