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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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The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 16:13

The Complete Works of Sangharakshita

Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 16:13

A dedicated teacher of the Dharma and a prolific author, the words of Sangharakshita live on through his Order and community, recorded talks and books.

Windhorse Publications has been the main publisher of Sangharakshita since its foundation in 1974, and we continue to publish his writings through The Complete WorksThe Complete Works of Sangharakshita include all his previously published work, as well as talks, seminars and writings published for the first time. Eight volumes have been published, and there are nineteen more to come.

This collection represents the definitive...

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News About Our Books

Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 - 14:46

News About Our Books

Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 - 14:46

We hope you are well. We would like to share some good news about two of our recent releases.

Find a chapter of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature by Vajragupta in the Fall 2018 edition of Parabola magazine, ’The Journey Home’.  

“Each time I dive deeper into the wilderness I can feel that green fire burning through me. Within me and without, I can sense the intense aliveness of life. But then I have to go back to my other life. How to...

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Interview with the author – Shantigarbha on his new book I’ll Meet You There

Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 16:43

Interview with the author – Shantigarbha on his new book I’ll Meet You There

Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 16:43

I’d love empathy to become a household word.

Shantigarbha, the author of our new release I’ll Meet You There: A Practical Guide to Empathy, Mindfulness and Communication shares his passion for Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and inspiration for the book in an interview for NVC-UK. Shantigarbha is an experienced teacher of both NVC and Buddhism; he is also a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order. He was given the name Shantigarbha, which means ‘seed of peace’.

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New Book - Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide by Bhikkhu Anālayo

Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 - 12:21

New Book - Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide by Bhikkhu Anālayo

Thu, 2 Aug, 2018 - 12:21

We are thrilled to announce Satipatthana Meditation: A Practice Guide by Buddhist meditator, scholar, and award-winning author, Bhikkhu Anālayo, is now released. 

Following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Insight and Perspectives on Satipatthana, in this book, Anālayo provides inspiration and guidance to all meditators, of any tradition and any level of experience. Each of the twenty-four chapters concludes with suggestions to support meditative practice.

“This is a pearl of a book. It is a treasure-house of practical teachings, rendered accessible with a clear and...

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Shantigarbha's New Book and BBC Radio Interview

Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 13:47

Shantigarbha's New Book and BBC Radio Interview

Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 13:47

We are thrilled to report author Shantigarbha has recently been interviewed by Steve Yabsley on BBC Radio Bristol. 

Listen to it soon, as it will expire 25 July. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p069878z  

Shantigarbha talks about empathy, his new book and his life as a Buddhist.

I’ll Meet You There: A Practical Guide to Empathy, Mindfulness and Communication by Shantigarbha is available from our website and Triratna Centre Bookshops in the UK. It will be released in the US in September.

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Thanks to Our Volunteer, Ciara

Mon, 11 Jun, 2018 - 12:08

Thanks to Our Volunteer, Ciara

Mon, 11 Jun, 2018 - 12:08

We appreciated having Ciara Myton join our team for five Tuesdays as a volunteer. Ciara has finished her second year of a publishing degree at Oxford Brookes University, and leant her friendliness and skills to our office.

Her work towards updating prices and ‘See Inside’ book excerpts on our website was a helpful contribution. She also helped start the mountainous task of cataloguing foreign-language editions of Windhorse Pubs titles. Finally, she researched target audiences for our upcoming new book I’ll...

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