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Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #5 Meditation for Transformation

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 - 16:51

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #5 Meditation for Transformation

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Thu, 14 Jun, 2018 - 16:51

The object of meditation is to transform oneself, not to have good meditations

Sangharakshita, Peace is a Fire

What Meditation Is and What It Isn’t
Often one of the first things one learns when one comes into contact with Buddhism - and sometimes even before that - is meditation. However, it is not always clear exactly what meditation is, or easy to articulate it! In the last 5 years of The Buddhist Centre Online there have...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse Publications: Nautilus Award and New Books

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 15:47

Windhorse Publications: Nautilus Award and New Books

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 15:47

Here are some updates on what’s going on in Windhorse Publications.

Mindfully Facing Disease and Death by Analayo won a Nautilus Award in the category of ‘aging consciously’.  Analayo’s book is a practical guide for those facing disease and death by helping them to access the ageless wisdom of the Buddha’s teaching. The Nautilus Award was established in the U.S. in 1998 is an annual award in the genre of social and environmental justice. Sadhu!

A new expanded edition of ...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

New Volumes of 'Complete Works of Sangharakshita' Released

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:01

New Volumes of 'Complete Works of Sangharakshita' Released

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:01

Windhorse Publications have released four new volumes of the The Complete Works of Sangharakshita. A way to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Triratna Buddhist Order is to celebrate writings and teachings of the founder of the movement. The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time.

The newest four volumes include:

A Survey of Buddhism/The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path (Volume 1) Designed to be the very first volume...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Four New Volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:33

Four New Volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:33

As part of the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the Triratna Order, Windhorse Publications will release four new volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita in early April.

The Complete Works include all previously published work by Sangharakshita, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time. This collection represents the definitive edition of his life’s work as a Buddhist writer and teacher.

Launched in Oct, 2016 with Dr. Ambedkar...

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Sponsors Wanted for Two New Upcoming Windhorse Publications

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:48

Sponsors Wanted for Two New Upcoming Windhorse Publications

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:48

Giulietta from Windhorse Publications writes: “We are looking forward to two new books coming out this summer - I’ll Meet You There by Shantigarbha and ​Satipatthāna Meditation: A Practice Guide by Bhikkhu Anālayo.  As we’re a small charity, we ask that you please consider sponsoring one or both to help us with publication costs. Those contributing sponsorships of £30 or more will receive the eBook and paperback upon publication.

I’ll Meet You There by Shantigarbha.

This is a beautifully written guide to how empathy and mindfulness help...

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Community Highlights

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

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

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

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights 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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse: free books for prisons

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 - 12:29

Windhorse: free books for prisons

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 7 Dec, 2017 - 12:29

Giulietta Spudich writes from Triratna publishers Windhorse Publications with news of their work with prisons.

“Recently, we wrote on our blog regarding Windhorse Publications’ efforts to send Dharma books to prisoners. In response, we received this warm message: 

“Just a quick note to let you know how delighted and impressed I am with your generosity towards prisoners. I am Buddhist prison chaplain at HMPs Elmley and Standford Hill, and cover for Maidstone, Rochester and Swaleside....

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Windhorse Publications is looking for a Customer Service Assistant

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 14:45

Windhorse Publications is looking for a Customer Service Assistant

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 14:45

Love Buddhist Books and helping others? We are looking for a customer service assistant – this is a freelance position, including remote work. We’re hoping to find someone who can come to Cambridge once a month to meet with the team in office. If you are interested, the job description follows …

Background. Over 2016 and 2017 at Windhorse Publications we have expanded our online sales. We now have more sales and interactions on our website and have more turnover, having launched...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Vidyadevi and the Complete Works

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 23:47

Vidyadevi and the Complete Works

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 23:47

Our video today is Vidyadevi’s beautiful talk, ‘Beyond Us, Yet Ourselves’ about her work as editor of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works, given in Adhisthana’s Sangharakshita Library on the Triratna 50th anniversary weekend. (Audio below.)

Giulietta Spudich writes from Windhorse Publications to update us on the the Complete Works project.

“The project was launched successfully last October with four volumes published so far. These volumes include previously out of print material such as What is the Sangha? and never-before published...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Looking Ahead to 2017

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Fri, 27 Jan, 2017 - 15:39

Looking Ahead to 2017

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Fri, 27 Jan, 2017 - 15:39

We hope you had a good start to the year.  We at Windhorse Publications would like to let you know what’s coming up in the first half of the year.  Three new volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita will be launched in March, and a new book, Mindful Emotion, by Drs Paramabandhu Groves and Jed Shamel will be available from May.

The Complete Works of Sangharakshita: Three new volumes (in hardback, paperback and eBook formats) will be released in March.  Subscribers...

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