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Free eBook this week is Living with Kindness

By dhammamegha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2020 - 14:25

Free eBook this week is Living with Kindness

By dhammamegha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2020 - 14:25

‘This is what should be done by one who is skilled in goodness, and who knows the path to peace…’

These are the opening lines of the Karaniya Metta Sutta, the discourse on loving kindness. This is the sutta that introduces the loving kindness or Metta Bhāvanā meditation practice. 

This week’s Windhorse Publications eBook giveaway is a commentary by Sangharakshita on this beautiful and practical guide to living a competent, ethical and liberating life. The book is Living with Kindness. You can download it here until...

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Windhorse Publications

Week 4 of ‘Free the Dharma’: announcing this week’s free eBook

By Windhorse Publi... on Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 - 17:27

Week 4 of ‘Free the Dharma’: announcing this week’s free eBook

By Windhorse Publi... on Tue, 14 Apr, 2020 - 17:27

As the coronavirus situation rolls out across the world, there has been a proliferation of creativity – everything from amateur dramatics and puns to the broadcasting of art and music. Some high-profile musicians have been live streaming from their bedrooms. 

Art in all its forms allows us to be fully human, to create meaning and to nurture what unites us. That’s why this week’s free eBook is The Poet’s Way by Manjusvara. You can download it here. It will be available until the...

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Post-Retreat Resources - Sailing the Worldly Winds

By Centre Team on Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 - 17:29

Post-Retreat Resources - Sailing the Worldly Winds

By Centre Team on Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 - 17:29

We hope you have enjoyed Sailing the Worldly Winds with us this week! Whether you have had the time and space to engage in a full retreat, or you have just dipped in and appreciated a few lines of Dharma here and there, we hope the material has been inspiring and helpful while you are spending more time at home.

One of the highlights of the week was the...

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Free the Dharma - Tales of Freedom free eBook

By dhammamegha on Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 - 08:28

Free the Dharma - Tales of Freedom free eBook

By dhammamegha on Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 - 08:28

This week’s free eBook from Windhorse Publications is Tales of Freedom. You can download it here.

Its author, Vessantara, tackles how to work with our minds when the chips are down. Vessantara is one of Triratna’s most experienced retreat and meditation leaders. He is also a very good storyteller. He shows us that we can find freedom even when life isn’t easy or predictable. Freedom of the kind the Buddha taught is possible whatever your situation. Even when it’s extreme. Even in...

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Windhorse Publications

Week 3 of free eBooks with 'Free the Dharma'

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 - 16:28

Week 3 of free eBooks with 'Free the Dharma'

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 - 16:28

None of us have lived through times like this before. The Dharma gives us tools to work with our everyday minds. It also offers strong medicine for strong times.

This week’s free eBook is Tales of Freedom. You can download it here. Its author, Vessantara, tackles how to work with our minds when the chips are down. Vessantara is one of Triratna’s most experienced retreat and meditation leaders. He is also a very good storyteller. He shows us that we can find...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Responds to the Coronavirus

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 09:57

Triratna Responds to the Coronavirus

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 27 Mar, 2020 - 09:57

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, how have Triratna Buddhist Centres and team-based right livelihood businesses been responding?

By now most Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups have closed their doors - but many have opened up on the digital universe and invited their sanghas to join them online. Various Triratna Centres across the world are now offering courses classes, pujas, urban retreats and other events online. Now is a great time to try out joining in some of the...

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Windhorse Publications

Windhorse Publications' farewell party for Priyananda, Lee Walford and Ratnaghosha

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 2 Mar, 2020 - 12:10

Windhorse Publications' farewell party for Priyananda, Lee Walford and Ratnaghosha

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 2 Mar, 2020 - 12:10

[All photos by Jeremy Peters]

On Monday, 24th February we held a farewell party at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre for Priyananda, Lee Walford and Ratnaghosha. Between them, they’ve given Windhorse Publications over twenty-five years of service.

Priyananda, our outgoing director who’s retiring from full-time employment, was appointed to the post ten years ago. He’s overseen the publication of more than forty new titles, many of which are highly valued not only within Triratna but also throughout the wider Buddhist world. These include Not...

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Triratna News

New Director of Windhorse Publications

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 - 11:07

New Director of Windhorse Publications

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 - 11:07

Priyananda, who has been at the helm of Windhorse Publications for the past ten years, is stepping down as director in March. Windhorse Publications are the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order. They also publish on the whole range of the Buddhist tradition, investing in books by authors such as Anālayo, Vimalasara, Vaddhaka and many others to better communicate Buddhism clearly in the 21st century.

Dhammamegha,...

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Windhorse Publications

Volunteer for Windhorse Publications!

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 - 09:00

Volunteer for Windhorse Publications!

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 - 09:00

We’re looking for a volunteer to provide temporary, part-time customer service cover while Helen is on leave.

Initially, we need cover for 8th–15th May 2020. This will involve up to 12 hours’ work (up to 2 hours per weekday; timing flexible). You’ll be working from home – or wherever you like! All you’ll need is a computer and an Internet connection.

The work is interesting and you’ll gain some experience of one aspect of a small publishing business. Ideally, you’ll be able to visit...

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Volunteer for Windhorse Publications!

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 - 09:00

Volunteer for Windhorse Publications!

By Windhorse Publi... on Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 - 09:00

We’re looking for a volunteer to provide temporary, part-time customer service cover while Helen, who normally covers that aspect of the business, is on leave.

Initially, we need cover for 8th–15th May 2020. This will involve up to 12 hours’ work (up to 2 hours per weekday; timing flexible). You’ll be working from home – or wherever you like! All you’ll need is a computer and an Internet connection. 

The work is interesting and you’ll gain some experience of one aspect of a small publishing...

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