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Announcing our new books for 2020

Thu, 5 Dec, 2019 - 16:39

Announcing our new books for 2020

Thu, 5 Dec, 2019 - 16:39

We’re thrilled to announce the first six of the new books we’ll be publishing in 2020. Three of them are now available for sponsorship.
Why sponsor a book?
Publishing in the 21st century is all about adapting to challenging conditions, with lower profits from online sales and increased competition from digital formats. At Windhorse Publications we are meeting this challenge, but we increasingly need start-up funding for a book’s production and marketing. You can help us by choosing to sponsor...

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Thanks to our intern, Gayathri

Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:42

Thanks to our intern, Gayathri

Mon, 2 Dec, 2019 - 13:42

Last month the team at Windhorse Publications had the pleasure of welcoming intern Gayathri Mahesh one day a week for four weeks. A graduate in Civil Engineering from Chennai, India, Gayathri has a passion for writing and is currently studying for an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University.

Gayathri achieved a lot in only four days. Her first task was to liaise with publishing director, Priyananda, to gather information about on-demand printing. This included arranging phone interviews...

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Windhorse Publications is looking for new books

Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 - 14:44

Windhorse Publications is looking for new books

Thu, 7 Nov, 2019 - 14:44

Do you have an idea for a new book? Are you an author with a draft Dharma manuscript that you’re looking to publish? Windhorse Publications would like to hear from you.

About Windhorse Publications

At Windhorse Publications we produce life-changing Buddhist books for all levels of involvement in the Dharma life, from the complete beginner to the experienced practitioner. We are the main publisher of Sangharakshita and we also publish Dharma books by members of the Triratna community and some practitioner-scholars outside the movement.

Our range...

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Meditation is ‘a whole way of being in the world’: an interview with Paramananda

Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 - 12:21

Meditation is ‘a whole way of being in the world’: an interview with Paramananda

Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 - 12:21

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the well-loved and highly respected meditation teacher, Paramananda, about his latest book, The Myth of Meditation. Here’s a transcript of excerpts from the interview.

In the title of the book, why do you describe meditation as a myth?

Paramananda: I can’t really give you a better answer to that than the subtitle [restoring imaginal ground through embodied Buddhist practice]. It was an attempt to relocate meditation in what I understood its original setting to be, which is a...

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New release ‘most complete and in-depth guide available’ for core Buddhist meditation practice

Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 - 11:24

New release ‘most complete and in-depth guide available’ for core Buddhist meditation practice

Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 - 11:24

The team at Windhorse Publications is thrilled to announce the release of Mindfulness of Breathing: A Practice Guide and Translations, by renowned Buddhist teacher and scholar, Bhikkhu Anālayo. 

Mindfulness of breathing meditation is a core practice in many branches of Buddhism and is one of the two foundational meditation practices taught and practised in the Triratna Buddhist Community.

In Mindfulness of Breathing Anālayo explores the practice of mindfulness of breathing in the sixteen steps of the Ānāpānasati Sutta. The book is an authoritative, practice-orientated elucidation of a foundational Buddhist text, useful to meditators...

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Pick up a bargain in Windhorse Publications’ new season sale

Mon, 23 Sep, 2019 - 15:10

Pick up a bargain in Windhorse Publications’ new season sale

Mon, 23 Sep, 2019 - 15:10

To celebrate the change of season, Windhorse Publications is offering 50% off selected paperbacks for a limited time. 

Meaning in Life by Sarvananda, was £3.99, now £1.99

A Path for Parents by Karunagita, was £11.99, now £5.99

A Guide to the Deities of the Tantra by Vessantara, was £11.99, now £5.99

The Windhorse Colouring Book by Āloka, was £9.99, now £4.99

Tales of Freedom by Vessantara, was £10.99, now £5.49

Thicker Than Blood by Maitreyabandhu, was £9.99, now £4.99

Vegetarianism by Bodhipaksa, was £6.99, now £3.49

The Poet’s Way by Manjusvara, was £8.99, now £4.49

The Triratna Story by Vajragupta, was £9.99, now £4.99

Click here to buy sale titles....

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Giving the Gift of the Dharma

Tue, 10 Sep, 2019 - 16:01

Giving the Gift of the Dharma

Tue, 10 Sep, 2019 - 16:01

Dharmapriya is a Triratna Order member currently living in Berlin. He’s involved with a variety of projects for the movement and is currently concentrating on organising and editing translations.

Forty years ago, when Dharmapriya was still a mitra, he recognised Sangharakshita as a ‘spiritual genius’ and appreciated that his writing was ‘a treasure to be guarded and used’. Over the years, as Sangharakshita’s works were published, Dharmapriya bought them all.

Dharmapriya was delighted when The Complete Works was released, but he hesitated about subscribing;...

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Out now: 'The Myth of Meditation' by Paramananda

Tue, 4 Jun, 2019 - 11:26

Out now: 'The Myth of Meditation' by Paramananda

Tue, 4 Jun, 2019 - 11:26

Windhorse Publications is delighted to announce the release of The Myth of Meditation: restoring imaginal ground through embodied Buddhist practice, the latest book from respected meditation teacher Paramananda, author of Change Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Meditation, The Body, and A Deeper Beauty.

From his three decades of teaching Buddhist meditation, Paramananda offers an approach that is a challenge both to the way we experience ourselves, and the way in which we see and ‘be’ in the world....

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The Complete Works team at Adhisthana

Mon, 15 Apr, 2019 - 12:24

The Complete Works team at Adhisthana

Mon, 15 Apr, 2019 - 12:24

The beginning of April saw the publication of the four latest volumes in The Complete Works of Sangharakshita, bringing the total number of published volumes to twelve. With fifteen more volumes yet to be published, this ambitious project, due for completion in 2024, is almost at its halfway point. 

Last week members of the Complete Works team – most of them volunteers – met at Adhisthana to share their experiences of and perspectives on the project, including the challenges they’ve encountered and the lessons they’ve...

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Out now: four new volumes of 'The Complete Works of Sangharakshita'

Thu, 4 Apr, 2019 - 13:52

Out now: four new volumes of 'The Complete Works of Sangharakshita'

Thu, 4 Apr, 2019 - 13:52

We’re delighted to announce the release of four new volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Volume 2 The Three Jewels I

The nine texts in this volume, written over a period of more than thirty years, show Sangharakshita’s unfolding insight into the significance of going for refuge to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

Volume 4 The Bodhisattva Ideal

An exploration of one of Buddhism’s most sublime teachings: the ideal of the Bodhisattva, who vows to attain enlightenment for the sake of all beings.

Volume 13 Eastern and Western Traditions

In this...

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