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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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'Abandon self; accept reality.' - Interview with author David Brazier

Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 - 16:24

'Abandon self; accept reality.' - Interview with author David Brazier

Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 - 16:24

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing respected Buddhist teacher and author, David Brazier, about his upcoming book, The Dark Side of the Mirror: forgetting the self in Dōgen’s Genjō Kōan, due for release on 19 March 2019.

What is the significance of the title: The Dark Side of the Mirror?

The theme of the text Genjō Kōan, written by Dōgen when he returned from China, was the nature of satori (Japanese: spiritual enlightenment). Many people think that enlightenment comes as a result...

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Coming soon: ‘The Dark Side of the Mirror’ by David Brazier

Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 - 15:44

Coming soon: ‘The Dark Side of the Mirror’ by David Brazier

Wed, 27 Feb, 2019 - 15:44

There are just three weeks to go before the publication of our latest book, The Dark Side of the Mirror: forgetting the self in Dōgen’s Genjō Kōan, by respected Buddhist teacher and author David Brazier.

Genjō Kōan is the most important chapter in Zen master Dōgen’s principal major work, the Shōbōgenzō. Although Genjō Kōan is familiar to Buddhists both east and west, it is still not well understood. This new translation and commentary draws back the curtain revealing the deeper meaning of the text in language that...

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New Books Coming This Year

Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 - 11:13

New Books Coming This Year

Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 - 11:13

Happy New Year.

We wanted to give you a heads-up on the new books we are publishing in 2019.

The Complete Works

Eight volumes of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita have already been published, and we look forward to the launch of four new volumes in April. The existing 251 subscribers to The Complete Works will automatically receive the new volumes upon publication – you too can subscribe to join these individuals and Centres. Volumes are also available for individual purchase.

The four new volumes coming in April are:

Vol 2: The Three Jewels I  The nine texts...

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Windhorse Publications Job Vacancy: Communications Coordinator

Fri, 14 Dec, 2018 - 10:55

Windhorse Publications Job Vacancy: Communications Coordinator

Fri, 14 Dec, 2018 - 10:55

Help Windhorse Publications market and sell life-changing books in 2019

Windhorse Publications is looking for an Order member or someone in the Triratna ordination process for the position of Communications Coordinator.  The Coordinator develops digital and print marketing campaigns so as to increase sales of Windhorse books on the website, and develops publicity campaigns, specifically with online and social media contacts, Triratna centre bookshops, the general press, Buddhist press, and the book trade.

3 or 4 days per week, negotiable and dependent on experience. ...

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Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Windhorse Publications Free Dharma

Mon, 10 Dec, 2018 - 11:52

Did you know we offer What is the Dharma? The Essential Teachings of the Buddha by Sangharakshita as a free eBook? Simply add it to your cart and check out. Our eBooks are compatible with popular eReaders – find out more about our formats here.

What is the Dharma?

To walk in the footsteps of the Buddha we need a clear and thorough guide to the essential principles of Buddhism. Whether we have just begun our journey or are a practitioner with...

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Transformative New Books in 2019

Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

Transformative New Books in 2019

Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 - 16:18

We have exciting news.

Our production team, led by Michelle, has been hard at work on four meaningful new books for 2019. These books focus on inner reflection and transformation.

If you feel these books are important to you and the world, please consider sponsoring a book. It is a difficult time for independent publishers to stay afloat. Help and support from our readers goes a long way.

Meet our upcoming books:

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Thank You to Our Intern, Abbie

Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 - 13:13

Thank You to Our Intern, Abbie

Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 - 13:13

We were pleased to offer Abbie-Leigh Smith an internship in our office for four weeks. Abbie is a talented master’s student in Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She shares her experience as follows:

“Over the past 4 weeks I have had the opportunity to complete a work experience placement at Windhorse Publications. It was my first experience working in a small non-profit press, and my first time learning about a publishing house as a whole rather than sticking to one...

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