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

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Tue, 20 Nov, 2018 - 11:56

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

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights 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...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Fulfilling Bhante's Wish

Posted by Sadayasihi to Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 - 10:52

Fulfilling Bhante's Wish

Posted by Sadayasihi to Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Thu, 1 Nov, 2018 - 10:52

If you would like to express your gratitude for Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita’s life you could give to a project which we know was very dear to Bhante’s heart and currently faces a funding crisis: the editing and publication of his Complete Works.

Bhante Sangharakshita’s wish was to see “a complete, uniform edition” of all his writings, published and unpublished. 

Many people’s generous gifts for Bhante’s 90th birthday began to fulfil this wish with the...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #8 Wisdom Beyond Words

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 - 15:30

“The culmination of wisdom is freedom from all views. You have nothing to say. When all the answers are in your being, you have no need to keep them in your head.” - Sangharakshita (Seminar on The Door of Liberation)

The goal of Buddhism is the attainment of Enlightenment - but what is Enlightenment? One way of describing it is seeing the true nature of reality and living in accordance with that vision. An Enlightened being is free...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Windhorse Publications Releases 'Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide'

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 - 14:56

Windhorse Publications Releases 'Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide'

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 3 Aug, 2018 - 14:56

Windhorse Publications have now released Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide by Buddhist meditator, scholar, and award-winning author, Bhikkhu Anālayo. 

Following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Insight and Perspectives on Satipatthana, in this book, Anālayo provides inspiration and guidance to all meditators, of any tradition and any level of experience. Each of the twenty-four chapters concludes with suggestions to support meditative practice.

An eminently pragmatic discussion of how to put these teachings into practice. Anālayo has developed a simple and straightforward

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Buddhist Centre Features
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 ...

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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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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...

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