Tag: Windhorse Publications

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Recent books from Sangharakshita

By Munisha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 18:50

Recent books from Sangharakshita

By Munisha on Thu, 13 Nov, 2014 - 18:50Two recent publications from Sangharakshita and his editor Kalyanaprabha offer a view on the early stages in the development of his teaching of the Dharma.

Early Writings: 1944-1954
Anagarika Dharmapala: A Biographical Sketch and Other Maha Bodhi Writings

Visiting Kalimpong last year, I met a German academic who was researching the encounter of western Buddhists with Tibetan teachers in Kalimpong in the 1950s – and the effect of this encounter on those teachers and...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Windhorse Publications - Small Buddhist Publishing In A Digital Age

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 20:41
Publishing in the 21st Century is all about change and adapting to challenging conditions, with lower profits from online sales and increased competition from digital formats. Windhorse Publications, a small independent Buddhist publisher in Cambridge, UK, is meeting the digital challenge of this and share their experience with us in a fascinating discussion that’s relevant to anyone looking to publish books in the age of the Kindle and the iPad…

Support the Windhorse crowd-funding...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00

#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00A couple of months ago I was sitting in a room at Adhisthana, listening to my friend Mokshini speak very movingly about some quite profound shifts in her own sense of Dharma practice. She talked about having newly considered in her own life the sorts of issues raised by Triratna’s participation in Buddhist Action Month every year: environmental concerns, economic questions, all manner of socially engaged topics relevant to anyone looking to explore the...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Sponsor the publication of a Windhorse Dharma book

By Munisha on Fri, 19 Sep, 2014 - 12:57

Sponsor the publication of a Windhorse Dharma book

By Munisha on Fri, 19 Sep, 2014 - 12:57Hannah Atikinson writes from Windhorse Publications:

“We wanted you to know about four exciting new books that we plan to publish in 2015: Subhuti’s Mind in Harmony: The Psychology of Buddhist Ethics, Vaddhaka Linn’s The Buddha on Wall Street: What’s Wrong with Capitalism and What We Can Do about It, Maitreyabandhu’s The Journey and the Guide: A Practical Course in Enlightenment, and Anālayo’s Compassion and Emptiness in...
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Community Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 4

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Jul, 2014 - 15:15

Continuing the re-release of the old FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, here is Newsreel 4, covering news from the FWBO and TBMSG from September 1992 to February 1993. (All the Newsreels are now on YouTube.) This video (55 mins) covers:

  • Glasgow Buddhist Centre, UK: Ink Print and Design, Windhorse Publications, a new women’s community, a fire and the gift of Dhanakosa Retreat Centre
  • FWBO Valencia, Spain
  • the Guhyaloka Vihara project, Spain
  • FWBO Helsinki’s new centre, Finland
  • a girls’ hostel and school in Ladakh, part-funded
  • ...
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Community Highlights

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

The latest issue of the Triratna Highlights newsletter, taking us into the new year, is fresh off the digital presses! If you’re signed up to receive it via email, it should be in your inbox now. If you’re not signed up, you can find the web version here, or go to ‘my profile’ (top right of any page when you are logged in), choose ‘edit’ and check the ‘Newsletter sign up’ box.

The newsletter gathers together some of the best...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Three new books from Windhorse Publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Sep, 2012 - 10:11

Three new books from Windhorse Publications

By lokabandhu on Fri, 14 Sep, 2012 - 10:11Hannah writes from Triratna’s publishing house, Windhorse Publications, with news of no less than three new publications by them. She says - “The last few months have been busy at Windhorse with the publication of three books in our 2012 A Buddhist View Series, which examines key issues from a Buddhist perspective and offers practical guidance for living in the 21st century.

In Solitude and Loneliness, Sarvananda explores the themes of isolation and loneliness and...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New book from Windhorse: ‘Solitude and Loneliness’

By lokabandhu on Thu, 14 Jun, 2012 - 05:32

New book from Windhorse: ‘Solitude and Loneliness’

By lokabandhu on Thu, 14 Jun, 2012 - 05:32Windhorse Publications, Triratna’s publishing house, will be releasing their latest title, ‘Solitude and Loneliness: A Buddhist View’ , by Sarvananda on 14 June. Hannah writes from Windhorse with the details, saying -

“Charlie Chaplin observed, ‘Loneliness is the theme of everyone.’ Although true, it is equally true that we all very skilfully, and often unconsciously, organize our lives in such a way as to avoid loneliness.

Drawing on a wide range of sources –...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New edition of ‘Buddhist Meditation’ classic launches with UK book tour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 18 Apr, 2012 - 12:05

New edition of ‘Buddhist Meditation’ classic launches with UK book tour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 18 Apr, 2012 - 12:05Buddhist Meditation’ is the Triratna Buddhist Community’s classic handbook of meditation theory and practice. Originally published over 20 years ago, it has now been completely revised and updated by its author, Kamalashila, and republished by Windhorse Publications, Triratna’s publishing house. Hannah writes from Windhorse with news of a UK tour by Kamalashila celebrating and promoting the book, saying -

“Launching a new comprehensive guide to meditation…
Over the next two months, Kamalashila is launching his new...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New edition of Kamalashila's classic 'Buddhist Meditation' now available

By lokabandhu on Thu, 15 Mar, 2012 - 05:57

New edition of Kamalashila's classic 'Buddhist Meditation' now available

By lokabandhu on Thu, 15 Mar, 2012 - 05:57Today, March 15th, sees Triratna’s Windhorse Publications releasing the new edition of Kamalashila’s Buddhist Meditation: Tranquillity, Imagination and Insight. First published in 1991, the book is a comprehensive and practical guide to Buddhist meditation, providing a complete introduction for beginners, as well as detailed advice for experienced meditators seeking to deepen their practice. Kamalashila explores the primary aims of Buddhist meditation: enhanced awareness, true happiness, and - ultimately - liberating insight into the nature of reality.
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