Tag: Windhorse Publications

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Aloka David Smith 1946-2015

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:11

Aloka David Smith 1946-2015

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Aug, 2015 - 17:11

Sadly we report the death of Aloka David Smith from cancer in Birmingham on 31st July. He was 69. His funeral is on Thursday 13th August. (See below.)

Vessantara writes: “Aloka David Smith’s connection with Triratna began in 1997, when he wrote to Sangharakshita enclosing a manuscript he had written, an account of how his insight had unfolded during twenty years of Dharma practice. 

Sangharakshita recognised in him ‘a kindred spirit’, and felt that his account of his Dharma experiences was ‘a treasure’. Sangharakshita felt...

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Sangharakshita's new book

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 17:17

Sangharakshita's new book

By Munisha on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 17:17

With 30 days to go until Bhante’s 90th birthday we’re well over halfway to raising the money for the one birthday present he really wants – the publication of his Complete Works, for everyone, forever. (We’ve got 30 days to raise the remaining £45,000! Can you help?)

Meanwhile, we bring you news of his latest book, soon to be published by Windhorse Publications. Kalyanaprabha is Bhante’s editor. She writes:

“Bhante Sangharakshita moved to Moseley, Birmingham in 1997. He was...

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Women and Buddhism: The Moon and Flowers republished

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 17:39

Women and Buddhism: The Moon and Flowers republished

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 17:39

First published by Windhorse Publications in 1997, The Moon and Flowers is a collection of essays by 19 women Order members. Long out of print, it’s now available once more as an eBook from Windhorse, with all proceeds going to Taraloka Buddhist Retreat Centre for Women.  

To mark this republication, its editor, Kalyanavaca, has issued
•    an article telling the story of how The Moon and Flowers came to...

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Buddhism and economics: an interview with Vaddhaka

By Munisha on Tue, 19 May, 2015 - 19:14

Buddhism and economics: an interview with Vaddhaka

By Munisha on Tue, 19 May, 2015 - 19:14

Vaddhaka is on a tour of Triratna Buddhist centres in the UK and Ireland, promoting his book about Buddhism and capitalism, The Buddha on Wall Street. See below for further dates.

Before his Manchester talk, Clear Vision filmed an interview with him. What is a practical Buddhist response to capitalism? How might an economics motivated by generosity look?

(32 minutes)

Hear Vaddhaka live! The UK and Ireland tour continues:

May 21st  Nottingham Buddhist Centre
May 26th  Liverpool Buddhist Centre (Sorry, this has had to be cancelled.)
May...

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Mind In Harmony by Subhuti - Free Excerpt

Mind In Harmony by Subhuti - Free Excerpt

By Candradasa on Mon, 23 Mar, 2015 - 16:31

Subhuti’s Mind in Harmony: A Psychology of Buddhist Ethics is now available on the Windhorse Publications website in both paperback and eBook format. It has been funded by many generous Mind in Harmony sponsors, who make publishing new Dharma books possible. Although the book is now out, Windhorse are still just under £500 short of their full target, so more donations would be very...

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Mind In Harmony by Subhuti - Crowdfunded And Out Now!

By Candradasa on Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 - 14:41

Mind In Harmony by Subhuti - Crowdfunded And Out Now!

By Candradasa on Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 - 14:41

The team at Windhorse Publications have been in touch with the great news that a major new book from Subhuti has now been published thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Read a free excerpt

Subhuti’s Mind in Harmony: A Psychology of Buddhist Ethics is now available on the Windhorse Publications website in both paperback and eBook format. It has...

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New book by Sangharakshita: Metaphors, Magic and Mystery

By Munisha on Fri, 6 Feb, 2015 - 12:43

New book by Sangharakshita: Metaphors, Magic and Mystery

By Munisha on Fri, 6 Feb, 2015 - 12:43Sangharakshita’s latest book, Metaphors, Magic and Mystery, is now available from Windhorse Publications.Timed to celebrate the opening of Adhisthana’s Sangharakshita Library last month, it’s an anthology on the theme of words.

The book’s editor, Vidyadevi, writes: “It was through reading that Sangharakshita first realised that he was a Buddhist. He has had a great deal to say about words, as this collection shows. For very clear advice on how to approach all the reading opportunities that Dharma...
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Triratna book wins USA Best Book Award

By Munisha on Tue, 9 Dec, 2014 - 17:08

Triratna book wins USA Best Book Award

By Munisha on Tue, 9 Dec, 2014 - 17:08Congratulations to Triratna authors Paramabandhu and Vimalasara, whose book Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction, was recently named in the 2014 USA Best Book Awards, in the self-help category.

Publishers Windhorse Publications are, not surprisingly, delighted at the book’s success. “In terms of sales, Eight Step Recovery is the most successful book that we have published in many, many years, with 2,121 print copies sold and 528 eBooks. Coming up...
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Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31

#EthicalChristmas: Priyananda On The People Behind Windhorse Books

By Centre Team on Sun, 23 Nov, 2014 - 15:31Windhorse Publications originated as the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order. Do you still publish books by Sangharakshita or is your focus now on publishing books by other authors?

We do still publish books by Sangharakshita, but because he is in his old age now, he is writing far less. The most recent of his books that we have put out are previously unpublished material from his early life, ...
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Windhorse Publications: the changing world of Buddhist books

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 13:50

Windhorse Publications: the changing world of Buddhist books

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 13:50In the approach to a certain December festival The Buddhist Centre Online’s Ethical Christmas campaign highlights ways to make generosity even more ethical than usual.

How about buying Buddhist books (online or at your local Triratna centre) from Triratna’s book publishers in Cambridge, UK, Windhorse Publications? As a small Buddhist charitable company they’re distinctive.

Publishing Assistant Hannah writes: “Like other Triratna enterprises, we’re a ‘Team-Based Right Livelihood’; a business guided by Buddhist ethics...

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