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Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist way through the ups and downs of life

By jvalamalini on Sat, 11 Aug, 2012 - 00:35

Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist way through the ups and downs of life

By jvalamalini on Sat, 11 Aug, 2012 - 00:35‘Sailing the Worldy Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life’ by Vajragupta. Windhorse Publications, 2011.

This little gem of a book is well worth reading. It is tardis-like: it looks little but synthesises a lot of material. Vajragupta initially introduces the eight worldly winds quite simply, then explores them through Dharma practice, meditation and looking more deeply at the winds in the light of ‘pratitya-samutpada’ or conditioned co-production. He challenges the views and beliefs of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New history of Triratna published in Spanish: ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’, by Vajragupta

By lokabandhu on Sat, 16 Jun, 2012 - 11:24

New history of Triratna published in Spanish: ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’, by Vajragupta

By lokabandhu on Sat, 16 Jun, 2012 - 11:24Dharmakirti writes from Triratna’s Buddhist Centre in Valencia, Spain, with news of the newly-published Spanish translation of one of Triratna’s best-selling publications: ‘The Triratna Story: Behind the Scenes of a New Buddhist Movement’ by Vajragupta. It’s now available as the ‘Comunidad Budista Triratna: una historia’.

He says - “We are delighted to finally have this long-awaited book available in Spanish. The publication was made possible thanks to funds from Libros Budistas (our Spanish book distribution...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Triratna Story by Vajragupta

The Triratna Story by Vajragupta

By Candradasa on Mon, 23 Apr, 2012 - 21:43“This is a courageous and important book. Written by a serious adherent, and commissioned by the Triratna Community itself, it defies all expectations to tell the brilliant, troubled, and inspiring history of this unique Western Buddhist movement with a thoroughness and honesty that, frankly, would not have been possible had it been written by an outsider. This is a valuable and instructive text for anyone interested in looking beyond the idealism of the Buddhist teachings to what actually happens when...

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