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...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Introducing 'I Hear Her Words'

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 16 Dec, 2020 - 16:00

Introducing 'I Hear Her Words'

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 16 Dec, 2020 - 16:00

We’re delighted to announce that in May we’ll be publishing I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett.  

Core Buddhist doctrines and ethical formulations provide no justification for the notion that women are inferior to men. However, Buddhism was born and took root in ancient and medieval societies that held traditional views of women. In this way, social and cultural norms positioning women as inferior to men found their way into Buddhist tradition and some Buddhist texts. As...