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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Transformative New Books in 2019

By Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

Transformative New Books in 2019

By Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

We have exciting news.

Our production team, led by Michelle, has been hard at work on four meaningful new books for 2019. These books focus on inner reflection and transformation.

If you feel these books are important to you and the world, please consider sponsoring a book. It is a difficult time for independent publishers to stay afloat. Help and support from our readers goes a long way.

Meet our upcoming books:

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Windhorse Publications Books Featured in Parabola, Vajra Bell and the Spiritual Media Blog

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 - 11:56

Windhorse Publications Books Featured in Parabola, Vajra Bell and the Spiritual Media Blog

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 - 11:56

Quite a number of Windhorse Publications’ books have been featuring recently in a variety of different magazines and blogs!

Firstly, you can find a chapter of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature by Vajragupta in the Fall 2018 edition of Parabola magazine, ’The Journey Home’.  

“Each time I dive deeper into the wilderness I can feel that green fire burning through me. Within me and without, I can sense the intense aliveness of life. But then I have to go back...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

Tejakula men’s summer Karuna appeal check in for the last time…
0.46 Declan
1.33 Vajragupta
2.08 Chris
3.37 Ramesh
5.35 Kusaladevi
6.50 Mike
8.00 Prajnaketu

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

‘Being ourselves but not for ourselves’

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 16 Aug, 2018 - 10:30

Vajragupta and Prajnaketu in conversation on Karuna appeals as a unique context for Dharma practice - sitting in the gap, getting immediate feedback door-to-door, moving towards difficulties, getting ourselves out of the way to make something beyond us possible…

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Windhorse Publications have announced the public release of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature which is now available as a paperback or an eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. The book will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe,  as the book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June.

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

We now announce the public release! Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature is available for worldwide purchase from our website as paperback or eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe.  

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

Sangha night, Tuesday 28th June, 7:30-9:45

‘The Worldly Winds, the Buddha, and Me’

As Buddhist Action Month 2016 comes to an end, the president of Cardiff Buddhist Centre, Vajragupta will be visiting for an evening of reflection, meditation and devotion for Sangha night on Tuesday 28th June.

Looking around right now, the worldly winds seem to be blowing at gale force. How can we possibly change the world for the better? This talk will look at how your Buddhist practice, ordinary and imperfect though it might...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Cardiff Buddhist Centre - Buddhist Action Month

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 19:45

Cardiff Buddhist Centre - Buddhist Action Month

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 19:45

For June the Cardiff sangha will be holding a series of events to support Buddhist Action Month 2016.  There will be talks and activities to focus our hearts and minds on caring for others. 

Tues 31st May - ‘Proceeding as though you are necessary’ - Launch of BAM 2016 at Cardiff Buddhist Centre - led by Bec

Tues 7th June – ‘Altruism in the Spiritual Life’ - led by Lynda

Tues 14th June  -  ‘The Journey of Metta’ - led by Medi and Matt

Tues 21st June -  ‘An Evening of...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser writes with further ideas for looking at your relationship to money.

“The third Buddhist precept is ‘with stillness, simplicity and contentment I purify my body.’ So:

  • Meditate every day for the rest of June to gain the stillness and clarity to know what matters to you. Committing to a regular slot, eg 20 minutes first thing each morning, helps to actually do this. Try this led meditation.
  • Sit comfortably and do nothing more than watch the birds or clouds, or drink a
  • ...
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 31 Jan, 2015 - 13:02

Vajraguptā on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 31 Jan, 2015 - 13:02The fifth and final in our series of short Dharma talks by Vajraguptā. Here she talks briefly about why she is drawn to Dilgo Khyentse, one of Sangharakshita’s own teachers, and how important he is to her as a teacher.

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