Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Magic of Meditation with Kamalashila (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 434)

By Centre Team on Fri, 9 Dec, 2022 - 22:22

Welcome to a new season of the podcast! ❤️

Since the 1970s Kamalashila has been exploring meditation and, as an author and teacher in the Triratna Buddhist Order, shaping our understanding of meditation in all its practical magic and mystery. 

These days he spends much of his time at home in rural England, leading in-depth meditation retreats online for members of the Order. Join us in his garden amongst the summer birds and wildflowers of Suffolk for a conversation about how sadhana – a...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode and winter sale

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 - 11:00

New podcast episode and winter sale

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 23 Nov, 2022 - 11:00

In this blog post we’re pleased to announce our latest podcast episode and our Winter Sale, in which we’re offering 40% off selected books for three days only.

New podcast episode with Satyadasa

In our latest podcast episode, Dhammamegha talks with Satyadasa about his wonderful memoir The Sound of One Hand, which is a tender account of one person’s ‘Dharma life’. What does it look like to live a contemporary Buddhist life, with a strong response to the Buddha’s teachings, as well as ambition,...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode: A Buddhist guide to digital life

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 11:15

New podcast episode: A Buddhist guide to digital life

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 11:15

A lot of life is spent online these days. It is the medium for news, entertainment, work, debate and perspective, music, keeping up with friends, dating, and, for some, pornography.

In our latest podcast episode, Dhammamegha speaks with new author Prajnaketu about his upcoming book Cyberloka: A Buddhist guide to digital life. Prajnaketu wants to open up ways of thinking and talking about our digital lives that draw on the teachings of the Buddha. 

We talk about hyper-availability and how to go mindfully into our...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode with Vimalasara

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 13 Sep, 2022 - 16:34

New podcast episode with Vimalasara

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 13 Sep, 2022 - 16:34

Read on to find out about our latest podcast episode, a new addition to the books available on our website, and a chance to catch up with our latest book launch.

New podcast episode with Vimalasara
It’s always good news when one of our books starts selling well. But in this case, the popularity of Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction points to the rise of compulsive and addictive behaviour and thought over lockdown and beyond. Dhammamegha...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode featuring Nagapriya

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Aug, 2022 - 10:30

New podcast episode featuring Nagapriya

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 10 Aug, 2022 - 10:30

We’re delighted to announce the latest episode in our podcast. Dhammamegha interviews Nagapriya, author of The Promise of a Sacred World: Shinran’s Teaching of Other Power, which we will be publishing in a few weeks.

Nagapriya encountered the writings of the Japanese Pure Land teacher Shinran at a point of crisis in his own spiritual life. Shinran and his teaching of Other Power opened a different way of thinking about enlightenment and a life in the Dharma.

Listen to the new podcast episode on ...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

News from Windhorse Publications

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 7 Jul, 2022 - 16:00

News from Windhorse Publications

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 7 Jul, 2022 - 16:00

We’re pleased to announce a new podcast episode and our plans for Buddhafield.

NEW PODCAST EPISODE

In February this year, we published a memoir by a man diagnosed with life-threatening prostate cancer. That man is Devamitra, and his book, Entertaining Cancer, covers his remarkable story of working with his mind through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

In this podcast episode Dhammamegha interviews Devamitra to learn more about the man behind the cancer journey, and finds out what conditioned his strength of character, and...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Beauty, Love and the Dharma Life

By Zac on Sat, 2 Jul, 2022 - 06:00

The Life of the Buddha

In this talk, Padmavajra explores the themes of beauty and love in the story of the life of the Buddha. He looks at the importance of nature, the arts, ethics, meditation and friendship in the journey to becoming one with Beauty.

This talk was given at the Mid-Essex Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Love and Rage - Bodhilila with Lama Rod Owens (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 433)

By Centre Team on Fri, 10 Jun, 2022 - 00:33

In this final episode of the current season of the podcast, Bodhilila, Chair of the West London Buddhist Centre, is in conversation with Lama Rod Owens, bestselling author of ‘Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation Through Anger’

Their exchange weaves across a number key Dharma threads, beginning with a sense of how being in the body can be a way to step out of systems that stop us reaching our full potential as human beings; a...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Vidyamala, OBE! - A Platinum Jubilee Honour for Breathworks (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 432)

By Centre Team on Sat, 4 Jun, 2022 - 09:19

We’re on the road this week with a festive episode of the podcast to celebrate Vidyamala: the extraordinary inspiration behind Breathworks who has just been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List. She has been honoured for her Services to Wellbeing and Pain Management as Co-founder of Breathworks, an organisation which teaches mindfulness-based approaches to people coping with pain, illness and stress.

In a riot of birdsong, on...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New podcast episode

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 1 Jun, 2022 - 14:20

New podcast episode

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 1 Jun, 2022 - 14:20

We’re delighted to announce the release of Episode 2 of the Windhorse Publications Podcast. Dhammamegha and Bhikkhu Anālayo continue their conversation, turning to the crucial question of the place of mindfulness of others in meditation, the importance of sanghaor community, and the relationship between what happens on the cushion and our ways of being in the world. 

Getting closer to some of our collective challenges, Bhikkhu Anālayo talks about climate change and the Six Element Practice. We then move onto Bhikkhu Anālayo’s...

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