Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 4 Jan, 2018 - 12:16
We hope you had a good start to the new year. We’d like to share some of the highlights coming up for Windhorse Publications in 2018.
The Complete Works of Sangharakashita
Four new volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita are coming in March, in time for celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the Triratna Order, which was founded by Sangharakshita. These are:
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 28 Dec, 2017 - 11:33
As the year draws to a close, we would like to look back on some of the highlights for our small Publishing House in 2017.
The Complete Works of Sangharakshita – Following the launch of Dr. Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I, three new volumes were published in March: The Three Jewels II, Mahayana Myths and Stories, and The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong. Nearly 200 subscriptions for the whole set of the Complete Works have been taken out, with the Hardback + eBook...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:40
We are pleased to announce a new staff member. Amanda Katz recently joined our small team as Customer Service Assistant. This is a new role, as our book production manager, Michelle, was covering these types of queries. As our sales and reach have grown, so has the customer service role.
Amanda brings a wealth of skills to us. Her previous jobs include working for Windhorse Publications and Urthona Journal as a freelance proofreader. She has helped out as a bookshop assistant at...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 19 Dec, 2017 - 13:26
We have good news to share. We are pleased to announce that A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Anālayo has just been released. Sponsors should have received their eBook copies already, and paperback copies are on their way. (Thank you, sponsors.)
A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha is by Anālayo, a scholar of early Buddhism, and a Buddhist monk. The book follows the Buddha’s journey through life, particularly as a meditator . Each chapter concludes with suggestions to support meditation practices.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23
Vajragupta is ordained within the Triratna Buddhist movement, and the author of a couple of our bestsellers. Sailing the Worldly Winds and Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life provide clear introductions and guidance to incorporating meditation and Buddhist practices into daily life. Vajragupta also wrote The Triratna Story, which provides perspectives on the Triratna Buddhist movement from its beginnings in the 1970s to the modern day.
Vajragupta is currently working on two books – Wild Awake, which we will publish...
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38
We’d like to share some moving words from a group of readers we have had for years now. On request, our Publishing Controller Michelle sends free Windhorse Publications books and written replies to prisoners. The gratitude with which they receive them is touching. These books and letters enhance their lives, and in a place where there is a lot of time for reflection, they can find greater self awareness and understanding through the Dharma.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 10:20
In 2013 we published Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara) and Dr Paramabandhu Groves. Since then, the book has won two prestigious awards: the 2014 USA Best Book Awards and the 2015 International Book Awards. An international Eight Step Recovery movement has emerged, with regular courses and meetings in the UK, Finland, the US, Canada and Mexico.
Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 10:41
This year we were able to meet the challenges of contemporary publishing and release Mindful Emotion alongside three new volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita. We would like to extend a big thank you to those who made this possible - the books exist due to your collective generosity.