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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...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Dr Ambedkar and Sangharakshita: Bringing Buddhism back to India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 14 Oct, 2016 - 13:32

Dr Ambedkar and Sangharakshita: Bringing Buddhism back to India

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 14 Oct, 2016 - 13:32

On this day 60 years ago – 14th October 1956 - the great Indian social reformer Dr BR Ambedkar converted to Buddhism. 

Sangharakshita worked with Dr Ambedkar’s followers for many years. So to mark this very significant anniversary, The Buddhist Centre Online launches today a new multimedia space “Dr Ambedkar and Sangharakshita: Bringing Buddhism back to India”. 

The ceremony, in Nagpur, central India, was attended by hundreds of thousands of his fellow people, escaping life at the bottom of...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Dr Ambedkar, Sangharakshita and the Buddhist Revolution - Part 2

Posted by Mokshini to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 22:28

Here’s part 2 of a conversation on Dr Ambedkar, Sangharaskhita and the Buddhist Revolution at the European Chairs Assembly Day 7.  Windhorse Publications have chosen the celebration of Dr Ambedkar this October as the occasion to launch the first volume of the ‘Complete Works’  and here Priyananda tells us all about it!

More information on the Windhorse Publications website  - and do remember you can pre-order your copy of this volume  from the second week of September,...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Bhante’s Complete Works well on their way

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 17 Mar, 2016 - 19:51

Bhante’s Complete Works well on their way

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 17 Mar, 2016 - 19:51

In the summer of 2015 Triratna people worldwide raised well over £100,000 for Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday, for the publication of his Complete Works, in hardback, softback and digital format. As Triratna publishers Windhorse Publications report, this mammoth project, anticipated to end in 2021, is well under way: the first volume will appear in October this year. Windhorse director Priyananda reports.

“In the next five years we will publish all the published work of our founder. Twenty-seven...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Gautama Buddha goes audio

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 15 Mar, 2016 - 13:28

Gautama Buddha goes audio

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Tue, 15 Mar, 2016 - 13:28

Several years after its publication on paper, Vishvapani’s book Gautama Buddha: the Life and Teachings of the Awakened One is now available as an audiobook.

This new audio edition is produced by Dharma Audiobooks, a new venture from Triratna’s Jinamitra, better known as Nicholas Soames, founder of Naxos Audio. 
 
Published on paper by Quercus, Gautama Buddha is distributed by Triratna publishers Windhorse Publications, who recently interviewed Vishvapani about the...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Looking Back at 2015

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 18:27

Looking Back at 2015

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 18:27

Thanks to our excellent authors and readers, 2015 has been a very good year for Windhorse Publications. We were pleased to publish four thoughtful new books and to receive support from our readers in the form of sponsorships.

The Buddha on Wall Street was first off the block. Its author Vaddhaka Linn greatly helped us promote it with a near-year-long and near-global tour of Triratna Buddhist centres in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. We are really...

Triratna News
Triratna News

What does it feel like to move towards Enlightenment?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 14 Dec, 2015 - 23:49

What does it feel like to move towards Enlightenment?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 14 Dec, 2015 - 23:49

What does it actually feel like to move towards Enlightenment? That’s the question asked by the authors of two recent books from Windhorse Publications (WP): Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation, by Anālayo, and The Journey and the Guide, by Maitreyabandhu.

As WP’s Hannah Atkinson writes, “Both books are practical guides to the Buddha’s teaching – Compassion and Emptiness focuses on the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness, and The Journey...

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