This week's free eBook and September's monthly sale titlesOn Tue, 1 September, 2020 - 14:30
We hope you enjoy what we’ve got to offer you this week: yet another free eBook – our 25th! – and four newly discounted paperbacks.
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This week’s free eBook
If you’d like to start a practice of meditation but aren’t sure where to start, or if you’ve been meditating for some time and would like to reinvigorate your practice, this week’s free eBook is for you. It’s Wildmind: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meditation by Bodhipaksa.
Meditation helps us to cut through the agonizing clutter of superficial mental turmoil and allows us to experience more spacious and joyful states of mind. It is this pure and luminous state that Bodhipaksa calls ‘wildmind’. From how to build your own stool to how a raisin can help you meditate, this illustrated guide explains everything you need to know to start or strengthen your meditation practice.
Last week’s free eBook, A Guide to the Bodhisattvas by Vessantara will remain free to download until Monday, 7th September.
This month’s discounted paperbacks
Today is the first day of a new month, which means we’re offering 25% off a new set of paperbacks in our Monthly Sale. If you log into your free account, you’ll get an extra 10% discount, giving you a substantial 35% off. If you’ve not yet done so, sign up for your free account here.
The discounted paperbacks for September are:
A Guide to the Buddhist Path by Sangharakshita. Was £16.99, now £12.74. – Sangharakshita sorts out fact from myth and theory from practice to reveal the principal ideals and teachings of Buddhism. The result is a reliable and far-reaching guide to this inspiring path.
Not About Being Good: A Practical Guide to Buddhist Ethics by Subhadramati. Was £9.99, now £7.49. – Buddhist ethics are not about ‘being good’ in order to gain material, social or religious rewards. Instead, as Subhadramati outlines, living ethically springs from the awareness that other people are essentially no different from ourselves.
Mindfully Facing Disease and Death: Compassionate Advice from Early Buddhist Texts by Bhikkhu Anālayo. Was £13.99, now £10.49. – Disease and death are integral parts of human life. Yet when they manifest, we are easily caught unprepared. This book contains passages from the Buddha’s discourses that provide guidance for facing disease and death with mindfulness and compassion.
Exploring Karma and Rebirth by Nagapriya. Was £8.99, now £6.74. – Nagapriya clarifies the traditional Buddhist teachings of karma and rebirth, examines them in relation to their cultural origins, considers how they are still relevant today, and offers an imaginative reading of what the teachings could mean for us now.