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For this week’s eBook give away we’ve chosen Vajragupta’s Sailing the Worldly Winds. The Buddha talked about being blown about by circumstances beyond our control, and described our usual and often ineffective strategies to try to shore ourselves up. He called these the Worldly Winds.
Vajragupta explores these patterns of hanging on and being blown about. The key to a happier and wiser response, he says, is to acknowledge the fact of what is happening, and actively choose how we respond. Can we be creative, generous and stable? Can we find new opportunities in unsettled times? Can we become a resource to the situations we find ourselves in? This book shows us how.
Click here for your free download (available until April 13).
If you’d prefer to buy a paper copy, it’s available for sale here.
You can still download a free copy of Solitude and Loneliness here until April 6.
To download your free eBook, you will need to go through our checkout process. When you check out, please consider supporting Windhorse Publications by making a donation. Small independent publishers struggle already, but with many of our bookshops closed, we will need your support to survive.
The Buddhist Centre Online will offer an Urban Retreat on the Worldly Winds starting on April 3, and will be using this book as a resource. This is an opportunity for guided practice and study together. You can find out more here.
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