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Windhorse Publications turns 50

Thu, 25 Jan, 2024 - 12:30

Windhorse Publications turns 50

Thu, 25 Jan, 2024 - 12:30

This year is going to be significant for Windhorse Publications. After 50 years in operation, we have a lot to celebrate!

Back in the 1970s, what is now Windhorse Publications started out as a scattering of right livelihood businesses including typesetters, printers, distributors and publishers. At first, its newsletters and journals were published under the name Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. It then became Windhorse Press in the early 1970s when it began publishing full length books, starting with The Essence...

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New book available for sponsorship: ‘First Aid Kit for the Mind’ by Vimalasara

Thu, 18 Jan, 2024 - 14:17

New book available for sponsorship: ‘First Aid Kit for the Mind’ by Vimalasara

Thu, 18 Jan, 2024 - 14:17

We would like to introduce you, and invite you to sponsor, the forthcoming book First Aid Kit for the Mind: Breaking the Cycle of Habitual Behaviors by Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John.

Do you struggle with how to respond to being triggered, or with painful habits that you just can’t shift? Help is at hand. Due to be published this May, this illustrated pocketbook will help give you courage to take your life back into your own hands. 

An award-winning author and speaker,...

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The brand new 'Life with Full Attention' app is here! 📱

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 11:00

The brand new 'Life with Full Attention' app is here! 📱

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 11:00

We are extremely pleased to announce that the brand new Life with Full Attention app is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play.

This app is intended to accompany the book’s popular eight-week mindfulness course designed to embue your life with purpose and presence.

In today’s hectic world full of distractions and stress, living mindfully is more important than ever for health and happiness. With Maitreyabandhu’s 30-plus years experience guiding meditation, this app...

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Introducing Liz, our new Operations Manager

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 11:00

Introducing Liz, our new Operations Manager

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 11:00

We’re delighted to welcome Liz Evers to the Windhorse Publications team as our new Operations Manager. Liz will have responsibility for the core operations of the charity and business, and manage the backlist of published titles.

A GFR mitra from Ireland, Liz discovered the dharma through the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

Prior to joining us, she worked in communications management for various charities and more recently in publishing, on the editorial side, and is herself the author of several non-fiction books.

Coming onboard Liz said: ‘Joining...

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Catch up with 'The Subtle Art of Caring' book launch

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 10:00

Catch up with 'The Subtle Art of Caring' book launch

Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 - 10:00

Three weeks ago we introduced The Subtle Art of Caring with author River Wolton online. In this interesting conversation between Dhammamegha and the author we explored themes contained in the book such as:

Idealism and Altruistic Activity - River reflected on the tension between idealism and the shadow side of idealism, reflecting on the concept of becoming a bodhisattva and the potential for idealism in spiritual practice.

Reframing Language and Perception - The video introduces the concept of ‘respair’, a forgotten word...

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'The Subtle Art of Caring' by River Wolton

Fri, 17 Nov, 2023 - 08:00

'The Subtle Art of Caring' by River Wolton

Fri, 17 Nov, 2023 - 08:00

Today we are pleased to be publishing a new book titled The Subtle Art of Caring: A Guide to Sustaining Compassion.

The Buddha taught the practices of loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. These guide us in cultivating positive emotions and minimising harmful ones.

Poet, writer, activist, mentor, and Buddhist teacher River Wolton gives new life to these teachings as resources for a life in which compassion for self and other are mutually sustaining.

You might feel a response when you see...

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Windhorse Publications at Adhisthana!

Wed, 8 Nov, 2023 - 12:39

Windhorse Publications at Adhisthana!

Wed, 8 Nov, 2023 - 12:39

Since the beginning of lockdown in 2020, our small team has largely been working from home. We meet up occasionally in Cambridge for a day, and gather online once a week. But last week we had the opportunity to spend time together at Adhisthana where we came together to discuss important operational matters, make decisions, and shape the future of Windhorse Publications.

Walter, who is responsible for our book marketing, said…

‘The meeting was a resounding success, filled with insightful discussions on...

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The Subtle Art of Caring

Wed, 8 Nov, 2023 - 12:30

The Subtle Art of Caring

Wed, 8 Nov, 2023 - 12:30

A few days ago Dhammamegha had a chance to speak with River Wolton, a poet, activist, community worker, and Buddhist teacher. We will be publishing her new illustrated book The Subtle Art of Caring: A Guide to Sustaining Compassion in a few weeks. It is already available to pre-order now. Find out more about the book.

River’s book is based on the Buddha’s teachings of the Brahma Viharas or divine abodes. In this book, River looks again...

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Out now: ‘Starting on the Buddhist Path’

Wed, 20 Sep, 2023 - 10:30

Out now: ‘Starting on the Buddhist Path’

Wed, 20 Sep, 2023 - 10:30

We’re delighted to announce the release of Starting on the Buddhist Path by Sagaraghosa Rosemary Tennison. Sagaraghosa describes it as the book she wished she’d had when she was beginning her exploration of Buddhism.

The Buddha said that you can’t develop wise perspective and freedom through ideas alone – you need to test the truth in your own experience. Drawing on many years of experience leading classes, courses and retreats, Sagaraghosa has created an engaging and practical guide to transforming your life through Buddhist...

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Windhorse Publications is recruiting!

Mon, 4 Sep, 2023 - 13:06

Windhorse Publications is recruiting!

Mon, 4 Sep, 2023 - 13:06

There is an opportunity to join the small vibrant team at Windhorse Publications, and contribute to making life changing books on Buddhism, mindfulness and meditation available around the world.

We are a vital part of the Triratna Buddhist community and respected within the wider world of Buddhist publishing. With a rich history of nearly 50 years of producing insightful and life changing books, we publish books by Sangharakshita, Triratna Order members and other authors on Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness. 

The new Operations manager will have oversight...