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What Is Coming in 2018

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 4 Jan, 2018 - 12:16

What Is Coming in 2018

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:

A Survey of Buddhism/The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path (Volume 1) – This volume includes A Survey of Buddhism and The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold...

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Looking Back at 2017

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 28 Dec, 2017 - 11:33

Looking Back at 2017

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 IIMahayana 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...

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Introducing our new Customer Service Assistant, Amanda Katz

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:40

Introducing our new Customer Service Assistant, Amanda Katz

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...

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New Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo Just Released - A Meditator's Life of the Buddha

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 19 Dec, 2017 - 13:26

New Book by Bhikkhu Anālayo Just Released - A Meditator's Life of the Buddha

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.

In his foreword,...

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Four New, Upcoming Volumes in the Complete Works of Sangharakshita - From the Survey to Mount Kanchenjunga

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 10:23

Four New, Upcoming Volumes in the Complete Works of Sangharakshita - From the Survey to Mount Kanchenjunga

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 10:23

The Complete Works of Sangharakshita is going strong with four volumes published. These are: Dr. Ambedkar and the Revival of Buddhism I, The Three Jewels II, Mahayana Myths and Stories and The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong.

Nearly 200 people (including Centres) have subscribed for the complete set, with the Hardback + eBook option the most popular one. The volumes are also sold individually, and...

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Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

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...

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Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 26 Sep, 2017 - 13:38

Letters from Prison – Free Dharma for Inmates

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.

Individuals send letters of...

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Mindful Emotion Reviews Are Positive

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 - 11:29

Mindful Emotion Reviews Are Positive

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 - 11:29

Dr. Paramabandhu Groves has been busy touring UK and Ireland Triratna Buddhist Centres from Brighton to Glasgow to Dublin. He has been giving talks and leading meditations in kindness. Windhorse Publications published his book, co-authored with psychologist Dr. Jed Shamel, Mindful Emotion: A Short Course in Kindness in March this year. So far, reviews have been glowing.

Sarah Bargiela reports in the Journal of Mental Health:

“In...

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Eight Step Recovery Changing Lives

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 10:20

Eight Step Recovery Changing Lives

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.

We are pleased at this success story - how...

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Two Upcoming New Books by Vajragupta and Analayo

Posted by Giulietta - Win... on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 10:41

Two Upcoming New Books by Vajragupta and Analayo

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.

In Winter 2017/Spring 2018, we plan to release two new titles: Anālayo’s A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha: Based on the Early Discourses and Vajragupta’s Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature.
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