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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Out now: four new volumes of 'The Complete Works of Sangharakshita'

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 4 Apr, 2019 - 13:52

Out now: four new volumes of 'The Complete Works of Sangharakshita'

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 4 Apr, 2019 - 13:52

We’re delighted to announce the release of four new volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Volume 2 The Three Jewels I

The nine texts in this volume, written over a period of more than thirty years, show Sangharakshita’s unfolding insight into the significance of going for refuge to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

Volume 4 The Bodhisattva Ideal

An exploration of one of Buddhism’s most sublime teachings: the ideal of the Bodhisattva, who vows to attain enlightenment for the sake of all beings.

Volume 13 Eastern and Western Traditions

In this...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Complete Works Retreat Podcast

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Jan, 2016 - 19:43

Satyalila reporting from an inspiring retreat at Adhisthana in the UK for a group of volunteers who came together to help Vidyadevi and Kalyanaprabha with editorial work on the first two of the twenty-seven volumes that will make up the entire Complete Works of Sangharakshita. And to to collectively dedicate their efforts - spiritual and practical. 

We hear about some of what’s involved - from the intricacies of critical diacritics in Pali and Sanskrit terms, to the considerable detective...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 9

By Abhayamaitri on Wed, 19 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

In this final talk from the Croydon series, Ratnachuda shares how Bhante’s teachings have influenced his life. Thank you to all the speakers of these rich and varied talks, given in celebration of Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday.

Yes, here it is one more time….! :-)

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 8

By Abhayamaitri on Tue, 18 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Today we hear from Suryagupta, in a lively and engaging talk about how she has been inspired by Sangharakshita.

Just 4 days to go…and less than £10,000 to raise.

Given already? Why not give a little more?! :-)

Donate now to give the gift of the Dharma.

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 7

By Abhayamaitri on Mon, 17 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Dayapakshini shares how Bhante’s teachings have influenced her life, together with quotes from his work, in particular the Bodhisattva Ideal. This talk was given as the first in the series to celebrate Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday at the Croydon Buddhist Centre.

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

'Secret Wings' by Sangharakshita

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 20:58

We cry that we are weak although
We will not stir our secret wings;
The world is dark – because we are
Blind to the starriness of things.

We pluck our rainbow-tinted plumes
And with their heaven-born beauty try
To fledge nocturnal shafts, and then
Complain ‘Alas! we cannot fly!’

We mutter ‘All is dust’ or else
With mocking words accost the wise:
‘Show us the Sun which...

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 6

By Abhayamaitri on Sun, 16 Aug, 2015 - 05:00

Today we hear from Dhammadinna about her long friendship with Sangharakshita, and the effect this has had on her life.

Just six days to go…

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita, His Life and Work 5

By Abhayamaitri on Sat, 15 Aug, 2015 - 06:19

Manjuvajra talks about his personal friendship with Sangharakshita, and shares some of his memories of Bhante from their travels around the United States together in the 1990s. You can hear more from Manjuvajra at the forthcoming Order Event, in celebration of Bhante’s 90th birthday.

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

17 Reasons Not to Give to Sangharakshita's Complete Works...

By Amalavajra on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 21:52

…and 17 responses from one of Bhante’s two editors, Kalyanaprabha.

Persuaded? You know the link by now…https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th

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